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Argonne Scientists Make Vanadium Into a Useful Catalyst for Hydrogenation

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In a new study, Argonne chemist Max Delferro boosted and analyzed the unprecedented catalytic activity of an element called vanadium for hydrogenation – a reaction that is used for making everything from vegetable oils to petrochemical products to...
25-May-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Global Reach of Argonne’s Nuclear Security Training Team

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For more than 40 years, Argonne has promoted the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and technology through its affiliation with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
25-May-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Middle School Engineers Find Success in Iteration in Electric Car Competition

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Argonne National Laboratory joined with CNH Industrial to showcase the engineering talents of Chicago-area middle school students at the annual Electric Car Competition in March.
24-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Special X-Ray Technique Allows Scientists to See 3-D Deformations

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In a new study published last Friday in Science, researchers at Argonne used an X-ray scattering technique called Bragg coherent diffraction imaging to reconstruct in 3-D the size and shape of grain defects. These defects create imperfections in...
23-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Report Sheds New Insights on the Spin Dynamics of a Material Candidate for Low-Power Devices

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In a report published in Nano LettersArgonne researchers reveal new insights into the properties of a magnetic insulator that is a candidate for low-power device applications; their insights form early stepping-stones towards developing high-speed,...
22-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Department of Energy Secretary Recognizes Argonne Scientists’ Work to Fight Ebola, Cancer

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Two groups of researchers at Argonne earned special awards from the office of the U.S. Secretary of Energy for addressing the global health challenges of Ebola and cancer.
18-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Argonne Welcomes Scientists to Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials User Meeting

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More than 400 researchers from numerous disciplines will convene at Argonne today for the annual Users’ Meeting for the Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials.
8-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

X-Ray Imaging and Computer Modeling Help Map Electric Properties of Nanomaterials

Argonne researchers have developed a new approach for studying piezoelectric materials using ultrafast 3-D X-ray imaging and computer modeling. Their integrated approach, reported in Nano Letters, can help us better understand material behavior and...
5-May-2017 6:05 PM 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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