SLAC Researchers Join Effort to Make Plastic More RecyclableLearn More
Researchers will study plastics and biologically-motivated processes that break them down in hopes of finding more efficient ways to “upcycle” them.
A Major Milestone for an Underground Dark Matter Search ExperimentLearn More
LUX-ZEPLIN crews overcome COVID-19 obstacles to reach a major milestone en route to startup.
Exploring the Source of Stars and Planets in a LaboratoryLearn More
A new method for an explanation of the formation of stars and planets comes from the Princeton Magnetorotational Instability experiment.
Solid-State Technology for Big Data in Particle PhysicsLearn More
Physicists are experimenting with the use of NVMe, or nonvolatile memory express technology, to determine the best way to access stored files.
On-Surface Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons Could Advance Quantum DevicesLearn More
Researchers developed a “bottom-up” approach — building the graphene nanoribbon directly at the atomic level for specific applications.
DIII-D Scientists to Work with PPPL to Find a Path to Sustained Fusion EnergyLearn More
The scientists will perform research on physics and instrumentation with the NSTX-U facility’s staff to restart operations late next year.
Flexing Our Research Muscle: Scientists Use APS to Better Understand Muscle Form, FunctionLearn More
A research team uses powerful X-rays to uncover the structure and behavior of proteins regulating tarantula muscle movement.
Chasing Their Tails but Getting Somewhere: Reimagining the Shape of Noise Leads to Improved Molecular ModelsLearn More
A Berkeley Lab intern and his mentor develop an algorithm that will extract better structures from low-quality diffraction data.
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Dartmouth Engineers Combine Materials Science Expertise to Develop Concentrated Solar Power SystemLearn More
Engineers at Dartmouth have received a grant from DOE to develop a new high-temperature tubing material for a concentrated solar power system.
Possible Sign of Neutron Star Found in Supernova 1987ALearn More
Scientists provide new insight for the argument that a neutron star is hiding deep inside the remains of the exploded star.
Unequal Neutron-Star Mergers Create Unique "Bang" in SimulationsLearn More
A research team found that when the masses of the two colliding neutron stars are different enough, the larger companion tears the smaller apart.
DOE Awards Biofuel Research Team Including Carnegie Plant BiologistsLearn More
Sue Rhee and Moises Exposito-Alonso are identifying genes related to stress tolerance in the mustard plant field pennycress.
UNC-CH Chemistry Announces New Center CHASE, Focus on Solar EnergyLearn More
CHASE researchers will use advanced spectroscopic techniques to investigate the conversion of sunlight to storable liquid fuels.
Biofuels Project Led by John Sedbrook Awarded $13 Million from DOELearn More
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a $13 million grant to a nationwide project led by Illinois State University.
Water Availability Has Changed, and Humans Are to BlameLearn More
Study demonstrates that human-induced climate change has influenced water availability on land in the driest months of the year, over the last century