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January 15, 2021
The Odd Structure of ORF8: Scientists Map the Coronavirus Protein Linked to Immune Evasion and Disease Severity
Biologists used crystallography performed at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source to reveal the new virus’s unusual protein structure.
January 15, 2021
Using Neural Networks for Faster X-Ray Imaging
Scientists from Argonne are using artificial intelligence to decode X-ray images faster, which could aid innovations in medicine, materials & energy.
January 15, 2021
Study Shows Tweaking One Layer of Atoms on a Catalyst's Surface Can Make it Work Better
The surprising results offer a way to boost the activity and stability of catalysts for making hydrogen fuel from water.
January 14, 2021
Impacts of Climate Change on Our Water and Energy Systems: It’s Complicated
A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and UC Santa Barbara propose a framework for evaluating climate change adaptations.
January 13, 2021
Insights Through Atomic Simulation
A Journal of Chemical Physics issue highlights PNNL contributions to NWChem and CP2K, two prominent software packages for computational chemistry.
January 13, 2021
Better Together: Scientists Discover Far-Reaching Applications of Nanoparticles Made of Multiple Elements
An emerging type of alloy nanoparticle proves more stable, durable than single-element nanoparticles.
January 13, 2021
Next-Generation Particle Beam Cooling Experiment Under Way at Fermilab Accelerator
The new technology - optical stochastic cooling - may enable future experiments to generate brighter beams of charged particles.
January 12, 2021
Some Assembly Required: APS Upgrade Takes First Practice Run Building Modules for the New Storage Ring
A team used heavy cranes to lift magnets weighing thousands of pounds and connect them to a cast iron girder and concrete plinth to form a module.
January 12, 2021
Students Identify Starting Points for Potential COVID-19 Inhibitors
Virtual drug-discovery internships provide opportunity for hands-on experience with real-world impact.
January 12, 2021
First Glimpse of Polarons Forming in a Promising Next-Gen Energy Material
These fleeting disruptions may help explain why these materials are exceptionally good at turning sunlight into electrical current in solar cells.
January 11, 2021
New National Facility at PPPL and Princeton University Explores Low Temperature Plasma for Innovative Uses
The facility has selected its second round of 14 collaborative projects and five fast-track projects - aimed at testing prospective ideas.
January 11, 2021
Argonne Scientists to Use AI and Machine Learning to "Tune" User Facilities, Starting with ATLAS
Using AI and ML will reduce the time needed to switch between experiments, may improve beam quality with new diagnostics & real-time data acquisition.
January 11, 2021
Scientists Tap the Power of High-Performance Computing in a Bet to Understand Cancer Growth
Researchers are running thousands of simulations on Summit to identify how a specific protein triggers up to 30 percent of all human tumors.
January 8, 2021
New Engine Capability Accelerates Advanced Vehicle Research
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is designing a neutronic research engine to evaluate new materials and designs for advanced vehicles.
January 8, 2021
Striking Gold: Advanced Photon Source Enables Catalysis Research at Small Scales
By examining tiny particles of gold w/ X-ray beams, scientists hope they can learn how to cut down on carbon monoxide emissions from motor vehicles.
January 8, 2021
Speeding Toward Improved Hydrogen Fuel Production
A new nanomaterial helps obtain hydrogen from a liquid energy carrier, in a key step toward a stable and clean fuel source.
January 7, 2021
Experiment to Precisely Measure Electrons Moves Forward
The MOLLER experiment moves forward to provide a precise measurement of a well-understood process in hopes of uncovering new physics.
January 7, 2021
Nikhil Tiwale: Practicing the Art of Nanofabrication
A postdoc researcher in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven Lab, Tiwale fabricates new kinds of microelectronic device components.
January 7, 2021
Ettringite Cements Its Potential
Researchers have discovered that a mineral found naturally in cement—ettringite—can latch on to & detain a wily and worrisome radioactive contaminant.
January 6, 2021
Scientists Collaborate on Public-Private Partnership to Facilitate the Development of Commercial Fusion Energy
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab is collaborating with private industry on cutting-edge fusion research aimed at achieving commercial fusion energy.
January 6, 2021
Scientists Get the Most Realistic View Yet of a Coronavirus Spike's Protein Structure
The study, done on a relative of the virus that causes COVID-19, paves the way for seeing more clearly how spike proteins initiate infections.
January 6, 2021
From Molecule to Medicine via Machine Learning
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers accelerate COVID-19 drug discovery using advanced molecular modeling and data science.
January 5, 2021
A Partnership for Public Engagement
The Science Public Engagement Partnership (SciPEP) will explore special characteristics and challenges of public engagement in discovery research.
January 5, 2021
The Continuing Quest to Find a Better Battery
To begin their work, researchers used economic models of different batteries and their applications to inform experiments and analyses.
January 4, 2021
Scientists Recruit New Atomic Heavyweights in Targeted Fight Against Cancer
Promising approach could better harness the curative power of radiation treatments and lessen the severity of their more debilitating side effects.