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Daya Bay06.01.13Science Highlights

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment Sees Evidence that Electron Neutrinos Turn into Muon Neutrinos

Surprisingly large effect greatly increases the probability that new neutrino experiments will be able to see the differences between matter and antimatter. Read More »

Hot cells used to purify highly radioactive materials for medical use.06.01.13Science Highlights

Flexible Medical Radioisotope Production

Brookhaven’s large proton linear accelerator is able to produce medically useful radioisotopes not available elsewhere. Read More »

Daya Bay06.01.13Science Highlights

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment Sees Evidence that Electron Neutrinos Turn into Muon Neutrinos

Surprisingly large effect greatly increases the probability that new neutrino experiments will be able to see the differences between matter and antimatter. Read More »

Cartoon depicting how the ionic liquid molecules arrange in electrically charged interfaces (not to scale).06.01.13Science Highlights

Don’t Count Your Ions Before They Dissociate

Ionic liquids found to behave differently than expected. Read More »

Protons and x-rays permit direct, nondestructive imaging of melting and solidification of metal alloys.06.01.13Science Highlights

Using Protons to Peer into Metal Solidification

Proton radiography is a new tool for imaging melting and solidification of metals. Read More »

High-energy x-ray diffraction pattern from a single grain of a gadolinium – cadmium alloy (shown in center) displaying the novel five-fold rotational symmetry, characteristic of an icosahedral quasicrystal.06.01.13Science Highlights

A New Class of Magnetic Materials with Novel Structural Order

The discovery of the first binary magnetic quasicrystals will enable the unraveling of the fundamental relationship between the structure and magnetism in aperiodic materials. Read More »

Jefferson Lab's K20 supercomputer.06.01.13Science Highlights

Supercomputing on a Budget

The optimization of commercial hardware and specialized software enables cost-effective supercomputing. Read More »

DOE JGI researchers have helped develop a technique that uses the Pacific Biosciences sequencing machine to fully automate the workflow for DNA sample preparation, sequencing, and assembly.06.01.13Science Highlights

New Technique Improves Microbial Genome Assembly

Tool simplifies workflow for DNA sample preparation to finished sequence. Read More »

Resonant scattering with coherent x-rays is used to probe the size and the dynamics of magnetic domains in a Dysprosium (one of the elements with highest magnetic strength) crystal with three different domains (shown in three colors in the schematic).06.01.13Science Highlights

Magnetic Systems Mimic Granular Materials

Magnetic domains exhibit the same dynamic jamming behavior universal to granular materials, polymers, glasses and emulsions. Read More »

05.30.13FROM THE LABS

Atom by Atom, Bond by Bond, a Chemical Reaction Caught in the ActExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists make the first-ever high-resolution images of a molecule as it breaks and reforms chemical bonds. Read More »

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