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An image of cobalt atoms03.06.13Article

Overcoming Resistance and Lighting Up the World

Research at Brookhaven Lab opens new possibilities in superconductors.

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03.05.13Presentations & Testimony

Impact of Sequestration on the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.pdf file (49KB)

Statement by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy, to the Subcommittee on Energy & Water Appropriations.

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.03.04.13Article

‘March’ing Into The Finals . . . Of A Competition Like No Other

More than a score of schools stepped up to win this past weekend’s National Science Bowl regional competitions. See the newest finalists, and return for future updates here:

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With the growth in genome sequencing, the number of computationally identified proteins available in databases such as TrEMBL is increasing exponentially.03.01.13Science Highlights

Evaluating Methods for Predicting Protein Functions

International teams assess computational tools to speed up annotations. Read More »

Uranium mill tailings field research site in Rifle, Colo.03.01.13Science Highlights

Understanding How Uranium Changes in Subsurface Environments

Bacterial biomass found to have an impact. Read More »

Research on uranium transformation and mobility in the subsurface is providing insights that can aid remediation efforts at contaminated sites such as the Hanford 300 area in Washington.03.01.13Science Highlights

Common Mineral Impurity Can Affect Uranium Mobility

Previously unknown role of titanium in subsurface chemistry revealed. Read More »

Diagram showing the properties of a material as temperature and chemical composition (phosphorus level in this study) are varied.03.01.13Science Highlights

What Causes High-temperature Superconductivity?

A phase change at absolute zero temperature may provide key insights into the decades-old mystery of high-temperature superconductivity. Read More »

The left figure shows computed positions for atoms at grain boundaries during deformation...03.01.13Science Highlights

New Understanding of Radiation-Enhanced Deformation

When it comes to stressing a crystal during irradiation, not all atoms are created equal. Read More »

Uranium mill tailings field research site in Rifle, Colo.03.01.13Science Highlights

Understanding How Uranium Changes in Subsurface Environments

Bacterial biomass found to have an impact. Read More »

Addition of copper ions (Cu II) to protein monomers that are engineered with metal-coordination sites leads to the spontaneous metal-induced assembly of specifically designed protein cages.03.01.13Science Highlights

Triggering “Flash” Assembly of Proteins

Designing protein assemblies whose interactions can be manipulated to respond to a single environmental cue. Read More »

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