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01.11.12Press Release

President Obama Names Scientists Mildred Dresselhaus and Burton Richter as the Enrico Fermi Award Winners

President Obama names the winners of one of the oldest and most prestigious science and technology honors bestowed by the U.S. Government.
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Berkeley Lab scientist and 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics winner, Saul Perlmutter 01.09.12DOE Webcast

Watch Live: A Notable Win and a Nobel Webcast

Tune in Friday, January 13th, at 10:00 a.m. to energy.gov for a special presentation by Dr. Saul Perlmutter, a scientist at Berkeley Lab and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. Read More »

Teams from Fermilab and Berkeley Lab used galaxies from wide-ranging SDSS Stripe 82, a tiny detail of which is shown here, to plot new maps of dark matter based on the largest direct measurements of cosmic shear to date. 01.09.12From the Labs

Clearest Picture Yet of Dark Matter Points the Way to Better Understanding of Dark EnergyExternal link

Scientists at Fermilab and Berkeley Lab build the biggest maps of dark matter yet, using methods that will improve ground-based surveys.
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Electron microscopic tomogram of dividing cells of the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum with chlorosomes rendered in false color. 01.06.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

A Step Toward Artificial Photosynthesis

EFRC researchers construct an artificial version of a bacterium's light-absorbing "antenna." Read More »

Atomic force microscope (AFM) micrograph of arrays niobium islands (red) on gold underlayer (yellow)01.01.12Science Highlights

Tailored Materials Containing Superconductor Islands May Lead to Improved Electronic Materials

Arrays of superconducting islands open up the possibility for tailor-made properties and functionality. Read More »

Quaternary ammonium oxidative demethylation: X-ray crystallographic, resonance Raman, and UV-Visible spectroscopic analysis of a Rieske-type demethylase.01.01.12Science Highlights

Combining Tools to Understand Enzyme Function

New insights into metal ions at an enzyme’s active site. Read More »

Quaternary ammonium oxidative demethylation: X-ray crystallographic, resonance Raman, and UV-Visible spectroscopic analysis of a Rieske-type demethylase.01.01.12Science Highlights

Combining Tools to Understand Enzyme Function

New insights into metal ions at an enzyme’s active site. Read More »

2D nanosheets of sodium cobalt oxide made from a novel new process.01.01.12Science Highlights

Metal Oxide Nanosheets: Graphene's Inorganic Cousin

New, scalable manufacturing technique grows metal oxide nanosheets with astronomical aspect-ratios, opening the door to intriguing material properties. Read More »

This image depicts the series of reactions by which water is separated into hydrogen molecules and hydroxide (OH-) ions.12.27.11Article

Breaking Up – And Making Up – Are Hard To Do

But as Office of Science research shows, the results can be electric.
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12.27.11Announcement

Pilot Website to Highlight Federal S&T CareersExternal link

Six agencies, in collaboration with the Partnership for Public Service, pilot a website to promote S&T careers in the Federal government. Read More »

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