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Demystifying Nuclear Energy

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As part of Argonne’s summer internship program, four college students focused on nuclear energy projects for the laboratory, ranging from the nuts and bolts of a reactor to education and non-proliferation.
13-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Purple Power: Synthetic ‘Purple Membranes’ Transform Sunlight to Hydrogen Fuel

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Argonne researchers have found a new way to produce solar fuels by developing “synthetic purple membranes.” These membranes involve an assembly of lipid nanodiscs, man-made proteins, and semiconducting nanoparticles that, when taken together,...
12-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Forget About It

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Inspired by human forgetfulness – how our brains discard unnecessary data to make room for new information — scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory...
10-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lighten Up

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To accelerate innovation and adoption of new lightweighting technologies for on-highway vehicles, the Lightweight Materials National Laboratory Consortium, or LightMAT, is overseeing a second directed funding- assistance call. Interested industry...
9-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leaning Into the Supercomputing Learning Curve

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Scientists need to learn how to take advantage of exascale computing. This is the mission of the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), which held its annual two-week training workshops over the summer.
9-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stairway to Science

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The ACT-SO program launches high school student on path to Argonne’s student research program, a provisional patent and the pursuit of degree at Washington University in St. Louis.
3-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sunderrajan to Lead Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach Directorate

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Suresh Sunderrajan has been named the associate laboratory director (ALD) for the Science and Technology Partnerships and Outreach (STPO) Directorate at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory.
2-Oct-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

After-School Energy Rush

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The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory partnered with the University of Chicago to sponsor “All About Energy,” a six-week program that gives Chicago public high school students an up-close look at careers in science,...
28-Sep-2017 11:05 AM 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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