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FRIB Issues First Call For Proposals For Beam Time

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Outside shot of completed exterior of FRIB

Marking an exciting step toward commencing scientific user operation, FRIB issued its first call for proposals today. The call invites scientific users the world over to submit their…

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FRIB Researchers Develop Novel Approach to Modeling Yet-Unconfirmed Rare Nuclear Process

Monday, July 6, 2020

Researchers from the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) Laboratory at Michigan State University (MSU) have taken a major step toward a theoretical first-principles description of neutrinoless double-beta…

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Switchgrass Hybrid Yields Insights into Plant Evolution

Monday, June 10, 2019
Switchgrass hybrid yields insights into plant evolution

Switchgrass is attractive as a potential bioenergy crop because it can grow for years without having to be replanted. Requiring less fertilizer than typical annual crops like corn,…

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Guarr Selected for DOE Innovators Program

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Tom Guarr in Lab

Future alternative energy success is highly dependent on the ability to store that energy once captured. Tom Guarr, co-founder of Jolt Energy Storage Technologies LLC, and researcher at…

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DOE Provides Next-Phase Funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research

Monday, July 17, 2017
Late fall switchgrass harvest at the GLBRC / KBS LTER biofuels scale-up site; Photo Credit: J.E.Doll, Michigan State University

The U.S. Department of Energy has selected the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center for an additional five years of funding to develop sustainable alternatives to transportation fuels and…

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Eliminating ‘Range Anxiety’ Through Better Batteries

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Like people who drive gas-powered cars, those who drive electric vehicles are always on the lookout for where they can get their next “fill up.” Or, in their…

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