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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 »

Fermi Award Winners Q&A: Mildred S. Dresselhaus and Burton Richter06.06.12Article

Fermi Award Winners: Q&A

Mildred S. Dresselhaus and Burton Richter answer questions that will be of interest to future (and current) science lovers. Read More »

Lawrence award winners posed with Energy Secretary Chu, holding their award certificates following the ceremony. From L to R: Riccardo Betti, University of Rochester, Paul C. Canfield, Ames Laboratory, David E. Chavez, LANL, Amit Goyal, ORNL, Secretary Chu, Energy Department, Mark B. Chadwick, LANL, Bernard Matthew Poelker, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Lois Curfman McInnes, Argonne, Barry F. Smith, Argonne, Thomas P. Guilderson, LLNL 06.06.12Honors & Awards

Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award

The Office of Science salutes the winners of the E.O. Lawrence Awards. Watch video of the ceremony and view photos. Read More »

06.05.12From the Labs

Latest Issue of Symmetry ReleasedExternal link

The June magazine features everything from standard candles to cancer detection and a production amongst neutrinos that could be coming to a theater near you. Read More »

PhytoPET plant imaging system.06.01.12Science Highlights

Radiation Imaging Detectors for Plant Photosynthesis Research

Imaging tools aid research in global climate change, plant genetics, biofuels, agriculture, and carbon sequestration. Read More »

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