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Image of microbial pili networks projecting from, and synthesized by, the cell body of Geobacter.05.01.12Science Highlights

Electricity Generation in Microbial Biofilms

Understanding how microbes use cytochromes to generate electricity in biofilms. Read More »

STM-measured anisotropy of energy gaps...05.01.12Science Highlights

Can Magnetism Explain High Temperature Superconductivity?

Visualization of electron pair binding confirms predictions about how high temperature superconductivity works. Read More »

The genome of the polar eukaryotic microalga Coccomyxa subellipsoidea reveals traits of cold adaptation05.01.12Science Highlights

Polar Microbes Make Fat to Keep Warm

A polar alga with lipid metabolism enzymes may prove useful harnessing algae for biodiesel production. Read More »

Distribution of the wintertime differences in the westerly transient moisture flux05.01.12Science Highlights

Models Project Greater Drought Resistance

Regional Climate Models predict greater drought resistance in southwest U.S. than General Circulation Models (GCMs). Read More »

In the EFC, a slurry of activated carbon spheres in a non-toxic electrolyte (water with dissolved sodium sulfate) is pumped from reservoirs into the electrode-contact cell (inset), where the spheres acquire surface charge.05.01.12Science Highlights

Electrical Energy Storage Using Carbon Slurries

New scalable, high power energy storage possible with carbon-electrolyte slurries. Read More »

Distorted three-dimensional perovskite structure of cesium tin iodide (CsSnI3) at room temperature...05.01.12Science Highlights

Low-Cost, Third Generation Solar Cells on Solid Ground

Novel, liquid-less design promises to improve long-term stability and durability of dye-sensitized solar cells while hitting high efficiency marks. Read More »

04.30.12Press Release

Student Teams from Massachusetts and California Win Energy Department's 22nd National Science Bowl .pdf file (34KB)

Competition is part of the Administration's focus on next generation of leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math.

04.29.12Press Release

Your Local Team Advances in the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C..pdf file (26KB)

"Sweet 16" high school and "Great 8" middle school teams move forward in National Finals competition.

Scientist R. Morris Bullock standing in a laboratory with lab equipment in the background.04.26.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Mimicking Nature Backwards and Forwards

Using biology as their blueprint, EFRC researchers devise a reversible reaction for hydrogen energy storage. Read More »

Front of the National 4-H Youth Conference Center with a US Department of Energy National Science Bowl banner 04.24.12DOE Blog

Lightning Speed and Science Savvy

This weekend, 113 finalist teams from across the country will converge at the 4-H Convention Center in Chevy Chase, MD to earn the chance to compete for the National Science Bowl Championship next Monday. Read More »

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