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New Energy Research Facility at Brookhaven Lab Awarded LEED Gold Designation for Being 'Green'External link

The Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB) for energy research at Brookhaven Lab was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable design, construction, and operations. Read More »


UA Chemist Leads Supercomputer Effort to Aid Nuclear UnderstandingExternal link

Two of the nation’s fastest supercomputers will aid a research team, led by a University of Alabama computational chemist, in guiding both the development of new nuclear fuels and clean-up efforts from past nuclear fuel and weapon production. Read More »


A Role of Sugar Uptake in Breast Cancer RevealedExternal link

Berkeley Lab Researchers show that aerobic glycolysis is a cause of malignancy. Read More »


Small Size Enhances Charge Transfer in Quantum DotsExternal link

Single-particle study identifies possible path to improved conversion of sunlight to electricity in photovoltaic devices. Read More »

Solar storms unleash bursts of radiation. 12.18.13FROM THE LABS

Supercomputers Capture Turbulence in the Solar WindExternal link

Berkeley Lab visualizations could help scientists forecast destructive space weather. Read More »


Meet Higgs Boson Detective Joe Incandela, Profiled on CNNExternal link

Incandela, Senior Spokesperson for CERN’s Compact Muon Solenoid experiment, also led successful physics research at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Read More »


Deadline of Jan. 10 Nears for University Faculty Interested in Conducting Scientific Research at a National Lab in Summer 2014 to Apply

University and college faculty interested in gaining a unique scientific experience by working collaboratively with researchers at a DOE host laboratory have until Jan. 10, 2014, to apply for the Visiting Faculty Program, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced today. Read More »


Harvesting Electricity: Triboelectric Generators Capture Wasted PowerExternal link

Georgia Tech researchers are developing a family of power generators that take advantage of the triboelectric effect to produce small amounts of electricity for portable devices and sensors. Read More »

The Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP)-North, a DOE Energy Innovation Hub aimed at developing the technology to commercially generate fuels directly from sunlight. 12.16.13FROM THE LABS

Turning Over a New LeafExternal link

New video shows how researchers at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis are striving to produce clean, abundant fuels directly from sunlight. Read More »


A New Material for Solar Panels Could Make Them Cheaper, More EfficientExternal link

A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring less manufacturing time. Read More »

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