April 16, 2024

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From Negative Results to New Discoveries

MSU-DOE PRL researchers revealed a misconception that had been growing in plant science about one of the fundamental puzzle pieces of photosynthesis.

April 16, 2024

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Professor by Day, Risk Assessor on the Side: MC’s Dr. Jesse Smith ’08 Puts His Coding Skills to Work at ORNL

Smith is part of a team at ORNL putting together a database for the computation of environmental risk from exposure to chemicals and radionuclides.

April 16, 2024

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UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers Harness the Sun to Produce Clean Energy Alternative

The researchers have developed a unique approach to harnessing the sun’s energy to produce hydrogen gas, a potential clean energy source, from water.

April 15, 2024

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New Reactor Could Save Millions When Making Ingredients for Plastics and Rubber from Natural Gas

A new reactor system using natural gas would avert a shortage of a workhorse chemical, propylene, used for automotive parts, cleaning products, & more

April 15, 2024

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Rice Nuclear Physics Team Tapped to Lead $15 Million Large Hadron Collider Upgrade Project

The prestigious grant will pave the way for a new frontier of scientific discoveries within the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) program.

April 15, 2024

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UCLA Electrical and Computer Engineer Co-authors Department of Energy Report on Future of Laser Technology

Assistant professor Sergio Carbajo co-led a science panel on novel radiation and particle sources and helped pen a report on laser technology.

April 12, 2024

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For the First Time, Scientists Take an Atomic Freeze-Frame of Liquid Water

A research team got the first peek of the real-time motion of electrons in liquid water while the rest of the world stood still.

April 12, 2024

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DayCent-CABBI: New Model Integrates Soil Microbes, Large Perennial Grasses

A CABBI research team developed DayCent-CABBI, a model that integrates soil microbes and the distinct physiological traits of large perennial grasses.

April 12, 2024

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Transforming Wood Waste for Sustainable Manufacturing

A Washington University in St. Louis associate professor takes a detailed look at lignin disassembly on path to replace petroleum with renewables.

April 11, 2024

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Say Hello to Biodegradable Microplastics

Research at UC San Diego shows plant-based polymers can disappear within seven months.