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February 22, 2021
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New Platform Generates Hybrid Light-Matter Excitations in Highly Charged Graphene
Columbia researchers are the first to use static charge between 2D atomic layers to provide a new route for generating graphene plasmon polaritons.
February 22, 2021
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FSU Chemistry Professor Uses Old Materials to Make Newer, Better Solar Cells
Biwu Ma published a new study on how a novel structure could create blue light in a type of material called a perovskite.
February 19, 2021
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Supernova Surprise Creates Elemental Mystery
Michigan State University researchers show that the innermost regions of supernovae can forge carbon atoms over 10x faster than previously thought.
February 19, 2021
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Turning a Weed Into a Profit-Yielding Crop
Two researchers at Ohio State University have began a study to create the most resilient, high-yielding varieties of pennycress for farmers to grow.
February 19, 2021
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New Method Sees Fibers in 3D, Uses it to Estimate Conductivity
A two-part study at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign developed a method to create 3D models of the fibers within composite materials.
February 18, 2021
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An Escape Route for Seafloor Methane
Leakage from frozen layers was a puzzle, but a new study shows how the potent greenhouse gas breaks through icy barriers.
February 18, 2021
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Discoveries Highlight New Possibilities for Magnesium Batteries
Researchers reported a breakthrough in developing a new cathode and electrolyte, increasing power density comparable to that in li-ion batteries.
February 18, 2021
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Inside the Black Box of Iron Oxide Formation
An engineer at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington U in St. Louis observes iron hydroxide’s moment of creation on a quartz substrate.
February 17, 2021
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Pitt Researchers Create Nanoscale Slalom Course for Electrons
Professors from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh have created a serpentine path for electrons.
February 17, 2021
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Researchers Develop a Computer Model to Optimize Vaccinations
A newly developed fast, scalable algorithm can optimize the distribution of vaccines in a simulated epidemic network.
February 17, 2021
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Engineering Researcher Receives EPSCoR Grant for Electrocatalysis Work
Lauren Greenlee received a $750,000 award from DOE to investigate the chemical and electronic structure of iron and oxygen atoms.
February 16, 2021
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ISU Physics Professor McNulty Gets $539K Grant to Support Students, Researchers to Study Fundamental Nuclear Structure
McNulty’s research essentially supports fundamental experimental physics projects that take place primarily at Jefferson Lab.
February 16, 2021
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Quantum X-ray Microscope Will “Ghost Image” Molecules
Scientists at Stony Brook U and Brookhaven Lab have begun building a quantum-enhanced X-ray microscope at the National Synchrotron Light Source II.
February 16, 2021
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Microbes Help Unlock Phosphorus for Plant Growth
Research shows that microbes taken from trees growing beside mountain-fed streams could make phosphorus more accessible to agricultural crops.
February 12, 2021
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Replicating Surfaces, Right Down to a Fraction of an Atom
Professor Udo Schwarz demonstrated a process that can replicate a surface’s features to details of less than 1/20th the diameter of an atom.
February 12, 2021
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CCNY Researchers Overcome Barriers to Functionalization of Bio-Inspired Solar Energy Harvesting Materials
Researchers at The City College of New York can demonstrate a synthetic strategy to stabilize bio-inspired solar energy harvesting materials.
February 12, 2021
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Solving for Nuclear Structure in Light Nuclei
Prof. Pastore’s nuclear theory research contributes to a body of increasingly accurate, descriptive calculations of nuclear structure and reactions.
February 11, 2021
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New Solvent-Based Recycling Process Could Cut Down on Millions of Tons of Plastic Waste
Using a series of solvent washes guided by thermodynamic calculations of polymer solubility, researchers used the STRAP process to separate polymers.
February 11, 2021
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Shaping Up: The Future of Fusion Power
A new project at the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade will contribute to eventual design of energy-producing tokamak reactors.
February 11, 2021
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World’s Smallest Atom-Memory Unit Created
Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have created the smallest memory device yet.
February 10, 2021
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Among the 'Best and Brightest,' Two NIU Scientists Win DOE Awards
Erik Sarnello & Brianna Stamas are among 52 students to be selected for the 2020 Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
February 10, 2021
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Researchers Peer Inside Deadly Pathogen’s Burglary Kit
Researchers used an imaging technique - cryo-electron microscopy - to understand the shapes and interactions of the bacterium Francisella tularensis.
February 10, 2021
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UMass Researcher Allocated Supercomputer Access Through DOE INCITE Program
Stephen de Bruyn Kops and team will access supercomputers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to further their work studying fluids and turbulence.
February 9, 2021
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A New Understanding of Ionic Interactions with Graphene and Water
New findings could inform design of environmental technologies behind water purification processes and electric energy storage.
February 9, 2021
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Gut Microbiome Manipulation Could Result from Virus Discovery
Rutgers co-authored research could aid efforts to engineer beneficial bacteria.