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Tiny Titanium Barrier Halts Big Problem in Fuel-Producing Solar Cells

New design coats molecular components and dramatically improves stability under tough, oxidizing conditions.
14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Turning Wood Scraps into Tape

A new chemical process converts a component of wasted wood pulp and other biomass into high-value pressure-sensitive adhesives.
13-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Very Heavy Elements Deliver More Electrons

Scientists revise understanding of the limits of bonding for very electron-rich heavy elements.
13-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Probing Water’s “No-Man’s Land” Temperature Region

Measuring the physical properties of water at previously unexplored temperatures offers insights into one of the world’s essential liquids.
9-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Novel Soil Bacteria with Unusual Genes Synthesize Unique Antibiotic Precursors

A large-scale soil project uncovered genetic information from bacteria with the capacity to make specialized molecules that could lead to new pharmaceuticals.
8-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Meet the Director: Mark Palmer, Accelerator Test Facility

Mark Palmer, the director of the Department of Energy’s Accelerator Test Facility (ATF), adapts to challenging situations in the same way that the ATF can adapt to users’ needs. Researchers at the ATF work to make particle accelerators smaller,...
8-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Warmer Temperatures Lengthen Growing Season, Increase Plants’ Vulnerability to Frost

Experimental warming treatments show how peatland forests may respond to future environmental change.
5-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Rising Stars Seek to Learn from the Master: Mother Nature

A trio of scientists was recognized for their early career successes in uncovering how microbes produce fuel, insights that could change our energy portfolio
30-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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