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    Placing Atoms for Optimum Catalysts

    Placing Atoms for Optimum Catalysts

    Precise positioning of oxygens could help engineer faster, more efficient energy-relevant chemical transformations.

    How to Make Soot and Stardust

    How to Make Soot and Stardust

    Scientists unlock mystery that could help reduce emissions of fine particles from combustion engines and other sources.

    Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields Suppress Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas

    Discovered: Optimal Magnetic Fields Suppress Instabilities in Tokamak Plasmas

    U.S. and Korean scientists show how to find and use beneficial 3-D field perturbations to stabilize dangerous edge-localized modes in plasma.

    Carbon Nanotubes Give Two Excitons for the Price of One

    Carbon Nanotubes Give Two Excitons for the Price of One

    Efficient generation of photon pairs from modified carbon nanotubes shows path to new types of light sources.

    Beautiful Higgs Decays

    Beautiful Higgs Decays

    CMS observes Higgs boson decays into bottom quarks, furthering our knowledge of how the particles that make up matter behave.

    KBase: The Department of Energy Systems Biology Knowledgebase

    KBase: The Department of Energy Systems Biology Knowledgebase

    Collaborative, open-source software and data platform accelerates systems biology research.

    Locating the Production Site of Glucan in Grass Cell Walls

    Locating the Production Site of Glucan in Grass Cell Walls

    Research offers new insights for maximizing sugar production in biofuel crops.

    Kernels of Knowledge: How Land-Use Decisions Affect Crop Productivity

    Kernels of Knowledge: How Land-Use Decisions Affect Crop Productivity

    Model predicts smaller decrease in total corn yields than previous estimates.

    Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

    Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

    Researchers developed a new self-generating lubricant with great potential for industrial applications.

    Auroras on the Moon? Which Moon?

    Auroras on the Moon? Which Moon?

    Charged particles emanating from Jupiter's magnetosphere are powered up to create the northern and southern lights on Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon.

    Higher Plasma Densities, More Efficient Tokamaks

    Higher Plasma Densities, More Efficient Tokamaks

    In magnetic confinement fusion devices known as tokamaks, the maximum operational density limits the efficiency and now we know how this limit may be overcome.

    Neutral Particle Beams Work Better by Working Smarter

    Neutral Particle Beams Work Better by Working Smarter

    Enabling beams to respond to plasma conditions in real time allows scientists to avoid instabilities and raise performance.

    Flying Focus: Controlling Lasers Over Long Distances

    Flying Focus: Controlling Lasers Over Long Distances

    New technique allows the spatiotemporal control of laser intensity, potentially changing the way laser-based accelerators are optimized.

    Deep Learning Stretches Up to Scientific Supercomputers

    Deep Learning Stretches Up to Scientific Supercomputers

    Collaboration powers machine learning software that performs data analytics on petabyte-sized data sets in series of successful test runs.

    Complex Networks Identify Genes for Biofuel Crops

    Complex Networks Identify Genes for Biofuel Crops

    Systems biology leads the way to exascale computing on Summit supercomputer.

    Steering Light with Dynamic Lens-on-MEMS

    Steering Light with Dynamic Lens-on-MEMS

    Scientists add active control to design capabilities for new lightweight flat optical devices.

    Sugar-Coated Sheets Selectively Target Pathogens

    Sugar-Coated Sheets Selectively Target Pathogens

    Researchers design self-assembling nanosheets that mimic the surface of cells.

    As Future Batteries, Hybrid Supercapacitors Are Super-Charged

    As Future Batteries, Hybrid Supercapacitors Are Super-Charged

    A new supercapacitor could be a competitive alternative to lithium-ion batteries.

    Solving a Magnesium Mystery in Rechargeable Battery Performance

    Solving a Magnesium Mystery in Rechargeable Battery Performance

    Study reveals surprising, bad chemical reactivity in battery components previously considered compatible.

    Changing the Surroundings Improves Catalysis

    Changing the Surroundings Improves Catalysis

    Water changes how cobalt-based molecule turns carbon dioxide into chemical feedstock.

    How to Draw a Line Narrower Than a Cold Virus

    How to Draw a Line Narrower Than a Cold Virus

    Scientists use ion beams to write high-purity metal structures, enabling nanofabrication opportunities.

    Cracking the Code of Superconductivity and Magnetism

    Cracking the Code of Superconductivity and Magnetism

    Neutron probes and theory reveal how electrons cooperate at lower temperatures.

    The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy

    The Secret to Measuring an Antineutrino's Energy

    Scientists are developing better models that describe both neutrino and antineutrino data, which can offer insights into the nature of the universe.

    A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies

    A Functional Genomics Database for Plant Microbiome Studies

    Catalog of candidate genes involved in plant-microbe relationships.

    Worm-Inspired Tough Materials

    Worm-Inspired Tough Materials

    Scientists mimic a worm's lethal jaw to design and form resilient materials.