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.
LBNF/DUNE Pre-Excavation Work Continues Above and Below GroundLearn More
Construction is underway to ready the Sanford Underground Research Facility for its role as the far site of Fermilab’s Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility
SRTE Support Enables Nuclear Physics Experiments at Jefferson LabLearn More
The Savannah River Tritium Enterprise is the collective term for the facilities, people, expertise and activities at Savanna River related to tritium.
Stability by Fluctuation: Topological Materials Outperform Through Quantum Periodic MotionLearn More
Applying vibrational motion in a periodic manner may be the key to the desired electron states for advanced quantum computing and spintronics.
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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.
Microbiologist Receives DOE Grant to Investigate Peatland Carbon ProcessesLearn More
A UT microbiologist has received a portion of a DOE grant to study how global warming could affect peatlands & their vast carbon stores in the future.
A Better Building Block for Creating New MaterialsLearn More
A team of researchers describes a new approach for synthesizing organic “Legos” that can be easily connected to make new materials.