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Canfield Receives American Physical Society David Adler Lectureship AwardExternal link

Paul Canfield, scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory and Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University, has been selected by the American Physical Society for the 2014 David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics. Read More »

This artist’s rendering illustrates the full site installation, including a new aerosol observing system (far left) and a precipitation radar (far right, with 20-ft tower).10.23.13FROM THE LABS

Forewarned and Fore-ARM-ed Against Climate Changes and Challenges

Two new observation stations – in Alaska and the Azores – should reduce uncertainties and improve global climate models. Read More »


Grant Funds Development of Improved Nanoscale Additive ManufacturingExternal link

A new Department of Energy grant will fund research to advance an additive manufacturing technique for fabricating three-dimensional (3D) nanoscale structures from a variety of materials. Read More »


Weatherizing Homes to Uniform Standard Can Achieve $33 Billion in Annual Energy SavingsExternal link

Berkeley Lab energy efficiency experts also calculate energy cost of upgrading ventilation. Read More »

2014 National Science Bowl Logo10.21.13PRESS RELEASE

Registration Now Open for Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl

A competition like no other begins again for high school and middle school students from all across the country.
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Brookhaven Lab Helped Coax the Higgs Out of HidingExternal link

There's good reason for Long Islanders to celebrate the Nobel Prize in Physics awarded last week to Peter Higgs and Francois Englert for their prediction of the Higgs particle and the mechanism by which it gives mass to the building blocks of our universe. Read More »

Using genomics, Brookhaven researchers found a means to significantly increase oils in plant leaves—which could greatly enhance the energy content of plants as biofuel feedstocks.10.18.13Stories of Discovery & Innovation

The Other Route to Biofuels

Scientists identify key genes for increasing oil in plant leaves. Read More »

An photo of a forest. 10.17.13FROM THE LABS

Death of a Spruce Tree, Life of the ForestExternal link

Study of the Black Spruce forest by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland will improve our understanding of how climate change affects the health of forests. Read More »

Schematic of mechanism for generating a magnetic field.10.01.13Science Highlights

Spinning a New Type of Magnetic Field

Harnessing the spins of electrons in a new way - enabling efficient magnetic switching and holding promise for spintronic devices. Read More »

Nanofabricated chips of fused silica just 3 millimeters long were used to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional particle accelerator technology. 09.30.13FROM THE LABS

Researchers Demonstrate 'Accelerator on a Chip'External link

Technology could spawn new generations of smaller, less expensive devices for science and medicine. Read More »

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