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Chemical Shift Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of a lithium battery after charging.02.01.12Science Highlights

Brains, Knees, . . . and now Batteries

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method non-destructively images the chemical and structural changes in a lithium ion battery. Read More »

Electric field amplitude for terahertz light transmitted through bismuth selenide (Bi2Se3).02.01.12Science Highlights

Showing that Surfaces Alone Can Conduct Electricity

Short pulses of light reveal an intrinsic conducting surface that is different from the bulk. Read More »

In the thermoelectric alloy copper antimony selenide (Cu3SbSe4, left), Sb atoms are bonded to four neighbors and are in the pentavalent (+5) charge state.02.01.12Science Highlights

Being Uncoordinated Can Improve Thermoelectric Performance

Antimony atoms with uncoordinated electrons block flow of heat in thermoelectric materials. Read More »

Schematic of catalytic fast pyrolysis02.01.12Science Highlights

Pumping up the Yield of Biofuels

A scalable catalytic process improves the yield of biofuels by 40%. Read More »

Selective hydrolysis and conversion of biomass hemicellulose to furfural02.01.12Science Highlights

“One Pot” Recipe for Biofuels

“One pot” catalyst converts up to 20% of dry biomass to a critical chemical used in biofuel production. Read More »

Mean seasonal fields of sea ice concentration (%)02.01.12Science Highlights

How Arctic Ice Edges Erode

Does polar ice erosion come from atmospheric heating or from oceanic advection of warm waters? Read More »

scientific equipment using laser beams 01.31.12Energy.gov

America's Next Top Energy Innovator

Review startups' innovations based on inventions and technology developed by the DOE National Labs, and cast your vote for who you think could make the greatest contribution to the country's economic and energy future.
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This image shows over a million luminous galaxies at redshifts indicating times when the universe was between seven and eleven billion years old01.26.12Article

New Mariners and a Massy Map

Researchers at Berkeley Lab make most accurate calculation of the stuff in the universe.
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The protozoan Plasmodium falciparum gliding through a cell in the gut of a mosquito01.24.12Article

A Step Closer to Arresting a Killer

Office of Science research reveals a potential new target against malaria.
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01.20.12Press Release

Regional Competitions Begin for the 22nd Annual National Science Bowl

Regional competitions of the 22nd Annual U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl will kickoff tomorrow, Saturday, January 21.
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