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Improving Isotope Supply for a Cancer-Fighting Drug

Production of actinium-227 ramps up for use in a drug to fight prostate cancer that has spread to bone.
20-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Extracting Signs of the Elusive Neutrino

Scientists use software to "develop" images that trace neutrinos' interactions in a bath of cold liquid argon.
20-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Big Help from Small Microbes: Electron Transfers to Produce Fuels and Fertilizer

The team at the BETCy Energy Frontier Research Center is learning how electron transfer processes drive energy-intensive reactions that produce ammonia and other chemicals. Knowing how electrons move could lead to processes that let industrial...
16-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students from Minnesota and Massachusetts Win DOE’s 29th National Science Bowl®

Students from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minnesota, won the 2019 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl® (NSB) today in Washington, D.C. In the middle school competition, students from Jonas Clarke Middle School in Lexington,...
29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Slow Charge Generation Plays Big Role in Model Material for Solar Cells

Insight about energy flow in copper-based material could aid in creating efficient molecular electronics.
25-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Driving Chemical Reactions by Remote Control

Theorists show how a new quantum device could control a chemical reaction remotely, changing our understanding of how reactions can work.
24-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Outside the Box Thinking for Unusual Nuclear Wastes

A diverse, collaborative group at the CHWM Energy Frontier Research Center provides answers about what it takes to store a highly radioactive subset of defense-related nuclear waste.
23-Apr-2019 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Capturing Energy Flow in a Plasma by Measuring Scattered Light

First measurements of heat flux in plasmas experientially sheds light on models relying on classical thermal transport.
23-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Some Bacteria Make a Big Difference in Dryland Wheat Farming

Even a single species of bacteria can positively affect soils and plants, improving and even enabling agriculture in semi-arid areas.
21-Mar-2019 2:55 PM EDT


Lighting the Way to Removing Radioactive Elements

An unassuming pulse of light illuminates a possible way to separate a troubling element, americium, from a soup of similar elements. The diverse team at the Center for Actinide Science & Technology Energy Frontier Research Center is finding fast,...
20-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT


Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world.
19-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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