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November 22, 2016
Scientists are developing computers that will be 50x faster than today’s by 2020, which will enable the first complete simulations of plasma.
November 14, 2016
Researchers at the National Energy Technology Laboratory developed a new catalyst for turning CO2 into fuel that is much cheaper and works much better than the platinum used today.
November 3, 2016
Scientists at Argonne National Lab used their Advanced Photon Source to analyze the inside of dinosaur bones to determine once and for all just what T-Rex's tiny arms were used for.
October 21, 2016
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory found a way to turn carbon dioxide into a fuel that can be used in vehicles today.
October 19, 2016
Engineers at Idaho National Lab and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory helped build the world’s first triple hybrid renewable energy plant. It combines geothermal power, solar panels and concentrating solar power into one reliable energy source.