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New Prototypes for Superconducting Undulators Show Promise for More Powerful, Versatile X-Ray Beams

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Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Argonne National Laboratory have collaborated to design, build and test two devices that utilize different superconducting materials and could...
20-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nickel for Thought: Compound Shows Potential for High-Temperature Superconductivity

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Argonne researchers have identified a nickel oxide compound as an unconventional but promising candidate material for high-temperature superconductivity. The project combined crystal growth, X-ray spectroscopy and computational theory.
16-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Build Software for a Computer 50 Times Faster Than Anything in the World

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Researchers at Argonne are working to create new and adapt existing software technologies to operate at exascale by overcoming challenges found in several key areas, such as resiliency, data reduction, software libraries and the management of...
15-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Argonne Hosts Battery Industry Day to Boost Collaboration

Argonne will highlight its array of innovative battery work – including its revolutionary Nickel Manganese Cobalt blended cathode structure – during Battery Industry Day on Wednesday, June 14.
14-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Argonne X-Rays Used to Help Identify a Key Lassa Virus Structure

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Research done at Argonne National Laboratory’s Advanced Photon Source was vital to the process of identifying the structure, which provides a guide for designing a Lassa virus vaccine. Lassa virus is endemic to Africa and kills thousands of people...
13-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser Beam Creates ‘Molecular Black Hole’

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With the most highly focused power of the world’s most powerful X-ray laser, scientists from a number of institutions around the world – including Argonne National Laboratory – have conducted a new experiment that takes apart molecules...
8-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cynthia Jenks Named Director of Argonne’s Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division

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Argonne has named Cynthia Jenks the next director of the laboratory’s Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division. Jenks currently serves as the assistant director for scientific planning and the director of the Chemical and Biological Sciences...
8-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Argonne-Developed Technology for Producing Graphene Wins TechConnect National Innovation Award

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A method that significantly cuts the time and cost needed to grow graphene has won a 2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award. This is the second year in a row that a team at Argonne’s Center for Nanoscale Materials has received this award.
8-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT 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

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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

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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

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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

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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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