What Issues Keep Women & Girls out of STEM?

Come learn why women represent 50% of the population, but less than 30% of STEM professionals & find out what the MagLab is doing about it at the August 29th Science Café.

Illustration of the women and science by Caroline McNiel

Strange State of Matter in Superconducting Crystal

Published in Nature, the discovery could help scientists better understand exotic behaviors of electrons.

False-colour SEM image of a CeRhIn5 crystalline microstructured device

New Center to Develop Wide Range of Novel Materials

A multimillion-dollar NSF grant will fund a new center focused on developing novel materials with applications in health, energy and materials.

(Left to right) Subramanian Ramakrishnan, Tarik Dickens and Mandip Singh Sachdeva will establish the Center for Complex Materials Design for Multidimensional Additive Processing.

More Accurate Diagnosis for Multiple Myeloma

Groundbreaking technique could lead to precise, personalized cancer diagnosis and monitoring.

Researchers observe exotic superfluid in graphene

New Grant for Biomedical Technology

MagLab receives $5.8M to develop world-unique instrumentation that will help combat diseases like Alzheimer's and tuberculosis.

From left to right: Tim Cross, Joanna Long , and William Brey

Exotic Superfluid in Graphene

Two research teams observe unusual behavior that could fundamentally change how electronics are designed.

Researchers observe exotic superfluid in graphene

Research Initiatives

Research Initiatives - Materials


Scientists use our magnets to explore semiconductors, superconductors, newly-grown crystals, buckyballs and materials from the natural world — research that reveals the secret workings of materials and empowers us to develop new technologies.

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Research Initiatives - Energy


Scientists here are working to optimize petroleum refining, advance potential bio-fuels such as pine needles and algae, and fundamentally change the way we store and deliver energy by developing better batteries.

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Research Initiatives - Life


With the world’s strongest MRI magnet, scientists here study everything from living animals to individual cells, from proteins to disease-fighting molecules found in plants and animals — work that could improve treatment of AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer’s and other diseases.

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Latest Science Highlights

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Featured Publications

More accurate diagnosis for multiple myeloma, L. He, et al., Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry , 28 (5), 827-838 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Researchers observe exotic superfluid in graphene, J.I.A Li, et al., Nature Physics, (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online Collaboration A, X. Liu, et al., Nature Physics, (2017) Read online Collaboration B.

Connection between superconductivity and insulator-metal transition, Y. Kasahara, et al., Nature Communications, 8, 14467 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

MRI illuminates link between heart disease and mood disorders, A. Dossat, et al., The FASEB Journal, 31, 6, 2492-2506 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Pressure converts an insulator into a metal, S. Friedemann, et al., Scientific Reports, 6, 416 (2016) See Science Highlight or Read online 

Magneto-Structural Correlations in a Transition Metal Complex, E. A. Suturina, et al., Inorganic Chemistry, 56, 3102-3118 (2017) See Science Highlight or Read online