S&TR | April/May 2015


The Laboratory in the News

When Every Minute Counts
Commentary by Bruce E. Warner

Helping Cities Prepare for Disaster
Advanced modeling and simulations reveal that science-based planning is key to savings tens of thousands of lives.

Energy Applications Drive Carbon Aerogel Innovation
Newer forms of carbon are providing the building blocks for a range of energy and environmental applications.

A Guiding Light for Designer Materials
Light-directed electrophoretic deposition uses photoconductive electrodes to build three-dimensional multimaterial composites.

Diving into the Dynamics of Evolving Hydrogen
Simulations of how sunlight, water, and semiconductor materials interact provide insights on the formation of hydrogen fuel.