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DOE launches its first lithium-ion battery recycling R&D center: ReCell

The launch of the Energy Department’s first lithium-ion battery recycling center, called the ReCell Center, will help the United States grow a globally competitive recycling industry and reduce our reliance on foreign sources of battery materials.
15-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Argonne researchers probe origins of Universe in NASA Spectral Sky Map Mission

NASA has selected SPHEREx as its next Medium-Class Explorer Mission, for launch in 2023. The SPHEREx team includes scientists from the Computational Science and High Energy Physics divisions at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne...
14-Feb-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Newly isolated human gut bacterium reveals possible connection to depression

Researchers have established a correlation between depression and a group of neurotransmitter-producing bacteria found in the human gut.
13-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers use X-rays to understand the flaws of battery fast charging

Argonne researchers used the laboratory’s Advanced Photon Source to image a battery as it was quickly charged and discharged, allowing for the observation of lithium plating behavior that can inhibit the battery’s long-term function.
11-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Argonne’s Innovative Community Software Is on Weather Scientists’ Radar

After 4 years, and with contributions from 34 individual editors, the Python-ARM Radar Toolkit (Py-ART) is now a staple in radar science, illustrating the power of community software.
8-Feb-2019 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists take X-ray aim in effort to discover new fuel catalyst

In a new study of a related group of metal oxides made of cobalt, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory sought to determine why two similar water-splitting catalysts with somewhat different domain sizes...
5-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Argonne Researchers Develop New Method to Reduce Quantum Noise

New method for alleviating the effects of “noise” in quantum information systems addresses a challenge that scientists around the globe are working to meet in the race toward a new era of quantum technologies.
4-Feb-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


New tools in transportation

A new version of the AFLEET Tool from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory calculates and compares the costs and environmental benefits of a broad range of alternative fuel technologies. Covering 18 fuel/vehicle...
1-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Argonne electric grid expert who trains officials responsible for getting critical infrastructure back on line in wake of natural disasters available for interview

16-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST


Hurricane Michael: Expert on public and government use social media in a crisis available for interview

10-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Hurricane Michael: Expert in modeling/simulation, emergency preparedness and critical and energy infrastructure available

10-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Hurricane Analysis: Argonne Expert Forecasts Impacts of Natural Disasters Affecting Coastal Communities and Infrastructure

13-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT

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

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

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

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

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