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Brookhaven researchers Jilian Fan, John Shanklin, and Changcheng Xu have developed a method for getting experimental plants to accumulate more leaf oil. 10.08.14FROM THE LABS

Researchers Pump Up Oil Accumulation in Plant LeavesExternal link

A series of detailed genetic studies points scientists to a new way to dramatically increase the accumulation of oil in plant leaves, an abundant source of biomass for fuel production. Read More »

MIT University 10.07.14University Research

Unconventional Photoconduction in an Atomically Thin SemiconductorExternal link

Researchers at MIT find new mechanism of photoconduction could lead to next-generation excitonic devices. Read More »

Ohio State University 10.07.14University Research

Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores its Own PowerExternal link

Researchers report that they’ve succeeded in combining a battery and a solar cell into one hybrid device. Read More »

NOvA is the most powerful accelerator-based neutrino experiment ever built in the United States and the longest-distance one in the world. 10.07.14FROM THE LABS

Fermilab’s 500-mile Neutrino Experiment Up and RunningExternal link

With construction completed, the NOvA experiment has begun its probe into the mysteries of ghostly particles that may hold the key to understanding the universe. Read More »

10.07.14FROM THE LABS

Study Reveals 'Bellhops' in Cell Walls Can Double as HormonesExternal link

Using SLAC's Synchrotron, researchers have discovered that some common messenger molecules in human cells double as hormones when bound to a protein that interacts with DNA. Read More »

10.07.14FROM THE LABS

A Quick Look at Electron-Boson CouplingExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers use ultrafast spectroscopy on many body effects. Read More »

Purdue University 10.06.14University Research

Fat Molecules Influence Form and Function of Key Photosynthesis ProteinExternal link

Researchers at Purdue University studied the atomic structure of, and electrical interactions within, the cytochrome bf complex, a protein complex central to the transport of electrons within membranes of a plant cell, a critical step in photosynthesis. Read More »

10.06.14FROM THE LABS

Coding the CracksExternal link

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory use Mira to study stress-corrosion cracking in silicates. Read More »

University California Davis 10.03.14University Research

Making Oxygen Before LifeExternal link

UC Davis graduate student Zhou Lu, working with professors in the Departments of Chemistry and of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has shown that oxygen can be formed in one step by using a high energy vacuum ultraviolet laser to excite carbon dioxide. Read More »

10.03.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Honors Nation’s Top Scientists and InnovatorsExternal link

President Obama today announced a new class of recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation—our Nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Included in this new class of recipients was SLAC Director Emeritus Dr. Burton Richter. Read More »

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