As a scientist, working with researchers in the same field as oneself is often the path of least resistance; however, connecting with researchers in complementary fields empowers all parties to achieve more than they could alone.Read more
Molten salt is exactly what it sounds like—simply the melted contents of your saltshaker. The descriptor “molten” may evoke images of volcanic lava, but once the salt is melted, it is typically not hot enough for it to glow.
Everyone wants their phone, laptop computer, or even electric car to run longer without needing a recharge. Currently, these devices are all powered by Li-ion batteries, which have seen tremendous improvements over the past few decades.
The United States has accrued a vast amount of nuclear waste over the last 80 years as a result of the government’s defense programs and domestic nuclear power production.
Spending most of 2020 in quarantine taught many of us the effects that confined space can have on humans. It changes us because people like to be free, and being indoors or in confined spaces can affect behaviors, performance, and routines.
The Sun is our closest star providing us light and warmth. However, it was only after 1954 that solar energy began to be an attainable electricity source because of the first silicon solar cell developed by Bell Labs.
X-rays, the radiation used to detect broken bones in our body, have been invaluable in investigating structures of materials at multiple length scales.
A team of researchers from Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) and the Integrated Mesoscale Architecture for Sustainable Catalysis (IMASC) EFRC have probed the innerworkings of a mysterious nanospace.
Proteins self assemble to form different aggregated structures. This self-assembly process is integral to the formation of highly ordered protein architectures that are widely found in cellular structural elements and connective tissues, the most abundant tissue found in the human body.
“You make decisions, and then you try to make the most of them,” says Prof. Lilo Pozzo. From one decision to another, Pozzo has fed her insatiable curiosity to build a multifaceted research career at the University of Washington’s Department of Chemical Engineering.
The biggest challenges in the scientific community may seem daunting to tackle, but as The Beatles famously said, “I get by with a little help from my friends!” When scientists see immense challenges, they do not attempt to solve them alone. Like climbing Mt. Everest, most scientific problems are best addressed with a team of experts who know what they are doing.
Nancy M. Washton and Jeffrey G. Holmes, Co-editors-in-Chief
- Hassnain Asgar, Mutli-Scale Fluid-Solid Interactions Architected and Natural Materials (MUSE)
- Nicole Avakyan, Center for the Science of Synthesis Across Scales (CSSAS)
- Matthew S. Christian, Center for Hierarchical Waste form Materials (CHWM)
- Audra DeStefano, Center for Materials for Water and Energy Systems (M-WET)
- Tim Goetjen, Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center (ICDC)
- Yongtao Liu, Center for 3D Ferroelectric Microelectronics (3DFeM)
- Nicholas Marcella, Integrated Mesoscale Architecture for Sustainable Catalysis (IMASC)
- Daniel Robertson, Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables (SCALAR)
- Sintu Rongpipi, Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (CLSF)
- Haley Williams, Fundamental Understanding of Transport Under Reactor Extremes (FUTURE)
- Guomin Zhu, Center for the Science of Synthesis Across Scales (CSSAS)