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January 23, 2020
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Physicist Rupak Mahapatra Named Director of Research Engagement for Texas A&M System National Laboratories Office
The NLO was established to increase engagement between researchers throughout the Texas A&M System and all DOE affiliated laboratories.
January 23, 2020
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MIT Researchers Realize "Ideal" Kagome Metal Electronic Structure
Newly synthesized compound of iron and tin atoms in 1-to-1 ratio displays unique behavior.
January 23, 2020
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Chemical Engineering Professor Receives Nanoscale Science and Engineering Award
Kristen Fichthorn recently received the 2019 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
January 22, 2020
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Scrubbing Carbon Dioxide from Smokestacks for Cleaner Industrial Emissions
Researchers have uncovered a better way to scrub carbon dioxide from smokestack emissions, which could be a key to mitigating global climate change.
January 22, 2020
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Quenching Water Scarcity with a Good Pore
Researchers shed light on how water interacts with MOFs and move closer to developing materials that address the challenge of global water scarcity.
January 22, 2020
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Chemists Glimpse the Fleeting "Transition State" of a Reaction
New technique for observing reaction products offers insights into the chemical mechanisms that formed them.
January 21, 2020
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Allison Zahorec: Studying Microarthropods
Allison Zahorec is a doctoral student studying in the Landis Lab in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University.
January 21, 2020
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Tiny Magnetic Particles Enable New Material to Bend, Twist, and Grab
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a material that uses magnetic fields to transform into a variety of shapes.
January 21, 2020
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Can We Develop Computer Chips That Run On Light?
Researchers are trying to develop a new generation of chips that would control photons as reliably as today’s chips control electrons.
January 17, 2020
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CMU Becomes Go-To Place for Machine Learning in Catalysis Research
Both the DOE and the NSF have invested in pioneering research into the role of machine learning in the discovery of new catalysts.
January 17, 2020
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Self-Driving Microrobots
New study proposes a strategy for microscale robots that can sense symptoms of a material defect and navigate autonomously to the defect site.
January 17, 2020
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How a ‘Vegetable Ion’ Helped Scientists Unlock Theory Behind Transitions of Materials
Scientists publish most complete picture to date of the transition from conductor to insulator in a type of material called transition metal oxides.
January 16, 2020
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New Polymer Material May Help Batteries Become Self-Healing and Recyclable
Engineers at the University of Illinois have developed a solid polymer-based electrolyte that can self-heal after damage.
January 16, 2020
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Researchers Use a Material's 'Memory' to Encode Unique Physical Properties
A new study shows that certain types of materials have a “memory” of how they were processed, stored, and manipulated.
January 16, 2020
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The Coldest Reaction
With ultracold chemistry, researchers get a first look at exactly what happens during a chemical reaction.
January 15, 2020
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Spin on Perovskite Research Advances Potential for Quantum Computing
A two-dimensional hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite can inject spin aligned electrons into active layers w/o the need of an external magnetic field.
January 15, 2020
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Physics Ph.D. Student Helping to Build World’s Largest Digital Camera
Thanks to a grant from DOE, physics Ph.D. student Emily Phillips Longley is spending six months at SLAC helping to build a camera.
January 15, 2020
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Breaking (and Restoring) Graphene’s Symmetry in a Twistable Electronics Device
Columbia researchers invent a new way to tune the properties of 2D materials by adjusting the twist angle between them.
January 14, 2020
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Cell-Free Synthetic Biology Comes of Age
Cell-free systems stand to dramatically impact society, from the environment to medicine to education.
January 14, 2020
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Camouflage Made of Quantum Material Could Hide You From Infrared Cameras
Researchers have discovered the uncanny ability of a material to hide a target by masking its telltale heat properties.
January 14, 2020
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Taking an X-Ray of an Atomic Bond
To better understand the behavior of conductive and magnetic materials, researchers at Drexel are taking a closer look at their atomic bonds.
January 13, 2020
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Detours May Make Batteries Better
Rice University scientists show point defects in cathode crystals may speed lithium absorption.
January 13, 2020
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Wayne State University Alumna wins a Department of Energy Early Career Research Award
The funding will go toward building the LANL physics division’s Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) effort.
January 13, 2020
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Clemson Materials Research in Quantum Computing May Lead to Computational Speeds Never Seen Before
An emerging technology called quantum computing may soon be capable of solving incredibly complex problems.
January 10, 2020
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Chasing Order Beyond the Realm of the Visible: A New Tool Tidies Up Molecules at the Nano Level
A new study from MSU reports the design of new, artificial cellular parts that can organize, ‘tidy up’, molecules inside living cells.