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Outer rim simulation: Predicting matter distribution in a universe with billions of galaxies

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John Crane Acquires Division of Advanced Diamond Technologies, a Company Built on Argonne Technology
The company will leverage patented ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) technology originally developed at Argonne.
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A Miniature Camera for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Will Help Test the Observatory and Take First Images
SLAC completed its work on ComCam, a commissioning device to be installed in Chile later this year.
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Advanced NMR at Ames Lab Captures New Details in Nanoparticle Structures
Using dynamic nuclear polarization, Ames researchers increased detection sensitivity and revealed surprising details in a key group of materials.
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A Day in the Life on an Accelerator Designer
Physicist Tor Raubenheimer explores the world by climbing rocks and designing particle accelerators.
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Turning the Switch on Biofuels
Scientists identified a molecular mechanism in bacteria that can be manipulated to promote imidazolium ionic liquid tolerance.
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Neutrons Get a Wider Angle on DNA and RNA to Advance 3D Models
Researchers are using neutrons to improve simulated DNA and RNA structures for broad medical and pharmaceutical applications.
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Collaborative Research Charts Course to Hundreds of New Nitrides
A groundbreaking research effort has led to a discovery of hundreds of nitrides not previously known to exist.
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Artificial Intelligence Can Make the U.S. Electric Grid Smarter
Argonne researchers apply machine learning to inform more reliable grid planning and operations.
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U.S. Supercomputers Still Fastest In The World
Two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories continue to house the fastest supercomputers in the world, according to the new TOP500 List.
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ARM's New Laboratory in the Sky
ARM aerial facility purchases Bombardier Challenger 850 regional jet that will expand scientific data collection capabilities.
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University Research News

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.
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Impact of Warming on Peatlands
More methane is released than carbon dioxide; microbial diversity declines.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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UCI Scientists Create New Class of Two-dimensional Materials
Fabrication could help unlock new quantum computing and energy technologies.
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New Method for Engineering Metabolic Pathways
Two approaches developed at Northwestern Engineering provide a faster way to create complex molecules.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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