A new uranium-based metal-organic framework, NU-1301, could aid energy producers and industry.
Calculations of a subatomic particle called the sigma provide insight into the communication between subatomic particles deep inside the heart of matter.
This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide researchers with the most advanced tools of modern science including accelerators, colliders, supercomputers, light sources and neutron sources, as well as facilities for studying the nano world, the environment, and the atmosphere.
A new polymer, created with a structure inspired by crystalline silicon, may make it easier to build better computers and solar cells.
Researchers succeed in producing larger quantities of a long-lived radioisotope, titanium-44, that generates a needed isotope, scandium-44g, on demand.
Developing a highly active and acid-stable catalyst for water splitting could significantly impact solar energy technologies.
Antibody's molecular structure reveals how it recognizes the Zika virus
Scientists invented an approach to creating ordered patterns of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamonds, a promising approach to storing and computing quantum data.
Redox metabolism was engineered in Yarrowia lipolytica to increase the availability of reducing molecules needed for lipid production.
Deeper soil layers are more sensitive to warming than previously thought.
Microbial enzymes create precursors of nylon while avoiding harsh chemicals and energy-demanding heat.
Using a genetically modified line of switchgrass, scientists reduced plant cell wall recalcitrance while increasing sugar release over three generations.
Scientists offer new insights into how the source of electrons in batteries fails.
State-of-the-art mass spectrometer delivers unprecedented capability to scientists.
Researchers develop the fastest synthetic catalyst for producing hydrogen gas, potentially leading to a new environmentally friendly, affordable fuel.
Like water, neutrons seek their own level, and watching how they flow may teach us about how the chemical elements were made.
FIONA (For the Identification Of Nuclide A) is a newly installed device designed to measure the mass numbers of individual atoms of heavy and superheavy elements. FIONA will let researchers learn about the shape and structure of heavy nuclei, guide the search for new elements, and offer better measurements for nuclear fission and related processes.
Researchers demonstrate a new technique that could lead to significantly higher power proton beams to answer tough scientific questions.
Tracking movements of individual particles provides understanding of collective motions, synchronization and self-assembly.
Bottom-up synthesis of tunable carbon nanoribbons provides a new route to enhance industrial, automotive reactions.
More atomic bonds is the key for performance in a newly discovered family of cage-structured compounds.
A twisted array of atomic magnets were driven to move in a curved path, a needed level of control for use in future memory devices.
Simple, economical process makes large-diameter, high-performance, thin, transparent, and conductive foils for bendable LEDs and more.
Enhanced stability in the presence of water could help reduce smokestack emissions of greenhouse gases.
New material based on common iron ore can help turn intermittent sunlight and water into long-lasting fuel.