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Scientists Report Two Advances in Understanding the Role of ‘Charge Stripes’ in Superconducting Materials
The studies could lead to a new understanding of how high-temperature superconductors operate.
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Amazon Rainforest Absorbing Less Carbon Than Expected
New study finds that insufficient nutrient supply has not been properly accounted for in ecosystem models.
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Getting Teens Hooked on STEM
Berkeley Lab’s summer science program shares its recipe for educational success and inclusivity.
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Brookhaven Completes LSST's Digital Sensor Array
Brookhaven Lab has finished constructing the 3.2 gigapixel "digital film" for the world's largest camera for cosmology, physics, and astronomy.
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Argonne Delivers First Cryomodule for Fermilab Neutrino Experiment Accelerator
Argonne is supplying the first 8 of 116 superconducting cavities that will create a stream of neutrinos for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
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AI Expo Showcases Lab’s Diversity of Machine Learning and Deep Learning Research
ORNL hosted its first AI Expo on Monday, July 29 to showcase the diverse portfolio of AI research taking place across the Laboratory.
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A Glimpse into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles
Fermilab scientists and other collaborators successfully tested a prototype machine-learning technology that speeds up processing by 30 to 175 times.
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Fermilab's Newest Accelerator Delivers First Results
The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator, designed to be versatile and flexible, is enabling researchers to push the frontiers of accelerator science.
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PPPL Physicist Stoltzfus-Dueck Will Explore the Performance of Fusion Plasma with an Early Career Research Award
Stoltzfus-Dueck will use the five-year, approximately $500,000 per year award to develop and test models essential to the confinement of plasma.
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For Superconductors, Discovery Comes from Disorder
Scientists explain the ways in which two such arrangements compete w/ each other & affect the temperature at which a material becomes superconducting.
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University Research News

New Insights Into Bismuth’s Character
Theorists at MIT and collaborators uncover hidden topological insulator states in bismuth crystals.
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DOE Career Award to Help Scientists Use Giraffe Dung to Make Biofuels
Purdue assistant professor Kevin Solomon plans to improve the efficiency by using giraffe, wildebeest, zebra and horse dung.
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Augustyn Selected for Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program
Dr. Veronica Augustyn's research focuses on the electrochemistry of materials for the development of clean-energy technologies.
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Marquette chemistry professor earns early career research grant from Department of Energy
Dr. Jier Huang has received a grant through DOE's Early Career Research Program for her research into solar energy sources.
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OU Microbiologists Provide Framework for Assessing Ecological Diversity
Microbiologists have developed a mathematical framework for quantitatively assessing ecological diversity in an ecological community.
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Davoudi, Manucharyan Receive DOE Early Career Research Funding
Zohreh Davoudi and Vladimir Manucharyan are among the 73 scientists selected by the Department of Energy for Early Career funding.
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Jeff Thompson recognized by Department of Energy with Early Career Award
Thompson, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Princeton, uses optical circuits to isolate and manipulate individual atoms in crystals.
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Antineutrino Detection Could Help Remotely Monitor Nuclear Reactors
Measuring the flow of subatomic particles from nuclear reactors could allow continuous remote monitoring designed to detect fueling changes.
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Surprising Discovery Could Change the Way Industry Uses Nickel
A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has found that nickel not only corrodes, but does so in a way that scientists least expected.
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OU Professor Recipient of DOE Early Career Research Program Funding
Bin Wang is the recipient of a five-year, $750,869 grant from DOE's Office of Science as part of the DOE Early Career Research Program.
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