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Carving Out Quantum Space
Scientists at PNNL are bridging the gap between today’s fastest computers and tomorrow’s even faster quantum computers.
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Quantum and Accelerator Science Enable Mysterious Dark Sector Searches at Fermilab
Scientists have repurposed technology developed for particle accelerators to generate dark photons, then spot them traveling through solid metal.
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Fermilab, UNICAMP and São Paulo Research Foundation Collaborate on Major International Projects for Neutrino Research
On March 6, the University of Campinas in Brazil and DOE's Fermilab signed an agreement to collaborate on R&D for the Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility.
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Chasing Lithium Ions on the Move in a Fast-Charging Battery
A team of Scientists led by DOE's Brookhaven Lab & Lawrence Berkeley National Lab has captured in real time how lithium ions move in lithium titanate.
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Innovative ANNIE Sees First Neutrinos, With More "Firsts" to Come
This milestone heralds the start of an ambitious program in neutrino physics and detector technology development.
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ORNL Neutrons Add Advanced Polarization Capability for Measuring Magnetic Materials
Two of the world's most powerful sources for neutron scattering at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are getting upgrades.
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Simulating the Stars at Exascale Requires HIP Solutions
A team led by Princeton University’s Evan Schneider is preparing its astrophysics code for the OLCF’s Frontier supercomputer.
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Permanent Magnets Akin to Those on Fridges Could Speed the Development of Fusion Energy
In principle, such magnets can greatly simplify the design and production of twisty fusion facilities called stellarators.
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A Graphene Innovation That Is Music to Your Ears
A commercially licensed technology developed by Berkeley Lab & UC Berkeley researchers could be available to consumers in the next couple of years.
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Protecting DNA Origami for Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery
Scientists have designed and synthesized chains of molecules to protect 3-D DNA nanostructures from structural degradation under various conditions.
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Stanford Scientists Program Cells to Carry Out Gene-Guided Construction Projects
Stanford researchers have developed a method to genetically reprogram cells to build artificial structures.
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Fusion Researchers Endorse Push for Pilot Power Plant in US
Fusion energy community makes unified statement on priorities in report for Department of Energy Policy Advisory Group.
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Graphene Underpins a New Platform to Selectively ID Deadly Strains of Bacteria
Prototype developed by Boston College-led team demonstrates the first selective, electrical detection of two pathogenic bacterial species.
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Model Simulator Helps Researchers Map Complex Physics Phenomena
A Cornell-led collaboration has successfully created a simulator using ultrathin monolayers that overlap to make a moiré pattern.
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Research Team Discovers Path to Razor-Sharp Black Hole Images
New calculations predict a striking and intricate substructure within black hole images from extreme gravitational light bending.
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Bacterial Enzyme Could Become a New Target for Antibiotics
Scientists discover the structure of an enzyme, found in the human gut, that breaks down a component of collagen.
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Radiation Damage Spreads Among Close Neighbors
A new report shows a single x-ray can unravel an enormous molecule.
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University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Collaborate On Cancer Drug Discovery and Development R...
Researchers at UTHSC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory will conduct collaborative research with the goal of developing better cancer treatments.
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Earth’s Mantle, Not Its Core, May Have Generated Planet’s Early Magnetic Field
New research lends credence to an unorthodox retelling of the story of early Earth first proposed at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
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Dancing Electrons Solve a Longstanding Puzzle in the Oldest Magnetic Material
Physicists use extreme infrared laser pulses to reveal frozen electron waves in magnetite.
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