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03.29.12Press Release

Secretary Chu Announces New Institute to Help Scientists Improve Massive Data Set Research on DOE Supercomputers

Washington D.C. – Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $5 million to establish the Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Institute as part of the Obama Administration’s “Big Data Research and Development Initiative.” Read More »

The DNA replication origin recognition complex (ORC) is a six-protein machine with a slightly twisted half-ring structure. Also figured is The Origin DNA Binding Model Based on Cryo-EM 3D Map of ORC-Cdc6-DNA03.28.12Article

In the Beginning…Was the Beaker?

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover new insights into how cells begin to duplicate their DNA.
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Scientist in the lab surrounded by lab equipment03.26.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

"Nano-Tweezers" Made of Light

Researchers devise a powerful new method for manipulating nanoscale objects.
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Jaguar supercomputer03.22.12Article

Turning A Jaguar Into A Titan

Upgrade at Oak Ridge is accelerating the pace in the supercomputing race.
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Etsuko Fujita, Jonathan Hull, and James Muckerman03.19.12Article

A Basic – and Slightly Acidic – Solution for Hydrogen Storage

Brookhaven Lab creates a new catalyst with real possibilities in clean energy.
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Image of silicon atoms (orange band) in a graphene sheet (grey hexagons).03.12.12Article

Difference-Making Defects

Atomic antenna created at Oak Ridge might improve the performance of computers and other essential electronics.
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03.07.12From the Labs

Tevatron experiments Report Latest Results in Search for Higgs BosonExternal link

Using different search techniques, Tevatron physicists see hints of Higgs boson sighting consistent with those from LHC.
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03.07.12Announcement

Enrico Fermi Award Nominations

The nomination submission deadline for the 2012 Enrico Fermi Award is extended until April 16, 2012.
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03.07.12Announcement

E. O. Lawrence Award Nominations

The nomination submission deadline for the 2012 E. O. Lawrence Award is extended until April 16, 2012.
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Known for carrying green leaves as they march through tropical forests, leafcutter ants also cultivate underground gardens of fungi and bacteria. 03.05.12From the Labs

Bacteria Tend Leafcutter Ants' GardensExternal link

Microbes turn leaves into nutrients; knowledge could improve biofuel production.
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