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March 7, 2017 — APS

New Evidence for a Water-Rich History on Mars

Berkeley Lab research, shock experiments show how mineral found in Martian meteorites may provide clues to ancient abundance of water Scientists at...
March 6, 2017 — APS

Imaging the Inner Workings of a Sodium–Metal Sulfide Battery for First Time

Sometimes understanding how a problem arises in the first place is key to finding its solution. For a team of scientists at the U.S. Department of...
January 17, 2017 — APS

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

From blacksmiths forging iron to artisans blowing glass, humans have for centuries been changing the properties of materials to build better tools –...
October 13, 2016 — APS

Why Did T. Rex Have Such Small Arms? SUE Arrives at Advanced Photon Source for Its Most Detailed Scan Ever

The tiny arms on the otherwise mighty Tyrannosaurus rex are one of the biggest and most enduring mysteries in paleontology. SUE the Dinosaur’s...
June 17, 2016 — APS

Discovery of Gold Nanocluster "Double" Hints at Other Shape-Changing Particles

UPTON, NY—Chemically the same, graphite and diamonds are as physically distinct as two minerals can be, one opaque and soft, the other translucent...
June 10, 2016 — APS

X-Rays Reveal the Photonic Crystals in Butterfly Wings That Create Color

Scientists used X-rays to discover what creates one butterfly effect: how the microscopic structures on the insect’s wings reflect light to appear as...
May 26, 2016 — APS

Tasty Fat: X-Rays Finding the Blueprint of Why Fat Is Yummy

Fat-free ice cream, for all its healthy merits, melts the wrong way. Two seconds on the tongue and it's a slush of milk, flavoring and water instead...
April 15, 2016 — APS

Biochemists Solve the Structure of Cell's DNA Gatekeeper

In a new study, a team led by André Hoelz, an assistant professor of biochemistry, reports the successful mapping of the structure of the symmetric...
March 16, 2016 — APS

Solving the Mystery of the Tully Monster

The Tully Monster, an oddly configured sea creature with teeth at the end of a narrow, trunk-like extension of its head and eyes that perch on either...
January 27, 2016 — APS

Hydrogen Uptake Causes Molecular "Avalanches" in Palladium

Imagine a sponge that could soak up a thousand times its own volume in water. Now imagine how effective that sponge would be if it could store...