Radio Waves Detect Particle Showers in a Block of PlasticLearn More
A cheap technique could detect neutrinos in polar ice, eventually allowing researchers to expand the energy reach of IceCube without breaking the bank
Design of the W7-X Fusion Device Enables it to Overcome Obstacles, Scientists FindLearn More
Scientists have demonstrated a key step in overcoming stellarators’ limited ability to maintain the necessary heat and plasma performance.
Researchers Identify New Culprit for Minamata Mercury Poisoning TragedyLearn More
The 1950s and ‘60s poisoning event was long attributed to methylmercury, but studies at SLAC suggest a different compound was to blame.
Particle Beam Could Help Map Earth's Magnetic Field to Understand How Space Weather Impacts the PlanetLearn More
Researchers found that beams of fast-moving particles launched toward Earth from a satellite could help map the precise shape of a magnetic field.
ORNL Project Demonstrates Viability of ‘Smart’ Traffic Cameras to Save FuelLearn More
Simulations, AI enable GRIDSMART cameras to time traffic lights to MPG estimates.
Defects in Magnetic Nanoparticles May Improve Cancer TreatmentLearn More
X-ray studies reveal atomic-level distortions that enhance generation of heat for killing tumor cells or improving response to chemotherapy/radiation.
Argonne and UChicago Scientists Take Important Step in Developing National Quantum InternetLearn More
Real-world experiment in Chicago suburbs achieves quantum entanglement across 52-mile fiber network.
KSTAR Joins an Exclusive Club: Tandem Shattered Pellet Injectors Now in Testing for Disruption MitigationLearn More
First-of-a-kind experiments have begun at the KSTAR tokamak where two new shattered pellet injectors were installed in October & December.
University and Stakeholder News
Accelerating Chemical Reactions Without Direct Contact With a CatalystLearn More
A Northwestern U research team has revealed a new approach to conducting chemical reactions — one that doesn’t require direct contact with a catalyst.
Nanospirals That Form as Molten Metals Solidify Could be Key to New Materials—and Even InvisibilityLearn More
New research has revealed an intricate and beautiful universe of nanoscale rods, sheets and spirals that form spontaneously in cooling metal alloys.
Ultra-High Energy Events Key to Study of Ghost ParticlesLearn More
Physicists have proposed a way to use data from ultra-high energy neutrinos to study interactions beyond the standard model of particle physics.
Lost in Translation: Organic Matter Cuts Plant-Microbe LinksLearn More
Adding carbon organic matter to agricultural fields may muddle the beneficial underground communication between legume plants and microorganisms.
Roane State Graduate Doing Climate Change Research at Oak Ridge National LabLearn More
Rachel Andrews is researching climate change and the microorganisms that contribute to it.
Contradicting Prevalent View, UCI Oceanographers Predict Increase in PhytoplanktonLearn More
A new study finds that ocean phytoplankton populations will grow even as the future is expected to bring warmer tropical waters.
Detection of Very High Frequency Magnetic Resonance Could Revolutionize ElectronicsLearn More
UC Riverside-led research has applications in ultrafast and spin-based nanoscale devices.
Hybrid Technique Aims to Produce Stronger, Corrosion-Resistant Nickel for Auto, Medical, Manufacturing IndustriesLearn More
Purdue University innovators have created a hybrid technique to fabricate a new form of nickel.