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Outer rim simulation: Predicting matter distribution in a universe with billions of galaxies

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Collaborative Research Charts Course to Hundreds of New Nitrides
A groundbreaking research effort has led to a discovery of hundreds of nitrides not previously known to exist.
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Artificial Intelligence Can Make the U.S. Electric Grid Smarter
Argonne researchers apply machine learning to inform more reliable grid planning and operations.
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U.S. Supercomputers Still Fastest In The World
Two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories continue to house the fastest supercomputers in the world, according to the new TOP500 List.
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ARM's New Laboratory in the Sky
ARM aerial facility purchases Bombardier Challenger 850 regional jet that will expand scientific data collection capabilities.
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Nuclear Physicists Team Up to Tackle Proton Radius Problem
Physicists combine a fresh look at world data on the size of the proton with a new theoretical model to extract revised value for the proton’s radius.
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Building a Better Electron Gun
The successful test of the LCLS-II electron gun marks the culmination of an R&D effort spanning more than a decade at DOE's Berkeley Lab.
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A Quick Liquid Flip Helps Explain How Morphing Materials Store Information
Experiments at SLAC collected more than 10,000 snapshots of phase-change materials transforming from a glassy to a crystalline state in real time.
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Electron (or 'Hole') Pairs May Survive Effort to Kill Superconductivity
Metallic state emergence supports role of charge stripes in formation of charge-carrier pairs essential to resistance-free flow of electrical current.
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Santa Jansone-Popova: Chemistry by Design
Organic chemist Santa Jansone-Popova designs new chemical architectures to support chemical separations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Hybrid Nanostructure Steps Up Light-Harvesting Efficiency
Scientists have assembled a nanohybrid structure that contains both biologically derived (biotic) and inorganic (abiotic) materials.
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University Research News

New Method for Engineering Metabolic Pathways
Two approaches developed at Northwestern Engineering provide a faster way to create complex molecules.
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Video Gamers Design Brand New Proteins
By playing Foldit, citizen scientists can now help protein researchers create novel vaccines, cancer therapies and more.
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Chemists Manipulate the Physics of Digital Devices
Researchers at UC San Diego lower voltage of electrical current to boost energy efficiency.
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Researchers Develop Superconducting Quantum Refrigerator
Physicist Andrew Jordan from the University of Rochester and his fellow researchers have conceived an idea for a superconducting quantum refrigerator.
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NMSU Receives Two Grants from DOE to Work with National Laboratories
Kenneth “KC” Carroll, an associate professor at New Mexico State University, and his collaborators have received two $300,000 grants from DOE.
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Microscopic ‘Donuts’ a Treat for Quantum Tech
Rice University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists study potential of synthetic strain engineering in 2D materials.
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Virginia Tech Helps Lead Broadest Study of Battery Electrode Failure in New Journal Article
Researchers at Virginia Tech co-led an international study that detailed the broadest understanding of what happens during battery electrode failure.
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Gut Bacteria Influence Autism-like Behaviors in Mice
Now, using mouse models, Caltech researchers have discovered that gut bacteria directly contribute to autism-like behaviors in mice.
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To Create a High-temperature Superconductor, Try These Materials
Northwestern Engineering researchers have identified 14 compounds with specific electronic trait.
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$100 million Commitment Launches Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering
Gift from Pritzker Foundation supports creation of nation’s first school dedicated to molecular engineering.
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