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11.14.14From the Labs

New Project Will Expand Opportunities for Biological Discovery With SLAC’s X-ray LaserExternal link

A planned experimental station at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will expand capabilities for atomic-scale explorations in human health, biology, energy and environmental science using one of the brightest X-ray sources on the planet. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.14.14From the Labs

Procter & Gamble and Temple University Scientists Model Skin’s Makeup Using Titan SupercomputerExternal link

Simulations run on the nation’s most powerful supercomputer for open science gave researchers a molecular-level understanding of how our skin performs some of its essential functions. Read MoreExternal linkage

Purdue University 11.14.14University Research

New Versatile Process Efficiently Converts Biomass to Liquid FuelExternal link

Researchers at Purdue University have demonstrated a new process to convert all biomass into liquid fuel, and the method could make possible mobile processing plants. Read MoreExternal linkage

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) new supercomputer, Sierra. 11.14.14Press Release

Department of Energy Awards $425 Million in Next Generation Supercomputing Technologies.pdf file (57KB)

CORAL and FastFoward 2’s supercomputing investments will help ensure U.S. scientific, economic and national security for future generations. Read More »

In this illustration, a single layer of superconducting iron selenide (balls and sticks) has been placed stop another material known as STO for its main ingredients strontium, titanium and oxygen. 11.13.14From the Labs

Study at SLAC Explains Atomic Action in High-Temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

Results are first to suggest how to engineer even warmer superconductors with atom-by-atom control. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.13.14From the Labs

Latest Supercomputers Enable High-Resolution Climate Models, Truer Simulation of Extreme WeatherExternal link

Berkeley Lab researcher says climate science is entering a new golden age. Read MoreExternal linkage

North Carolina State University 11.13.14University Research

New Materials Yield Record Efficiency Polymer Solar CellsExternal link

Researchers from North Carolina State University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have found that temperature-controlled aggregation in a family of new semi-conducting polymers is the key to creating highly efficient organic solar cells that can be mass produced more cheaply. Read MoreExternal linkage

Drexel University 11.13.14University Research

Drexel Engineers Improve Strength, Flexibility of Atom-Thick FilmsExternal link

Researchers at Drexel University and Dalian University of Technology in China have chemically engineered a new, electrically conductive nanomaterial that is flexible enough to fold, but strong enough to support many times its own weight. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.12.14From the Labs

Investigating the Earth’s Inner WorkingsExternal link

A team is using Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Titan supercomputer to reveal the Earth’s inner workings via adjoint tomography simulations, or monitoring the interaction of a forward wavefield, in which the waves travel from the source to the receivers, and an “adjoint” wavefield in which the waves travel inversely from the receivers to the source. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.12.14From the Labs

Energy Department Awards New Contract to Manage and Operate Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (56KB)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a new five-year, $3.2 billion contract to Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) to manage and operate Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

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