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A Hector cloud forms over the Tiwi Islands near Darwin, Australia.02.01.13Science Highlights

Impact of Local Climate on Cloud Systems

Tropical atmospheric data used to test climate model accuracy. Read More »


Biofuels Blend Right InExternal link

Researchers Show Ionic Liquids Effective for Pre-Treating Mixed Blends of Biofuel Feedstocks.
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An photo of a high-resolution sum frequency generation spectrometer.01.30.13Article

It Still Smells A Lot Like – Christmas?

A new instrument from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory provides unprecedented insights to aerosol particles.

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Illuminating the Dark UniverseExternal link

The pursuit of dark matter and dark energy is one of the most exciting—and most challenging—areas of science. Now researchers think they’re beginning to close in. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.01.28.13Article

The Second Week of A Competition Like No Other has Concluded

New Finalists for the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the winners, and return for future updates here: Read More »


New Research Will Help Shed Light on Role of Amazon Forests in Global Carbon CycleExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists devise new tools for detecting previously unknown tree mortality. Read More »


ORNL research paves way for larger, safer lithium ion batteriesExternal link

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2013 — Looking toward improved batteries for charging electric cars and storing energy from renewable but intermittent solar and wind, scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed the first high-performance, nanostructured solid electrolyte for more energy-dense lithium ion batteries.
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Brookhaven Lab Physicist Receives Technological Innovation Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics EngineersExternal link

Expert design of precision detectors for research in physics, medicine, and more.

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New supercomputer coming to EMSL this summer, supplied by Atipa TechnologiesExternal link

Lab expects PNNL-based supercomputer to rank in world's top 20 fastest machines.

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A group of students and teachers holding a banner.01.24.13Article

A Competition Like No Other has Begun

The first National Science Bowl regionals have been decided. See the winners, and return for future updates here: Read More »

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