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Ceramic casting core with an intricate, fine-featured trailing edge.01.01.13SBIR/STTR Highlights

Mikro Systems Develops Unique Ceramic Core Casting Technology

Mikro’s sophisticated gas turbine airfoil designs allow turbines to operate at higher temperatures, thereby increasing efficiency, improving performance, and reducing emissions. Read More »

Three images of actuators shown in a micrograph. 12.18.12FROM THE LABS

Flexing fingers for micro-robotics:External link

Berkeley Lab scientists create a powerful, microscale actuator.
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A map of intensities merged using the CrystFEL software.12.17.12Article

Lights in the Darkness . . . and Hope from the Labs

Research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory provides new insights into two terrible diseases.

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12.13.12FROM THE LABS

Bubble study could improve industrial splash controlExternal link

For the first time, scientists witnessed the details of the full, ultrafast process of liquid droplets evolving into a bubble when they strike a surface. Their research determined that surface wetness affects the bubble's fate.
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12.12.12FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Takes Aim at Cosmic MysteryExternal link

Scientists have used powerful X-rays from the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to study and measure, in atomic detail, a key process at work in extreme plasmas like those found in stars, the rims of black holes and other massive cosmic phenomena.

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2013 National Science Bowl12.12.12Article

A Present . . . And A Future

Students are hitting the books – instead of the mall – in preparation for the 2013 National Science Bowl.
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3 CT scan images of ceramic composites 12.10.12FROM THE LABS

Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test:External link

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Real-Time CT-Scan Test Rig For Ceramic Composites at Ultrahigh Temperatures.


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12.10.12PRESS RELEASE

2012 Nobel Prize Awards CeremonyExternal link

Dr. Brian Kobilka, a co-laureate in Chemistry, used Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source for his groundbreaking work in G-protein-coupled receptors.
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12.05.12PRESS RELEASE

Science.gov: Still Strong, Growing in 10th Anniversary Year

Science.gov, known for its groundbreaking search and retrieval of government science information, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Read More »

Microscopic image of heat-sensitive microspheres. 12.05.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Preventing Laptop Fires and “Thermal Runaway”

Researchers point to “self-healing” materials as a potential means of improving lithium ion battery safety. Read More »

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