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.
07.31.15 Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory are building a unique optical magnetometer to probe magnetism at the nano- and mesoscale.
07.30.15 A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab and Columbia University has passed a major milestone in molecular electronics with the creation of the world’s highest-performance single-molecule diode.
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.
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
An international group of researchers, including scientists from Virginia Tech and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, have shown how nature uses a variety of pathways to grow crystals that go beyond the classical, one-atom-at-a-time route.
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.
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