Scientists used the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to create a 100-million-atom simulation of a chromatophore, providing an unprecedented look at how bacteria harvest light for food.
Two Brookhaven researchers developed theoretical model to explain the origins of self-replicating molecules.
The Office of Science salutes the winners of the E.O. Lawrence Awards.
07.29.15 Scientists at PNNL are tracking sources of soot in the Himalayan-Tibetan Plateau region, an important region for supplying water to China and India.
07.28.15 Corrosion follows a different path when it comes to uranium dioxide, the primary component of the rods that power nuclear reactors, according to a new study by scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Chicago, and the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
07.28.15 The Department of Energy and its partners at NASA, and the National Science Foundation have selected eleven outstanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics educators to serve 11-month fellowships at the Federal agencies and on Capitol Hill.
SLAC's x-ray laser lends new insight into key target for drug development. Read More
Scientists at Pacific Northwest and Los Alamos national laboratories, along with colleagues at the University of Leeds and the University of Washington, show that marine life cultivates half of the summer cloud droplets over the Southern Ocean. Read More
Berkeley Lab’s SINGLE provides images of individual nanoparticles in solution. Read More
Chemistry professors Peidong Yang and Carolyn Bertozzi received the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award last week during a ceremony at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.
By demonstrating a silicon-based photonic device that is sensitive to the spin of the photons in a laser shined on one of its electrodes, U Penn researchers have opened new possibilities in the developing fields of photonics and spintronics.
Discovery by the Rice researchers could lead to new insights into Quark-Gluon-Plasma, a state of matter that was last common in the universe a millionth of a second after the Big Bang.
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