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Welcome to the DarkSide: Project Aims to Find Particles of Dark MatterExternal link

In a laboratory under a mountain 80 miles east of Rome this fall, a Princeton-led international team switched on a new experiment aimed at finding a mysterious substance that makes up a quarter of the universe but has never been seen. Read More »


Hugging Hemes Help Electrons HopExternal link

Novel biological mechanism relays electrons in proteins in mineral-breathing bacteria important for energy-related research. Read More »


Berkeley Lab and Cal State Long Beach Researchers Launch ‘Kelp Watch’ to Determine Extent of Fukushima ContaminationExternal link

Researchers from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have launched “Kelp Watch 2014,” a scientific campaign designed to determine the extent of radioactive contamination of the state’s kelp forest from Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. Read More »


Adding Students and Multiplying Scientists

The 2014 National Science Bowl is set to begin. Read More »


Cobalt Catalysts Allow Researchers to Duplicate the Complicated Steps of PhotosynthesisExternal link

In a new study, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have found a new, more efficient way to link a less expensive synthetic cobalt-containing catalyst to an organic light-sensitive molecule, called a chromophore. Read More »

The Enrico Fermi Award.01.13.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Names Scientists Bard and Sessler as Enrico Fermi Award Recipients

On Monday, February 3rd, Secretary Moniz will present one of the government’s most prestigious awards for scientific achievement to two of the nation’s most distinguished researchers. Read More »


Battery Development May Extend Range of Electric CarsExternal link

New anode quadruples life of lithium-sulfur battery, could also help store renewable energy more cheaply. Read More »


Heat Lost … Opportunity FoundExternal link

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab develop a comprehensive phonon “map” for engineering new thermoelectric devices. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab scientists (from left) Kumudu Mudiyanselage, Ashleigh Baber, Fang Xu, and Dario Stacchiola. 01.08.14FROM THE LABS

Catching Catalysts in ActionExternal link

Researchers at Brookhaven Lab have demonstrated an unprecedented ability to follow chemical reactions in real-time, and see the play-by-play of energy conversion. Read More »

The Coherent X-ray Imaging experimental station at SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source.01.06.14ARTICLE

Protein Puzzles and Scientific Solutions

Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory solve fiendishly complicated structures using X-ray savvy and serious computing power. Read More »

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