X-ray study at Berkeley Lab explores atomic structure of tiny traps for heavy metals.
Berkeley Lab-led scientists illuminate protein as it splits water to create oxygen.
Boston University assistant professor Jennifer Talbot studies the surprising role that molds, mushrooms, and other dirt-dwellers play in climate change.
12.02.16 Physicist Sam Lazerson of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has teamed with German scientists to confirm that the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) fusion energy device called a stellarator in Greifswald, Germany, produces high-quality magnetic fields that are consistent with their complex design.
12.02.16 Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory have recently developed a new ultra-low-friction sliding contact mechanism that uses chilled water to remove heat from a key component of a next-generation collider.
12.02.16 A 10-year scientist in the Biosciences Division at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Kalluri focuses her work around lab programs such as DOE’s BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) to create better biofuels, improve plant productivity, and study beneficial plant-microbe interactions.
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International team including Berkeley Lab researcher surprised by complex dynamics in model of quark-gluon plasma. Read More
Research on photosynthetic antenna complexes illuminates how they harvest light in plants, algae and bacteria. Read More »
University of Tennessee and national lab research has led to a new understanding of how and where electrochemical reactions occur, by moving from traditional electrolysis technology to what is known as proton exchange membrane electrolyzer cells or PEMECs.
A team of researchers, led by Yale chemistry professor Mark Johnson, show for the first time how water molecules pass along excess charges and in the process, conduct electricity.
Raju Venugopalan, an adjunct professor at Stony Brook University and a senior physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award for his remarkable achievements in theoretical nuclear physics.
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