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One Step Closer to Understanding Explosive Sensitivity with Molecule Design

Explosives have an inherent problem - they should be perfectly safe for handling and storage but detonate reliably on demand.
18-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Understanding a Cell’s ‘Doorbell’

A multi-institutional project to understand one of the major targets of human drug design has produced new insights into how structural communication works in a cell component called a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCRs), basically a “doorbell”...
12-Apr-2018 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Finding Order in Disorder Demonstrates a New State of Matter

Physicists have identified a new state of matter whose structural order operates by rules more aligned with quantum mechanics than standard thermodynamic theory.
2-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Self-Assembling, Tunable Interfaces Found in Quantum Materials

A potential revolution in device engineering could be underway, thanks to the discovery of functional electronic interfaces in quantum materials that can self-assemble spontaneously.
26-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Los Alamos Releases File Index Product to Software Community

The Grand Unified File Index (GUFI) is designed using a new, heirarchical approach to storing file metadata, allowing rapid parallel searches across many internal databases.
22-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Innovative Detectors Quickly Pinpoint Radiation Source

Innovative “lighthouse” detectors that use a sweeping beam to quickly pinpoint a radiation source in seconds are reducing radiation exposure for workers and opening up new areas for robotic monitoring to avoid potential hazards.
21-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Discover Novel Exciton Interactions in Carbon Nanotubes

Nanotechnology researchers studying small bundles of carbon nanotubes have discovered an optical signature showing excitons bound to a single nanotube are accompanied by excitons tunneling across closely interacting nanotubes.
14-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Novel Computational Biology Model Accurately Describes Dynamics of Gene Expression

Using a simple analytical framework for random events within a predictable system, computational biologists have found a new way to accurately model certain forms of gene expression, including the body's 24-hour internal clock. This new approach of...
31-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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