Quantum Effect Triggers Unusual Material ExpansionLearn More
Findings open new avenues for designing alloys for aviation and other applications.
Solving the Mysteries of a Trojan-Horse Mosquito ToxinLearn More
An LCLS imaging technique reveals how a mosquito-borne bacterium deploys a toxin to kill mosquito larvae.
Defense Against Coronavirus Starts With PreventionLearn More
PNNL scientists are on the front lines fighting against biological threats through early detection, diagnosis, and prevention strategies.
SLAC Researcher Discover Giant Cavity in Key Tuberculosis MoleculeLearn More
The giant cavity, in a protein that transports nutrients across the cell membrane, is unlike anything researchers have seen before.
Earlier Spring Foliage Brings Warmer Air to the NorthLearn More
A group of researchers recently used supercomputers at NERSC to explore how early leaf growth, or “leaf-out,” affects the earth’s ecosystem.
PNNL Starts $90 Million Energy Sciences Research Building in North RichlandLearn More
It will allow PNNL to co-locate its cutting-edge capabilities in chemistry, materials and computing to accelerate research in energy sciences.
Department of Energy to Provide $16 Million for Isotope Production R&DLearn More
Awards Will Go to Universities and National Laboratories on a Competitive Basis
Atomic Defect Lines Suppress Deactivation of Iron Oxide CatalystsLearn More
Understanding and directing the formation of defects could enable inexpensive, widely available metals like iron to be efficient and stable catalysts.
A Landmark Plan for Realizing Fusion Energy and Advancing Plasma ScienceLearn More
The report, Community Plan for Fusion Energy and Discovery Plasma Sciences, proposes immediate steps to accelerate development of fusion power.
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Caltech & JPL Launch Hybrid High Rate Quantum Communication SystemsLearn More
The first step is to deploy, commission and demonstrate a practical, high rate high-fidelity quantum communication system over fiber and free space.
Making More MXene — Researchers Unveil a Scalable Production System for the Promising, 2D NanomaterialsLearn More
Drexel researchers now have a way to make MXene material in large enough batches to be considered viable for manufacturing.
Two-Dimensional Metals Open Pathways to New ScienceLearn More
An atomically thin materials platform will open new applications in biomolecular sensing, quantum phenomena, catalysis and nonlinear optics.
UCLA-Led Research Team Produces Most Accurate 3D Images of '2D Materials'Learn More
The research team has produced in unprecedented detail experimental three-dimensional maps of the atoms in a so-called 2D material.
Research on "Science" Cover Reveals Collective Dynamics of Active Matter SystemsLearn More
A study provides new details about the collective motion of individual agents in a liquid-crystal-like system.
Machine Learning Illuminates Material's Hidden OrderLearn More
A Cornell collaboration used high-res ultrasound spectroscopy to examine the properties changes of URu2Si2 during the hidden order phase transition.
Radar and Ice Could Help Detect an Elusive Subatomic ParticleLearn More
Using SLAC National Lab, a team has shown that it is possible to detect - with radio waves - the cascade that happens when a neutrino hits an atom.