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Image of silicon atoms (orange band) in a graphene sheet (grey hexagons).03.12.12Article

Difference-Making Defects

Atomic antenna created at Oak Ridge might improve the performance of computers and other essential electronics.
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03.07.12From the Labs

Tevatron experiments Report Latest Results in Search for Higgs BosonExternal link

Using different search techniques, Tevatron physicists see hints of Higgs boson sighting consistent with those from LHC.
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03.07.12Announcement

Enrico Fermi Award Nominations

The nomination submission deadline for the 2012 Enrico Fermi Award is extended until April 16, 2012.
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03.07.12Announcement

E. O. Lawrence Award Nominations

The nomination submission deadline for the 2012 E. O. Lawrence Award is extended until April 16, 2012.
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Known for carrying green leaves as they march through tropical forests, leafcutter ants also cultivate underground gardens of fungi and bacteria. 03.05.12From the Labs

Bacteria Tend Leafcutter Ants' GardensExternal link

Microbes turn leaves into nutrients; knowledge could improve biofuel production.
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The silvered dome of the Blanco 4-meter telescope which will hold the DECam at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.03.05.12Article

Dark Energy and Creative Destruction

Fermilab-led effort to expand our understanding of the universe.
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Black ash on the summit of New Zealand’s Mount Ruapehu03.01.12Science Highlights

Black Carbon Reduces Snow Albedo

Snow reflects less solar radiation when contaminated with black carbon. Read More »

Schematic of synthesis of flexible, binder-free high performance electrodes.03.01.12Science Highlights

Novel Electrodes for High Performance Batteries

New nanostructured electrodes have 10 times the charging speed and higher battery power. Read More »

Scanning electron micrograph of dechlorinating bacterium Dehalococcoides strain BAV1.03.01.12Science Highlights

It Takes a Community to Clean up an Environment

Microbial communities solve environmental contamination. Read More »

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Southern Surveyor docked prior to participating in the Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment in Darwin, Australia.03.01.12Science Highlights

Simulating Tropical Clouds and Precipitation in Climate Models

Cloud-resolving models have difficulty representing the array of processes and scales in tropical storms. Read More »

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