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Crystal structure of the gas-separating MOF Fe2(dobdc).03.01.12Science Highlights

Cutting the Cost for Commercial Gas Purification – Theory Leads the Way for a Materials Solution

Novel material for purifying gases could significantly lower industrial energy costs. Read More »

Used fuel in a Fukushima cooling pond after the earthquake.03.01.12Science Highlights

Lessons from Fukushima

Experts look at past nuclear accidents and potential scenarios to identify gaps in understanding nuclear fuel behavior. Read More »

George Chuck and Sarah Hake, at the Plant Gene Expression Center, in a greenhouse, kneeling down, holding switchgrass02.27.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Softening Switchgrass

How a "juvenile" maize gene can help turn prairie grass into fuel. Read More »

02.23.12Press Release

Eight National Labs Offer Streamlined Partnership Agreements to Help Industry Bring New Technologies to Market

Agreements to Commercialize Technology (ACT) reduces barriers for intellectual property rights, lab-business partnerships.
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(1) CETP penetrates HDL to its cholesterol core. (2) Upon interaction with LDL/VLDL, molecular forces cause the formation of pores at either end of CETP. (3) These pores connect with CETP’s central cavities to form a tunnel for the transfer of cholesterol to LDL/VLDL, which (4) reduces HDL in size. 02.23.12From the Labs

How Good Cholesterol Turns BadExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers find new evidence on how cholesterol gets moved from HDLs to LDLs.
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microorganism growing on crystalline cellulose 02.15.12From the Labs

ORNL Explores Proteins in Yellowstone Bacteria for Biofuel InspirationExternal link

Efforts may lead to the development of a cheaper biofuel production process.
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02.13.12Presentations & Testimony

FY 2013 Budget Request to Congress for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (24.4MB)

Director Bill Brinkman presents the details of the Office of Science FY 2013 budget request.

scientific equipment using laser beams 02.10.12Energy.gov

America's Next Top Energy Innovator

The results are in. See who will attend the 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit and present their innovation.
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02.07.12Press Release

Energy Department to Launch New Energy Innovation Hub Focused on Advanced Batteries and Energy Storage

R&D to lead to longer-lasting, more powerful, less expensive batteries for vehicles and electric grid applications.
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The methane trapped in frozen water burns easily, creating ice on fire.02.06.12Article

Frozen Cages and High-Energy Heroes

Lab research suggests hydrate 'cages' could be used to store hydrogen fuel.
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