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President Barack Obama talks with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipients. 04.16.14PRESS RELEASE

Inspiring the Next Generation of InnovatorsExternal link

President Obama honors the nation's cutting-edge scientists and engineers. Read More »

04.16.14PRESS RELEASE

Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced six exceptional U.S. scientists and engineers as recipients of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their contributions in research and development that supports the Energy Department’s science, energy and national security missions. Read More »

04.09.14ARTICLE

Dark Matter Hunt: LUX Experiment Reaches Critical PhaseExternal link

An experiment located in the bottom of a gold mine in South Dakota, US, could offer the best chance yet of detecting dark matter. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab plant scientist Benjamin Babst with corn and sorghum plants. 04.09.14FROM THE LABS

Growing Shoots and Sugary StemsExternal link

Study by researchers at Brookhaven Lab and the University of Queensland supports idea that sugars play a key role in regulating branching at plant stems. Read More »

04.09.14FROM THE LABS

Stanford Scientists Discover a Novel Way to Make Ethanol Without Corn or Other PlantsExternal link

Stanford scientists have created a copper-based catalyst that produces large quantities of ethanol from carbon monoxide gas at room temperature. Read More »

04.08.14FROM THE LABS

Arid Areas Absorb Unexpected Amounts of CarbonExternal link

Researchers led by a Washington State University biologist have found that arid areas, among the biggest ecosystems on the planet, take up an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere. Read More »

04.08.14FROM THE LABS

Organic Solar Cells More Efficient With Molecules Face-to-FaceExternal link

New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on, rather than edge-on, relative to the acceptor. Read More »

04.07.14FROM THE LABS

Groundbreaking Optical Device Could Enhance Optical Information Processing and ComputersExternal link

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have built an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler. Read More »

Illustration of the new SDSS measurement of the expansion of the distant universe (artist's conception, not to scale). 04.07.14FROM THE LABS

Astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Make the Most Precise Measurement Yet of the Expanding UniverseExternal link

Researchers at Brookhaven and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories contribute to a new view showing the universe just before dark energy should have kicked in. Read More »

04.07.14FROM THE LABS

Self-Assembled Silver Superlattices Create Molecular Machines with Hydrogen-Bond “Hinges” and Moving “Gears”External link

Researchers from Georgia Tech and the University of Toledo did a combined computational and experimental study of self-assembled silver-based structures known as superlattices has revealed an unusual and unexpected behavior: arrays of gear-like molecular-scale machines that rotate in unison when pressure is applied to them. Read More »

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