A new biochemical leaching process has been developed that uses corn stover as feedstock, and recovers valuable rare earth metals from electronic waste.  Read More

Ames Middle School (left) and Iowa City Regina competed for the championship of the Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional Middle School Science Bowl on Feb. 24. Ames won 90-30 to advance to the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl® April 26-30 in Washington, DC. Find results HERE.

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a state of magnetism that may be the missing link to understanding the relationship between magnetism and unconventional superconductivity. Read more

The Johnston team of (l-r) Aditya Somisetty, Chris Yao, William Julstrom and Paul Zhang confer on a bonus question on their way to winning the 2018 Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Regional High School Science Bowl on Jan. 27 Check out the results HERE!

Critical Materials Institute Director Alex King speaks during the CMI Winter Meeting, held the week of Jan. 22 at the Colorado School of Mines. See More Photos

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