In the News
January 26, 2015
University of Minnesota
"Researchers identify materials to improve biofuel and petroleum processing"
A University of Minnesota research team has identified potential materials that could improve the production of ethanol and petroleum products. The discovery could lead to major efficiencies and cost savings in these industries. | read more>
January 23, 2015
"Greening the World’s Most Ubiquitous Building Material"
A NIST team is running simulations at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to explore methods for achieving less energy-intensive concrete mixtures. | read more>
January 21, 2015
The Richmond Register
"NRC seeks public comment on hydrolysate transport"
Argonne's EVS Division is helping to develop criteria for safely and successfully treating hydrolysate in Eastern Kentucky. | read more>
December 29, 2014
To the Point: Hosted by Warren Olney
"Is the Bacteria in Our Gut the Key to Our Health?"
Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert helps sort out fact from fiction in the world of microbiome research. | read more>
December 18, 2014
"Imagining a “World Without Microbes”"
Would life continue in a world without microbes? Argonne National Laboratory’s Jack Gilbert and Josh Neufeld from the University of Waterloo attempted to address this question in a recently published article in PLOS Biology. | read more>
December 17, 2014
"What Would Happen If All The Earth's Microbes Suddenly Disappeared?"
It's generally agreed that life on this planet would not be possible if it weren't for microbes. In a fascinating thought experiment, a pair of biologists scrutinized this assumption to find out. | read more>
December 3, 2014
"What’s Next for Computers After Moore’s Law Ends?"
Argonne's Pete Beckman and other experts ponder what's next for computing at latest IEEE Rebooting Computing summit. | read more>
December 3, 2014
"Colorado State University Team Examines Dairy-Cattle Microorganisms to Improve Food Safety"
A Colorado State University research team intends to use Argonne resources for deep genetic sequencing of nearly 400 project samples to study how other intestinal flora influence or promote the growth of E. coli.
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December 1, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business
"Crain's 40 under 40: Jack Gilbert"
Jack Gilbert has been named to Crain's 40 under 40 for 2014, which recognizes the top talent in Chicago. | read more>
November 24, 2014
"A Better Beagle: $2 Million Upgrade to UChicago Supercomputer Will Boost Biomedical Research"
With a $2M grant from the NIH, UChicago’s high-performance computing resource for biomedical research is ready for an upgrade that will enable the next wave of pioneering discoveries. | read more>