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04.28.15FROM THE LABS

Energy Department to Provide $75 Million for ‘Fuels from Sunlight’ HubExternal link

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $75 million in funding to renew the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), a DOE Energy Innovation Hub originally established in 2010 with the goal of harnessing solar energy for the production of fuel. Read More »

04.28.15FROM THE LABS

Galaxy-Gazing Telescope Sensors Pass Important Vision TestsExternal link

Results give scientists additional confidence that the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will detect effects of dark matter and dark energy. Read More »

University California San Diego 04.28.15University Research

Engineering the Smallest Crack in the WorldExternal link

A new procedure developed by nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego will enable researchers to fabricate smaller, faster, and more powerful nanoscale devices ─ and do so with molecular control and precision. Read More »

04.28.15FROM THE LABS

ALCF Supercomputer Helps Identify Materials to Improve Fuel ProductionExternal link

With access to supercomputing resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility, a research team from the University of Minnesota and Rice University has demonstrated a predictive modeling capability that can help accelerate the discovery of new materials to improve biofuel and petroleum production. Read More »

04.27.15FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for CommercializationExternal link

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing concrete products it might one day replace. Read More »

2000 National Science Bowl Parkview High School team pictured on the left and Ana Lauer profile picture on the right.04.27.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science, Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Ana C. Lauer, National Science Bowl

For the run up to the 2015 National Science Bowl, this story is the last profile of a series on previous National Science Bowl competitors and champions. Read More »

04.27.15FROM THE LABS

An Improvement to the Global Standard for Modeling Fusion PlasmasExternal link

Mario Podestà, a staff physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has updated the worldwide computer program known as TRANSP to better simulate the interaction between energetic particles and instabilities – disturbances in plasma that can halt fusion reactions. Read More »

University of Georgia 04.27.15University Research

UGA Researchers Growing Trees Faster and Easier to Turn Into FuelExternal link

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Science Center in Tennessee have surprising answers about the potential to manipulate the genetics in trees to work to our advantage. Read More »

Drexel University 04.24.15University Research

Putting a New Spin on Computing MemoryExternal link

A team of researchers at Drexel University is searching for a deeper understanding of a new class of materials whose magnetism can essentially be controlled by the flick of a switch. Read More »

04.24.15FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory Scientists Create Cheaper Magnetic Material for Cars, Wind TurbinesExternal link

Karl A. Gschneidner and fellow scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have created a new magnetic alloy that is an alternative to traditional rare-earth permanent magnets. Read More »

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