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The silvered dome of the Blanco 4-meter telescope which will hold the DECam at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 11.24.14From the Labs

Berkeley Lab Algorithms Help Researchers Understand Dark EnergyExternal link

Code allows researchers to quickly and accurately discover exploding stars, which should provide more insight into dark energy. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.24.14From the Labs

For Important Tumor-Suppressing Protein, Context is KeyExternal link

Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have learned new details about how an important tumor-suppressing protein, called p53, binds to the human genome. Read MoreExternal linkage

MIT University 11.21.14University Research

New 2-D Quantum Materials for NanoelectronicsExternal link

MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.21.14From the Labs

Discovery Sheds Light on Nuclear Reactor Fuel Behavior During a Severe EventExternal link

Using the Advanced Photon Source (APS), a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility, a new discovery about the atomic structure of uranium dioxide will help scientists select the best computational model to simulate severe nuclear reactor accidents. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Tennessee Knoxville 11.21.14University Research

UT Advances Understanding of Atomically Thin Crystal GrowthExternal link

Study looked at growing an atomically thin, or two-dimensional, crystal—the epilayer—on top of a substrate. The substrate can be a bulk, or three-dimensional, crystal or another two-dimensional crystal. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.21.14Press Release

President Obama Bestows National Medal of Science on SLAC Director Emeritus and Nobelist Burton RichterExternal link

Richter was one of 10 distinguished researchers presented with the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the field of science. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.21.14From the Labs

CERN Frees LHC DataExternal link

Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal. Read MoreExternal linkage

University California San Diego 11.21.14University Research

SDSC to Start Loading the Nodes for its New “Comet” SupercomputerExternal link

New petascale system slated for launch in early 2015 and will be connected to ESnet (Energy Sciences Network), allowing users to rapidly move data to SDSC for analysis and data sharing and return data to their institutions for local use. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.20.14From the Labs

LHCb Experiment Finds New ParticlesExternal link

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of two new particles, each consisting of three quarks. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of California Los Angeles 11.20.14University Research

UCLA Biochemists Build Largest Synthetic Molecular ‘Cage’ EverExternal link

New nanoscale protein container could lead to synthetic vaccines and offer a way to deliver medicine inside of human cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

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