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Science Highlights

UCLA and UIC Researchers Discover Foam “Fizzics” (UCLA Samueli School of Engineering article)
Revealing the Source of Unusually High Strength in Sintered Aluminum (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
Making Plastics Production More Energy Efficient (Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering news article)
Testing the Mettle of Lithium Metal Batteries (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
“Colloidal Gels,” Ubiquitous in Everyday Products, Divulge Their Secrets (To be published in "APS Science 2021, Volume 1")
A Rare Mineral from Rocks Found in Mollusk Teeth (Northwestern University press release)
Using Strain to Control an Iron-Based, High-Temperature Superconductor (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
Determining How Antibodies Target the Virus That Causes COVID-19 (To be published in "APS Science 2021, Volume 1")
A Strain-Induced Charge Carrier-Type Crossover in a Complex Oxide (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
Deep Water on Neptune and Uranus May Be Magnesium-Rich (Arizona State University press release)
Nanoscale Defects Could Boost Energy Storage Materials (Cornell [University] Chronicle story)
New Technique Traces the Structural Evolution of SiO2 Glass at Ultrahigh Pressures (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
Shape-Shifting Ebola Virus Protein Exploits Human RNA to Change Shape (LaJolla Institute for Immunology press release )
The Crystal Structure of a Clinically Relevant Enzyme that Regulates Gene Activity (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
Shock Wave-Induced Changes in the Structure of Noble Metals (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")
Tiny Chip-Based Device Performs Ultrafast Manipulation of X-Rays (Optical Society press release)
New, Potent Inhibitors of an Enzyme Essential for SARS-Cov-2 Viral Replication (To be published in "APS Science 2020, Volume 2")