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Some Assembly Required: Scientists Piece Together the Largest U.S.-Based Dark Matter Experiment
Major deliveries in June set the stage for the next phase of work on LUX-ZEPLIN project.
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Polymer-Polymer Membranes: a Cure for Industry’s Separation Anxiety
The use of synthetic membranes in industrial processes is estimated to grow to a nearly $62 billion global market by 2025.
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Surprise Finding Uncovers New Capability for Semiconductor Material
Metal oxide, known to start and stop current, can also create it; a step “beyond CMOS.”
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Scientists Deepen Understanding of the Magnetic Fields that Surround the Earth and Other Planets
A team of scientists has completed research into waves that travel through a magnetic, electrically charged environment, known as the magnetosphere.
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The Best of Both Worlds: How to Solve Real Problems on Modern Quantum Computers
Argonne combines quantum and classical approaches to overcome limitations in current quantum computing hardware.
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3 Sky Surveys Completed in Preparation for Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
The new project will create the largest 3D map of the universe’s galaxies and glean new insights about the universe’s accelerating expansion.
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SLAC Makes ‘Electron Camera,’ a World-class Tool for Ultrafast Science, Available to Scientists Worldwide
Combined with the lab’s LCLS X-ray laser, it’ll provide unprecedented atomic views of some of nature’s speediest processes.
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'The Golden Age of Heavy Ion Collisions'
RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting attendees celebrate scientific and technological successes and plan for the future.
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Light Dark Matter is a Thousand Times Less Likely to Bump Into Regular Matter Than Previous Astrophysical Analyses Allowed
A SLAC/Stanford study of the population of satellite galaxies orbiting the Milky Way provides new clues about the particle nature of dark matter.
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DIII-D Scientists Develop Technology to Improve Feasibility of Fusion Reactors
New small angle slot (SAS) divertor offers a promising solution for power exhaust in future fusion power plants.
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University Research News

Caught in the Act: Images Capture Molecular Motions in Real Time
Researchers have shot a “movie” of subtle molecular motions in unprecedented detail, shedding light on previously unseen chemical dynamics.
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Engineers Use Graph Networks to Accurately Predict Properties of Molecules and Crystals
Nanoengineers at UC San Diego have developed new deep learning models that can accurately predict the properties of molecules and crystals.
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Scientists Decode DNA Secrets of World’s Toughest Bean
Research offers hope for feeding Earth's expanding population as the climate changes.
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Light-sensing System Could Show Distant Galaxies in Unprecedented Detail
UCLA-developed sensors work at room temperature, unlike current technology that needs extreme cold.
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A New, More User-friendly Language for Programming Supercomputers
Only supercomputers have the oomph to tackle the grandest challenges facing science, but the difficulty programming these machines impedes discovery.
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3 William & Mary Doctoral Students Awarded Graduate Fellowships at Jefferson Lab
The fellowships will support students’ advanced studies at their universities and research at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
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Plants Can Crash When Photosynthesis Rates Are High. This is One Way They Slow Down.
Just as brakes are essential to whiz down a highway, plants rely on special proteins to maintain high rates of photosynthesis without crashing.
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Nanowire Research Could Advance Harvesting of Solar Energy
New research has been published by a team of scientists from Stony Brook University, Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Naval Research Laboratory.
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Experiments Show Dramatic Increase in Solar Cell Output
Method for collecting two electrons from each photon could break through theoretical solar-cell efficiency limit.
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New Imaging Method Aids in Water Decontamination
A breakthrough imaging technique developed by Cornell researchers shows promise in decontaminating water.
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