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Middle Schoolers Test Their Knowledge at Science Bowl Competition


Ten middle school teams met at Argonne for the 27th annual Department of Energy Regional Science Bowl in February.
15-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study of Ferroelectrics Offers Roadmap to Multivalued Logic for Neuromorphic Computing


Research published Wednesday in Nature Scientific Reports lays out a theoretical map to use ferroelectric material to process information using multivalued logic – a leap beyond the simple ones and zeroes that make up our current computing systems...
10-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hour of Code Sends 45 Argonne, Fermilab and UChicago Computer Scientists to Schools


Argonne’s Educational Programs Department coordinated an effort to send computer scientists from Argonne and Fermilab National Laboratory and computer science students from the University of Chicago into schools in the greater Chicago area last...
3-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Rising Peptide: Supercomputing Helps Scientists Come Closer to Tailoring Drug Molecules


With the help of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s Mira supercomputer, scientists have successfully designed and verified stable versions of synthetic peptides, components that join together to form proteins.
25-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Kawtar Hafidi Named Director of Physics Division


Argonne associate chief scientist Kawtar Hafidi has been named Argonne National Laboratory's next physics division director.
23-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

For First Time Ever, X-Ray Imaging at Argonne Captures Material Defect Process


Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a new approach to detail the formation of material defects at the atomic scale and in near-real time, an important step that could assist in engineering better and stronger new materials.
16-Jan-2017 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Flexible Ferroelectrics Bring Two Material Worlds Together


Thanks to a new discovery by Argonne National Laboratory in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, scientists have pioneered a new class of materials with advanced functionalities that moves the idea of flexible ferroelectrics...
16-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study of Microbes Reveals New Insight About Earth’s Geology and Carbon Cycles


Tiny microbes play a big role in cycling carbon and other key elements through our air, water, soil and sediment. Researchers who study these processes at Argonne National Laboratory have discovered that these microbial communities are significantly...
13-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST 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


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

Earth Day Viewpoints From U.S. Dept. Of Energy National Laboratory Researchers


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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