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When the editors of Physica C asked Ames Laboratory's Paul Canfield to sum up his 30 years of superconductivity research, he didn’t write mere paragraphs. He wrote limericks. Check out this VIDEO.

Ames Laboratory's Karl A. Gschneidner and fellow scientists have created a new magnetic alloy that is an alternative to traditional rare-earth permanent magnets. Read More

Research teams led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have described the structure of two closely related protein pumps that allow bacteria to resist certain medications. The findings have just been published by Nature Communications and as the April 7 cover paper in Cell Reports. READ MORE

Iowa State University student Catherine Meis has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar, the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Meis, a former Ames Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program student, is a third-year student, majoring in materials engineering with a minor in bioengineering. Read More (Photo by Chris Gannon, ISU News Service)

U.S. Rep. Steve King stopped by Ames Laboratory on April 2 as part of a day-long visit to Iowa State University. Here, (from left to right) Emma White and Iver Anderson explain powder metallurgy to Rep. King as Ames Laboratory Director Adam Schwartz looks on.