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Fermi Award Winners Q&A: Mildred S. Dresselhaus and Burton Richter06.06.12Article

Fermi Award Winners: Q&A

Mildred S. Dresselhaus and Burton Richter answer questions that will be of interest to future (and current) science lovers. Read More »

Lawrence award winners posed with Energy Secretary Chu, holding their award certificates following the ceremony. From L to R: Riccardo Betti, University of Rochester, Paul C. Canfield, Ames Laboratory, David E. Chavez, LANL, Amit Goyal, ORNL, Secretary Chu, Energy Department, Mark B. Chadwick, LANL, Bernard Matthew Poelker, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Lois Curfman McInnes, Argonne, Barry F. Smith, Argonne, Thomas P. Guilderson, LLNL 06.06.12Honors & Awards

Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award

The Office of Science salutes the winners of the E.O. Lawrence Awards. Watch video of the ceremony and view photos. Read More »

06.05.12From the Labs

Latest Issue of Symmetry ReleasedExternal link

The June magazine features everything from standard candles to cancer detection and a production amongst neutrinos that could be coming to a theater near you. Read More »

PhytoPET plant imaging system.06.01.12Science Highlights

Radiation Imaging Detectors for Plant Photosynthesis Research

Imaging tools aid research in global climate change, plant genetics, biofuels, agriculture, and carbon sequestration. Read More »

Cellulolytic assays of Actinobacteria06.01.12Science Highlights

Encyclopedic Search for New Cellulases

A microbe not known for cellulose degradation has 15 cellulases that may improve biofuel production. Read More »

Map of bound even-even nuclei as a function of the proton number Z and the neutron number N.06.01.12Science Highlights

New Horizons on the Nuclear Landscape

New calculations have quantified the boundaries and uncertainties of the ‘chart of the nuclides’—the extended periodic table of all matter. Read More »

Carbon dioxide gas separation is important for many environmental and energy applications.06.01.12Science Highlights

Supercomputers Drive Discovery of Materials for More Efficient Carbon Capture

Researchers use NERSC to Create Carbon Dioxide-Separating Polymer. Read More »

Sheets of zeolite catalysts form an open pore structure like a “house-of-cards”06.01.12Science Highlights

Simple Synthesis of Pore Highways Inside of Catalysts

House-of-Cards structure leads to improved zeolite catalyst. Read More »

High magnification microscopy images of silica bubbles.06.01.12Science Highlights

Directed Evolution: Semiconductors Emulating Biology

Enzymes originating from marine sponges were intentionally altered to create a new enzyme that can make semiconductors in artificial cells. Read More »

Amanita muscaria of the class Agaricomycetes06.01.12Science Highlights

A Fungal End to Coal in the Carboniferous Period?

Insights into the origin of ligninases can help develop processes to convert biomass into bioenergy. Read More »

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