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Left photo shows researchers collecting sea-water samples containing diatoms from an oceanographic sampling device. Photo at right shows microscopic image of a small colony of diatoms in the sea water.05.01.14Science Highlight

Silicon-32 is an Important Radiotracer in Assessing Global Climate Models

The DOE Isotope Program restores an important inventory of the radioisotope silicon-32 (Si-32). Read More »

Difference between calculated and experimentally measured masses of oxygen isotopes as a function of mass number.05.01.14Science Highlight

Streamlining the Nuclear Force

An optimized nuclear force model yields a high-precision interaction with an unexpected descriptive power. Read More »

Selenium (grey allotrope): a micronutrient essential for the human body.05.01.14Science Highlight

Growing the Tool Box for Medical Imaging: The Selenium-72/Arsenic-72 Generator

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Missouri have designed a new source of a valuable imaging isotope. Read More »

Disruption of Mediator rescues growth and fertility in Arabidopsis low lignin mutants.05.01.14Science Highlight

Mediating Biofuel Complexity through “Mediator” Modification

Research points to more efficient and lower cost routes to high-yield biomass-derived renewable fuels. Read More »

Assembly of high gradient SC cavities and SC solenoids in the clean room.04.01.14Science Highlight

Advances in High Power Compact Accelerators

Argonne superconducting radiofrequency technology boosts a variety of applications. Read More »

String of seven superconducting resonators and four superconducting solenoid magnets for the new cryostat.04.01.14Science Highlight

Advances in Ion Accelerators Boost Argonne’s ATLAS User Facility

Argonne’s new superconducting cryomodule enhances its ATLAS heavy-ion accelerator. Read More »

The Penning trap was used to precisely measure the masses of isotopes provided by CARIBU.12.01.13Science Highlight

Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis

First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne’s new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Read More »

The visible light emission from a polymer film containing platinum atoms has been tuned by adjusting the spacing of the platinum atoms in the polymer chain.09.01.13Science Highlight

Towards Truly White LED Lighting

Adding platinum atoms tunes the color of emitted light. Read More »

Image shows the “stripes” (the alternating yellow and blue regions) of electronic charge alignment found in a ferroelectric thin film.09.01.13Science Highlight

Towards Understanding Electronic Switching in Magnets

Researchers have invented a new x-ray imaging technique that could reveal key atomic-scale properties in ferroelectric magnetic materials. Read More »

Monsoon clouds gather over the Bay of Bengal in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.09.01.13Science Highlight

Tracing Aerosol Impacts on South Asian Monsoons

The effect of pollution aerosols on monsoons. Read More »