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Northwestern professor reflects on mini-sabbatical at ArgonneSeptember 10, 2013

As the first Northwestern University faculty member to participate in the new Argonne-Northwestern mini-sabbatical program, Michael Miksis has had the opportunity to collaborate with Argonne researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science division and make valuable connections with scientists of various disciplines.

Smart Grid EV Communication (SpEC) Module

Enables rapid recharging of electric vehicles along heavy traffic corridors and at public stations

Membrane protein kit may lead to better targeted drugsAugust 29, 2013

Argonne biologists Deborah Hanson and Phil Laible developed a method to produce large quantities of membrane proteins, which may lead to better targeted and more effective pharmaceuticals.

Few-Layer Graphene as a Dry Lubricant

Two- to three-layer graphene reduces friction and wear between contact and sliding surfaces fourfold.

More than 140 attend first Argonne-Fermilab small business fairAugust 23, 2013

Argonne and Fermilab teamed up on Wednesday, Aug. 21, to hold their first joint fair for small businesses and startups. Called “Doing Business with Argonne and Fermilab,” the inaugural event drew more than 140 representatives from 90 local businesses for an all-day session at Argonne.

UChicago presents $20k to Argonne’s AABC and HLC for STEM scholarshipsAugust 22, 2013

On August 15, Argonne’s African American Black Club and Hispanic Latino Club were presented with $10,000 each to fund their academic scholarship programs and outreach efforts.

Alex MartinsonAugust 22, 2013

Chemist

The brilliance of diamonds August 20, 2013

Nanocrystalline diamond-related devices developed by Argonne nanoscientist Anirudha Sumant garnered Argonne two of the 2013 R&D 100 awards.