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Video: Argonne National Lab warms up new incubator to grow energy technologies

By April Gocha / July 20, 2016

Argonne National Lab (Argonne, Ill.) is now accepting applications from intrepid entrepreneurs for its brand new and fully supportive energy incubator program, Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI).

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Open access: Argonne National Lab opens doors to industry collaboration in nanotechnology, energy storage

By April Gocha / November 4, 2015

Argonne National Lab has created two new collaborative centers that each focus on a broad area of research with high potential to impact new products and developments—nanotechnology and energy storage technologies.

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Farewell, sixth sense: Analytics, science provide urban planners with more than intuition

By Jessica McMathis / November 13, 2014

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago have developed tools that provide city planners with something greater than the sixth sense—analytics.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 24, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 24, 2014.

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Building a better flight: Synchrotron’s X-rays probe the failure of thermal barrier coatings

By April Gocha / August 29, 2014

An international team of researchers recently got a rare glimpse into what happens in thermal barrier coatings as they operate—by using a custom-built furnace and some heavy-duty X-rays.

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Researchers levitate liquid metal oxide ceramics in mid-air to abuse them—Updated

By April Gocha / June 13, 2014

Researchers from Stony Brook University, in collaboration with Oak Ridge and Argonne national laboratories, have unveiled new insights into the structures of liquid metal oxides at high temperatures.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 14, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for April 15, 2014.

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Midwest lands new innovation hubs built to boost advanced manufacturing

By Jessica McMathis / February 27, 2014

Manufacturing production is up, and US manufacturers are adding jobs (some 622,000 since early 2010)—but a $280-million investment in two new innovation institutes cements a renewed commitment to advanced manufacturing in the States.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / May 28, 2013

Discovery by U. Arkansas physicists furthers understanding of superconductivity, show Zhang-Rice singlet state in different class of materials Physicists at the University of Arkansas have collaborated with scientists in the United States and Asia to discover that a crucial ingredient of high-temperature superconductivity could be found in an entirely different class of materials. “The recent finding…

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Administration: NSF, DOE grants boost MGI efforts, new $120M hub to advance energy storage research

By / November 30, 2012

Credit: OSTP. With the election behind it, the Obama administration appears to be quickly returning to a major emphasis on energy and “materials genome” related research. First, according to a new story coauthored by Cyrus Wadia, the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s point person for the Materials Genome Initiative, $25 million worth of grants…

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