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A Nephila clavipes female spider in the center of her web. The radial strands and scaffolding of her web is composed of major and minor ampullate spider silk fibers. Commonly referred to as dragline silk, this substance was imaged at the nanoscale at Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source. Image by Jeff Yarger.06.29.12Article

Astonishing Materials and an Amazing Arachnid

Real-life discoveries at the National Labs outshine the reel life of Peter Parker. Read More »

06.27.12OSTI News

Science on the Go . . . and at the Top

OSTI's Science.gov mobile app named one of the best by Government Computer News. Read More »

Rain clouds with visible area of downpour in the distance over a green field with shrubs in eastern New Mexico.06.27.12Article

Dust Deserves More than the Brush-Off

Desert dust intensifies summer rainfall in U.S. Southwest. Read More »

06.27.12Press Release

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $102 Million for Small Business Research and Development.pdf file (16KB)

104 grants will support U.S. job creation and scientific advancement.

This model of the highly effective form of the bioremediation enzyme ChrR shows the intermolecular interactions and unique multi-atom hydrogen bonds (dotted lines) that may be the key to understanding the enzyme's efficacy in reducing the toxicity of some dangerous pollutants.06.22.12Article

A Potent Pollutant and a Pedestrian Protein

Brookhaven Lab illuminates potential solution for malevolent metal made famous by Erin Brockovich. Read More »

06.20.12Press Release

U.S. Department of Energy Projects Win 36 R&D 100 Awards for 2012.pdf file (72KB)

Technology developments aim to address energy, environment and national security issues.

This rendering shows a lysozyme structural model against its X-ray diffraction pattern from SLAC’s Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), a powerful X-ray laser facility. 06.19.12Article

Bright Lights and a Few Good Eggs

Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator develop new technique to crack the structures of biomolecules. Read More »

06.14.12From the Labs

New Program Puts High School Students in the Role of ScientistsExternal link

Argonne National Lab gives students the chance to test-drive jobs…with a 2 percent unemployment rate. Read More »

Portion of larger graphic: STEM/EELS microscope images revealing effects of aging to fuel cell catalyst nanoparticles. Color coding identifies elements in each nanoparticle.06.11.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

A Nanoscale “Tune-Up” for Fuel Cells

Using sophisticated techniques, EFRC researchers are observing, at the molecular level, how hydrogen fuel cells degrade. Read More »

Amit Goyal at the DOE podium delivering a presentation for the Science Lecture Series. 06.08.12Science Lecture Series

From 'Muddy' Substances To Amazing MaterialsExternal link

Dr. Amit Goyal, a researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, delivers the inaugural Science Lecture on the development of high-temperature superconductors. Read More »

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