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July 31, 2017 — SSRL

Scientists Watch ‘Artificial Atoms’ Assemble into Perfect Lattices with Many Uses

A serendipitous discovery lets researchers spy on this self-assembly process for the first time with SLAC’s X-ray synchrotron. What they learn will...
July 28, 2017 — SLS

First-Time 3D Imaging of Internal Magnetic Patterns

Magnets are found in motors, in energy production and in data storage. A deeper understanding of the basic properties of magnetic materials could...
July 18, 2017 —

Report: Compact, Precise Beam Could Aid in Nuclear Security

Berkeley Lab-led report highlights technique for detecting, identifying nuclear materials This image shows how a compact, precise photon beam (red...
July 18, 2017 — ESRF

Scientists "Resurrect" Ancient Proteins to Provide Clues About Molecular Innovation

A growing body of research on the use of ancestral protein resurrection has been published in recent years to address a variety of issues on protein...
July 17, 2017 — SLS

Nanomaterial Helps Store Solar Energy: Efficiently and Inexpensively

Field trials show that new catalyst material for electrolysers is reliable. Efficient storage technologies are necessary if solar and wind energy is...
July 17, 2017 — NSLS-II

Studying Argon Gas Trapped in Two-Dimensional Array of Tiny "Cages"

UPTON, NY—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory had just finished an experiment with a two-dimensional (...
July 17, 2017 — Diamond

First Users on VERSOX Beamline

VERSOX is a station which allows researchers to study the surfaces of materials at near-ambient pressure, providing important real-world data for a...
July 14, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

Understanding of Microstructure Using X-Ray Scattering and Spectroscopy Provides Insight Into Efficiency of Organic Solar Cells

International researchers led by Assoc Prof Chris McNeill’s group at Monash University have used an X-ray scattering at the Australian Synchrotron to...
July 14, 2017 — Diamond

Synchrotron Light Used to Show Human Domestication of Seeds From 2000 BC

Scientists from UCL have used the UK's synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source, to document for the first time the rate of evolution of seed coat...
July 12, 2017 —

Microwaves Reveal Detailed Structure of Molecular Motor

Study paves the way to investigate nano-machines in action A team of scientists has used microwaves to unravel the exact structure of a tiny...