Science Highlights

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An anti-cancer drug that stunts tumor growth

An anti-cancer drug, pazopanib, which is marketed as Votrient™ in the U.S. and Europe by its developer, GlaxoSmithKline, was developed in part by research at the U.S.

April 1, 2010
Competitive adsorption observed with resonant anomalous X-ray reflectivity

We investigated how natural organic matter modifies the adsorption of heavy metals at the muscovite (001)-water interface using in-situ resonant anomalous X-ray reflectivity. The results provide fu

April 1, 2010
Quasicrystalline order at the nanoscale

Nanoparticles have a strong tendency to form periodic structures.

April 1, 2010
Better cathodes for lithium-ion batteries

Increased interest in the development of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries is spurring a multitude of investigations into ways of improving this potential alternative energy source. 

April 1, 2010