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Department of Energy webinar on federal funding set for Sept. 26

Sep. 18, 2019—A special webinar on federal funding from the Department of Energy is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 26. “DOE and Biological Sciences” will cover a broad range of research areas such as fundamental genomic science, microbiome research and advances in bioimaging.

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Two-part Department of Energy webinar on federal funding Sept. 12, 26

Aug. 14, 2019—A special two-part webinar series on federal funding from the Department of Energy is scheduled for Sept. 12 and Sept. 26 in the Baker Building, Room 800C. Remote viewing will be available with advanced registration.

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Filling the early universe with knots can explain why the world is three-dimensional

Oct. 13, 2017—Filling the universe with knots shortly after it popped into existence 13.8 billion years ago provides a neat explanation for why we inhabit a three-dimensional world. That is the basic idea advanced by an out-of-the-box theory developed by an international team of physicists.

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Multitasking monolayers

Jul. 21, 2017—Scientists have discovered a natural process that makes patterned monolayers suitable for creating a wide variety of novel materials with dual optical, magnetic, catalytic or sensing capabilities.

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Using nanotechnology to give fuel cells more oomph

Aug. 8, 2016—Researchers from Vanderbilt University have developed porous polymer-fiber electrodes that may make fuel cells more powerful.

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Vanderbilt research will help shape the future of American manufacturing

Jan. 9, 2015—A cutting-edge Vanderbilt lab that studies how materials, structures and machines operate under real-world conditions will play a key part in the new multistate, $259 million Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) to be announced today by President Obama.

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