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Element 11703.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Nations Work Together to Discover New Element

The discovery of element 117 increases evidence for the "island of stability" in super-heavy nuclei, opening new frontiers of chemistry.
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Smart truck03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Firm Uses DOE’s Fastest Supercomputer to Streamline Long-Haul Trucks

Sophisticated simulation on the world’s fastest computer for science makes trucks more aerodynamic, saves fuel, helps environment.
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Microscopic image of E. coli03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

From Gasoline to Grassoline: Microbes Produce Fuels Directly from Biomass

A microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass was developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint BioEnergy Institute.
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Brookhaven Lab chemists Kotaro Sasaki, Miomir Branko Vukmirovic, and Radoslav Adzic work on developing catalysts for fuel cells at the National Synchrotron Light Source.03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

New Catalyst Opens Way to Next-Generation Fuel Cells

A new highly stable catalyst developed at Brookhaven Lab lowers barriers to commercial use of fuel cells in vehicles and stationary applications.
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Stanford's Roger Kornberg in his laboratory03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Premier Tools of Energy Research Also Probe Secrets of Viral Disease

Advanced light sources peer into matter at the atomic and molecular scales, with applications ranging from physics, chemistry, materials science, and advanced energy research, to biology and medicine.
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Team of engineers sitting around a table with the MINDS device03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Detecting Nuclear Threats

Plasma physics challenge yields portable nuclear detector for homeland security.
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The new Office of Science website 03.28.11DOE Blog

What Makes Science, Science? Research, Shared Effort ... & A New Office of Science Website

What makes science, science? To find out, click into the new Office of Science (SC) website.
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2011 Chevrolet Volt Battery Animation03.28.11Stories of Discovery & Innovation

The Breakthrough Behind the Chevy Volt Battery

A revolutionary breakthrough cathode for lithium-ion batteries—the kind in your cell phone, laptop and new hybrid cars—makes them last longer, run more safely and perform better than batteries currently on the market.
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Illustration of Graphene03.25.11Article

Graphene: Amazing Material Found Thanks to Scotch Tape and Persistent Science

What do you get when you combine pencil lead, scotch tape, and persistent science? A Nobel Prize . . . and a new world of potential applications.
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Jewel Adgerson 03.16.11DOE Blog

From Gadgets to Labs: Morgan State Alum Jewel Adgerson

Pacific Northwest National Lab engineer goes from breaking small gadgets to building up students.
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