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June 21, 2019
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New Research Could Boost Efficiency of Solar Cells
Solar energy could be made more efficient in the future, thanks to new findings published by scientists from Stony Brook and Brookhaven Lab.
June 21, 2019
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Impact of Warming on Peatlands
More methane is released than carbon dioxide; microbial diversity declines.
June 21, 2019
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Switchgrass Hybrid Yields Insights Into Plant Evolution
Researchers at MSU have identified specific parts of genetic code within the plant that could contribute to larger switchgrass harvests.
June 20, 2019
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‘Sandwich’ Structure Key to Thin LSMO Films Retaining Magnetic Properties
New findings have implications for future use of lanthanum strontium manganite in spintronic-based computing and storage devices.
June 20, 2019
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Structuring Sweetness: What Makes Stevia So Sweet?
New research from Washington University in St. Louis reveals the molecular machinery behind the high-intensity sweetness of the stevia plant.
June 20, 2019
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UCI Scientists Create New Class of Two-dimensional Materials
Fabrication could help unlock new quantum computing and energy technologies.
June 19, 2019
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New Method for Engineering Metabolic Pathways
Two approaches developed at Northwestern Engineering provide a faster way to create complex molecules.
June 19, 2019
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Video Gamers Design Brand New Proteins
By playing Foldit, citizen scientists can now help protein researchers create novel vaccines, cancer therapies and more.
June 19, 2019
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Chemists Manipulate the Physics of Digital Devices
Researchers at UC San Diego lower voltage of electrical current to boost energy efficiency.
June 18, 2019
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Researchers Develop Superconducting Quantum Refrigerator
Physicist Andrew Jordan from the University of Rochester and his fellow researchers have conceived an idea for a superconducting quantum refrigerator.
June 18, 2019
NMSU Receives Two Grants from DOE to Work with National Laboratories
Kenneth “KC” Carroll, an associate professor at New Mexico State University, and his collaborators have received two $300,000 grants from DOE.
June 18, 2019
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Microscopic ‘Donuts’ a Treat for Quantum Tech
Rice University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists study potential of synthetic strain engineering in 2D materials.
June 17, 2019
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Virginia Tech Helps Lead Broadest Study of Battery Electrode Failure in New Journal Article
Researchers at Virginia Tech co-led an international study that detailed the broadest understanding of what happens during battery electrode failure.
June 17, 2019
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Gut Bacteria Influence Autism-like Behaviors in Mice
Now, using mouse models, Caltech researchers have discovered that gut bacteria directly contribute to autism-like behaviors in mice.
June 17, 2019
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To Create a High-temperature Superconductor, Try These Materials
Northwestern Engineering researchers have identified 14 compounds with specific electronic trait.
June 14, 2019
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$100 million Commitment Launches Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
Gift from Pritzker Foundation supports creation of nation’s first school dedicated to molecular engineering.
June 14, 2019
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Research Deepens Understanding of Gut Bacteria’s Connections to Human Health and Disease
Researchers at Oregon State University have made an important advance in understanding the roles that gut bacteria play in human health.
June 14, 2019
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Scientists Offer Designer 'Big Atoms' on Demand
In the not-so-distant future, researchers may be able to build atoms to your specifications with the click of a button.
June 13, 2019
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Most Detailed X-ray Image of Batteries Yet to Reveal Why They Still Aren't Good Enough
A multi-institute team of researchers has developed the most comprehensive view yet of lithium-ion battery electrodes.
June 13, 2019
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Princeton Researchers Discover Link Between Circadian Clock and Fat Metabolism
The enzyme Nocturnin, which governs daily tasks such as fat metabolism and energy usage, works in an entirely different way than previously thought.
June 13, 2019
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Nanoscale Sculpturing Leads to Unusual Packing of Nanocubes
Understanding this behavior is key to engineering new materials with specific desired properties.
June 12, 2019
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Study Probes the Powering of Contractions in Heart Failure
Findings at nanometer and millisecond scales may help improve design of therapies directed at motor proteins to rescue failing hearts.
June 12, 2019
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Altering How Cyanobacteria Capture Light from the Sun Can Impact their Health
Scientists have delved further into how cyanobacteria, one of the planet’s most abundant organisms, manage how they capture light to do photosynthesis
June 12, 2019
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Life in Evolution's Fast Lane
Scientists have discovered an ancient lineage of budding yeasts with a remarkably high load of mutations, showing lost cell cycle and DNA repair genes
June 11, 2019
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A Forest "Glow" Reveals Awakening From Hibernation
Researchers use fluorescence as a proxy to track photosynthesis.