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Report Sheds New Insights on the Spin Dynamics of a Material Candidate for Low-Power Devices

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In a report published in Nano LettersArgonne researchers reveal new insights into the properties of a magnetic insulator that is a candidate for low-power device applications; their insights form early stepping-stones towards developing high-speed,...
22-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Department of Energy Secretary Recognizes Argonne Scientists’ Work to Fight Ebola, Cancer

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Two groups of researchers at Argonne earned special awards from the office of the U.S. Secretary of Energy for addressing the global health challenges of Ebola and cancer.
18-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Argonne Welcomes Scientists to Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials User Meeting

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More than 400 researchers from numerous disciplines will convene at Argonne today for the annual Users’ Meeting for the Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials.
8-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

X-Ray Imaging and Computer Modeling Help Map Electric Properties of Nanomaterials

Argonne researchers have developed a new approach for studying piezoelectric materials using ultrafast 3-D X-ray imaging and computer modeling. Their integrated approach, reported in Nano Letters, can help us better understand material behavior and...
5-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Effort by Argonne Helps Power Utilities and Others Better Plan for the Future

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If you’re an electric utility planning a new power plant by a river, it would be nice to know what that river will look like 20 years down the road. Will it be so high that it might flood the new facility? Will the water be so low that it can’t...
4-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Offers New Theoretical Approach to Describing Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions

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Two physicists at Argonne offered a way to mathematically describe a particular physics phenomenon called a phase transition in a system out of equilibrium. Such phenomena are central in physics, and understanding how they occur has been a long-held...
26-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Chemical Causes of Battery “Capacity Fade”

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Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory identified one of the major culprits in capacity fade of high-energy lithium-ion batteries.
25-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Reveals the Mystery Behind the Formation of Hollowed Nanoparticles During Metal Oxidation

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In a newly published Science paper, Argonne and Temple University researchers reveal new knowledge about the behavior of metal nanoparticles when they undergo oxidation, by integrating X-ray imaging and computer modeling and simulation. This...
21-Apr-2017 6:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Microbiome Project: Probiotics

Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert explore whether or not consuming probiotics benefits our health.
21-Sep-2016 2:00 PM EDT

Q&A: Supratik Guha

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Last August, Supratik Guha joined the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory as director for both the Center for Nanoscale Materials and the laboratory’s Nanoscience & Technology Division. Guha took the time to answer a few...
29-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EDT

JCESR Director Participates in Reddit AMA on the Future of Energy Storage

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The Director of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, George Crabtree, is doing a Reddit Ask Me Anything to answer questions about the past, present and future of energy storage.
14-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST

5 Physics Properties That Affect Your Gas Mileage

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Why does summer gas cost more (but get you better mileage?) Why does accelerating use more gas than driving at a steady speed? Argonne transportation engineer Steve Ciatti talks about the science behind gas mileage.
1-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Earth Day Viewpoints From U.S. Dept. Of Energy National Laboratory Researchers

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20-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Argonne National Lab Experts on Grid Reliability Available for Interview in Wake of Recent Power Outages

7-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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