Hungry for Science?
Bring your appetite for knowledge to the MagLab's free Open House on Feb. 23 for a sumptuous smorgasbord of hands-on activities, presentations, performances and fun!
Grooving with Graphene
Scientists probing an exotic, 2D realm are discovering astonishing behaviors that could revolutionize our 3D world. Read more in the new issue of fields magazine.
Researchers Stabilize Color of Light
Promising technique for next-gen materials could be used to turn light into electricity and electricity into light.
Surprising New States in Graphene
Scientists reveal previously unobserved and unexpected even denominator fractional quantum Hall states in monolayer graphene.
Tuning into T Cells
New insights into the structure and movement of T cell surface proteins could lead to better ways to fight cancers, infections and other diseases.
Unlocking Graphene’s Superconducting Powers
Scientists discover a new method to manipulate the electrical conductivity of this game-changing "wonder material."
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.
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.
Latest Science Highlights
Even denominator fractional quantum Hall states in graphene
29 January 2019
Scientists revealed previously unobserved and unexpected FQH states in monolayer graphene that raise new questions regarding the interaction between electrons in these states.
Scientists observe molecular movements in T cells
29 January 2019
Insights into the structure and movement of T cell surface proteins could lead to new ways to fight cancers, infections and other diseases.
Uncovering the secrets of fungal cell walls
4 January 2019
With unprecedented sensitivity and resolution from state-of-the-art magnets, scientists have identified for the first time the cell wall structure of one of the most prevalent and deadly fungi.
Manipulating the ferryl tilt in a non-heme oxoiron(IV) complex that makes the complex a better oxidant, W. Rasheed, et al., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 57, 9387-9391 (2018) See Science Highlight or Read online
1.1 billion-year-old porphyrins evidence photosynthesis 600 million years earlier than previously established, N. Guineli, et al., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 115, 1-9 (2018) See Science Highlight or Read online
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