Inquiry 2008, Issue 1

Welcome to 
Inquiry 2008Issue 1

This issue of Inquiry focuses on novel materials and their journey from science to technology.

Inquiry is a biannual science magazine highlighting research at Ames laboratory. Below you'll find links to pdf versions of the individual articles.

For additional information about the Ames Laboratory or any of the topics covered in this publication, please contact:

Inquiry Editor
Ames Laboratory
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Ames, IA 50011-3020
(515) 294-9557
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ibson@ameslab.gov

Inquiry 2008, Issue 1
Features
Bioinspiration

Bioinspiration

Bacteria provide a method for synthesizing magnetic nanoparticles.  (Go to Article)

 Beefing Up Magnets

"Beefing" up Magnets for Electric Cars

New nagnet alloy stays strong- even at 200 degrees Celsius.  (Go to Article)

 "Good Materials Lead to Good Science"

"Good Materials Lead to Good Science"

Ames Lab interdisciplinary research group seeks to expand materials synthesis.

(Go to Article)

 Like Water Through a Straw

Like Water Through a Straw

Parallel cylindrical water nanochannels may explain how fuel cell membranes work. 

(Go to Article)

 Pay Back Time

Pay Back Time

Technology Transfer efforts pay off big time.  (Go to Article)

 Director's Letter

 Director's Letter

(Go to Article)