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Argonne Explores How Ants, Bees, and Fruit Flies Can Be the Next Big Buzz in Artificial Intelligence
Argonne targets neuromorphic chips to solve a complex challenge: improving how computer chips perform and adapt in extreme environments.
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World’s Largest Optical Lens Shipped to SLAC
When the world’s newest telescope starts imaging the southern sky in 2023.
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Building Products Manufacturer Licenses ORNL Technology for Increased Thermal Insulation
Quanex IG Systems has signed a non-exclusive agreement to license a method to produce insulating material from DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Scientists Seek to Harness the Power of Accelerators for Environmental Remediation
Two Jefferson Lab accelerator scientists have received funding to design accelerators that could be used for wastewater treatment and flue-gas cleanup
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Innovative Accelerator Achieves Full Energy Recovery
Collaborative Cornell University/Brookhaven Lab project known as CBETA offers promise for future accelerator applications.
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What Happens Underground Influences Global Nutrient Cycles
Department of Energy user facilities EMSL and JGI announce FY 2020 collaborative FICUS projects.
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Toward Collaborative Scientific Computing
Researchers at Brookhaven Lab are developing software tools and enabling technologies to facilitate more effective collaboration among scientists.
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AI to Help Drive Engine Efficiencies on the Road
Researchers at Argonne are developing the deep learning framework MaLTESE to meet ever-increasing demands to deliver better engine performance.
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DOE Announces Funding for Argonne Projects on Better Materials and Chemistry Through Data Science
Argonne is one of five national laboratories to receive funding for data science projects in chemical and materials sciences.
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Getting a Look Under the Hood of Topological Insulators
Argonne scientists are investigating the special relationship between two properties of the conducting surface electrons in topological insulators.
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University Research News

The Genetics of Drought Tolerance in Bioenergy Poplar Trees
Gail Taylor, a department chair at UC Davis, will receive $2.52 million from DOE to develop bioenergy poplar trees for low-quality, marginal land.
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LSU Biochemical Researcher Receives DOE Early Career Award to Reveal Nature’s Blueprint for Energy Conversion Through Photosynthesis
David J. Vinyard, assistant professor at LSU, has received a $752,890 grant from the Department of Energy.
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The Challenge: Make and Purify a Medical Isotope That Must Be Used the Same Day
The radioactivity of scandium 43 dwindles fast, with a half-life of just 3.9 hours.
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A Hallmark of Superconductivity, Beyond Superconductivity Itself
Physicists have found “electron pairing ” at temperatures and energies well above the critical threshold where superconductivity happens.
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NSCL and FRIB Inspire New Exhibit at Impression 5 Science Center
An interactive science exhibit encourages children and families to explore the world of nuclear science and the building blocks of the universe.
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Watching Electrons Using Extreme Ultraviolet Light
MIT researchers have developed a new technique to reveal the uncharted dynamics of electrons in materials.
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A New Way to ‘Hoard’ Resources in Nano-sized Factories Targeted for Biotech
The lab of Cheryl Kerfeld at Michigan State University has created a synthetic nano-sized factory, based on natural ones found in bacteria.
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Undergraduates Participate in Bioenergy Research at GLBRC
Eleven REU students from Michigan State University and the University of Wisconsin–Madison toured MSU's Kellogg Biological Station.
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Chemistry Grad Student Receives Department of Energy SCGSR Award
Jacob Teeter has received a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research award for his current research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Ohio Professor Saw-Wai Hla Develops Robust Molecular Propeller that Enables Unidirectional Rotations
A team led by Hla has developed a molecular propeller that enables unidirectional rotations on a material surface when energized.
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