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Time-Lapse Analysis Offers New Look at How Cells Repair DNA DamageExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a computerized way to measure DNA repair in thousands of human mammary epithelial cells before and after they’re exposed to ionizing radiation. Read More »


Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings PotentialExternal link

Berkeley Lab energy analysis finds gaming computers consume $10 billion in electricity per year. Read More »

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 09.01.15University Research

Fuchs Leads First Team to Observe X-Ray PhenomenonExternal link

Using an enormous X-ray laser — one of only two such machines on Earth — UNL physicist Matthias Fuchs and other scientists from around the world beat formidable odds to observe one of the most fundamental interactions between X-rays and matter. Read More »

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider's PHENIX detector. 09.01.15FROM THE LABS

Tiny Drops of Early Universe 'Perfect' FluidExternal link

First results from collisions of three-particle ions with gold nuclei reveal clear-cut evidence of primordial soup's signature particle flow. Read More »

Louisiana State University 09.01.15University Research

New Material Science Research May Advance Tech ToolsExternal link

Researchers from LSU, Fudan University, the University of Florida and the Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures in Nanjing, China, conducted research on materials that separate into different regions through a process called electronic phase separation, which is poorly understood. Read More »

Assembly of the Majorana Demonstrator Module 1 detectors.09.01.15Science Highlight

The Majorana Demonstrator: First Module of Germanium Detectors Comes Online

The Majorana experiment begins its search for neutrinoless double-beta decay. Read More »

On the left: Fluorescent microscope image shows artificial bioreactors composed of sugar-based dextran polymer solution (blue) encapsulated within a shell of lipid vesicles (red). On the right: schematic illustration of what the vesicles look like at the aqueous/aqueous interface. Blue and yellow shading indicate the interior and exterior solutions.09.01.15Science Highlight

New Artificial Cells Mimic Nature’s Tiny Reactors

A new approach creates microscale bioreactors for studying complex reactions for energy production and storage. Read More »

Three Ti:Saphire laser system used for three-step resonance ionization of Uranium (U), Thorium (Th), and Paladium (Pd).09.01.15Science Highlight

Laser Detection of Actinides and Other Elements

New technique measures uranium, thorium, and palladium with efficiencies up to 500 times greater than current standard. Read More »

Left: Boron-10 coated commercial silver-doped ZnS screens are used to capture ultracold neutrons directly; Right: A large area detector prototype is being examined in a light-tight box. An array of wavelength-shifting scintillator fibers is used to collect light from a 0.5 m by 0.3 m surface.09.01.15Science Highlight

A Large-Area Detector for Fundamental Neutron Science

New scalable cost-effective ultracold neutron detector has many applications. Read More »

Columbia University 08.31.15University Research

Columbia Engineers Develop New Approach to Modeling Amazon Seasonal CyclesExternal link

Columbia engineers have developed a new approach to modeling which will improve understanding of the impact of deforestation and climate change on the Amazon basin. Read More »

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