Office of Science scientists use supercomputers to search for innovative answers to rare-earth supply needs.
Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers combine systems biology with genetic engineering to improve production of isopentenol in E. coli.
A new building will be the home to lab’s energy storage efforts.
10.30.14 Scientists from Northwestern University working at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source (APS) used self-assembly under controlled conditions to create a membrane consisting of layers with distinctly different structures.
10.29.14 Berkeley Lab breakthrough can lead to cheaper biofuels, improved crops, and new products from plants.
10.29.14 A forthcoming neutrino detector will require temperatures approaching absolute zero.
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and the Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics in Germany have devised a new method for minimizing turbulence in bumpy donut-shaped experimental fusion facilities called stellarators. Read More
New capabilities improve network speeds between European facilities and U.S. research sites, including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Read More
Argonne National Laboratory has identified the properties of a newer, exceptionally wear-resistant substance that works in a broader range of environments. Read More
A piece of web history is made available again for the first time since its debut in the early 1990s.
Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences have made important discoveries regarding Bs meson particles—something that may explain why the universe contains more matter than antimatter.
Ferroelectric materials – commonly used in transit cards, gas grill igniters, video game memory and more – could become strong candidates for use in next-generation computers.
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