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December 3, 2020
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New Project Brings UW Engineers Into International Efforts to Improve Particle Accelerators
Professors Szlufarska, Morgan, and Couet will model and test the durability of next generation, beryllium-based, target materials.
December 3, 2020
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UChicago Chemists Invent Way to Customize Compounds Just a Few Atoms Thick
UChicago scientists have found a new way to manipulate surface groups—the elements or compounds on the surface of a material.
December 3, 2020
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Scientists Tackle Plastic Waste with $12.8M Award from Department of Energy
An interdisciplinary team of researchers explores new methods of plastic upcycling.
December 2, 2020
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FSU Researchers Help Develop Sustainable Polymers
Their findings may help the industry to produce plastics that are better for the environment.
December 2, 2020
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"Sticky Roots" and the Fate of Soil Carbon in Natural Ecosystems
MSU will study chemical, physical, and biological processes in watersheds, salt marshes, wetlands, and other environments for earth system models.
December 2, 2020
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Provably Exact Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear and Particle Physics
MIT-led team uses AI and machine learning to explore fundamental forces.
December 1, 2020
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Department of Physics Part of National Effort to Develop Revolutionary Quantum Computers
A group will use low temperature scanning tunneling microscopy, revealing the electronic properties of materials down to the atomic scale.
December 1, 2020
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UMD Research Team Advances the Battery Revolution
The team will focus on precision 3D battery designs to determine the power & energy performance of electrical energy storage devices at the nanoscale.
December 1, 2020
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Stanford Researchers Identify 'Landfalling Droughts' that Originate Over Ocean
This new type of “landfalling drought”, which can cause larger, drier conditions than other droughts, may be predictable before impacting land.
November 30, 2020
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Metal Wires of Carbon Complete Toolbox for Carbon-Based Computers
Transistors based on carbon rather than silicon could potentially boost computers’ speed and cut their power consumption more than a thousandfold.
November 30, 2020
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Researchers Identify New Type of Superconductor
Cornell researchers have discovered a possible third type of superconducting material, the g-wave.
November 30, 2020
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NU Receives $115 Million Federal Grant to Research and Develop "Beyond State-of-the-Art" Quantum Computer
DOE announces that the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center was selected as one of five national quantum information science centers.
November 24, 2020
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New Brain Cell-Like Nanodevices Work Together to Identify Mutations in Viruses
Scientists from Texas A&M U, Hewlett Packard Labs & Stanford University have described a new nanodevice that acts almost identically to a brain cell.
November 24, 2020
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OU-Led Study Expands Understanding of Ecological Factors Driving Microbial Community Assembly in Response to Warming
Researchers at OU lead a study that aims to better understand ecological community assembly mechanisms in response to climate warming.
November 24, 2020
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Scientists Invent Faster, Cheaper Strategy for Designing Infrared-Emitting Materials
New technique, developed at Northwestern University, co-crystallizes different molecules to make two-photon excited near-infrared materials.
November 23, 2020
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Mining Molecular Data with Cryo-EM Unveils Hidden Biological Secrets
Researchers at the Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery and Arizona State U have taken a new approach to studying molecules of life.
November 23, 2020
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UW Faculty Members Lead Research on Phase Behavior of Fluids Confined in Nanoporous Media
The phase behavior of nanoconfined pure fluids & fluid mixtures are crucial for recovery mechanisms in ultratight shale oil reservoirs.
November 23, 2020
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Caltech and UCLA Researchers Discover Effective Pathway to Convert Greenhouse Gas into Valuable Products
A research team from Caltech & UCLA's Samueli School of Engineering demonstrated a promising way to efficiently convert carbon dioxide into ethylene.
November 20, 2020
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Elected Officials, President McInnis Mark Launch of BNL Collider Project
The event was an opportunity for in-person and virtual speakers to voice their support for this one-of-a-kind nuclear physics research facility.
November 20, 2020
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New Design Principles for Spin-based Quantum Materials
Criteria for designing targeted quantum materials could support Internet of Things devices and other resource-intensive technologies.
November 20, 2020
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Flipping Light On-Off Turns Bacteria Into Chemical Factories
Researchers have invented a method for using light to turn on and off a mechanism in E. coli bacteria that is key to producing valuable chemicals.
November 19, 2020
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New Estimates for the Rise in Sea Levels Due to Ice Sheet Mass Loss Under Future Climate Change
A team of researchers have calculated new estimates for the melting of Earth’s ice sheets due to greenhouse gas emissions and its impact on sea levels
November 19, 2020
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E-Beam Atomic-scale 3-D ‘Sculpting’ Could Enable New Quantum Nanodevices
Researchers have demonstrated the ability to both etch away & deposit high-resolution nanoscale patterns on two-dimensional layers of graphene oxide.
November 19, 2020
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UNM Biologists Study Antarctic Viruses
Biologists have been using Center for Advanced Research Computing resources to analyze viruses found in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica.
November 18, 2020
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From CO2 to Ethylene — UCLA and Caltech Researchers Discover Effective Pathway to Convert Greenhouse Gas into Valuable Products
The scientists developed special nanoscale wires to catalyze a chemical reaction that reduces greenhouse gas emissions while generating ethylene.