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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory photobioreactor04.01.12Science Highlights

Understanding How Bacteria Use Sunlight

New insights into the effect of light quality on bacterial metabolism and respiration. Read More »

Structural and atomic models of mesoporous platinum...04.01.12Science Highlights

Improving Catalysis by Putting the Best Face Forward

New catalyst structures for fuel cells in vehicles improve activity and stability compared to commercial platinum counterparts. Read More »

Nanometer-scale pores in single-layer freestanding graphene04.01.12Science Highlights

Water, Water, Everywhere

NERSC helps researchers design new desalination technology. Read More »

The first all-polymeric “plastic” organic solar cell on a flexible substrate...04.01.12Science Highlights

There’s a Great Future in Plastic Solar Cells

Researchers have created an environmentally-friendly plastic coating that converts a wide range of electrical conductors into air-stable components for flexible, less expensive electronics. Read More »

03.29.12Press Release

Secretary Chu Announces New Institute to Help Scientists Improve Massive Data Set Research on DOE Supercomputers

Washington D.C. – Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $5 million to establish the Scalable Data Management, Analysis and Visualization (SDAV) Institute as part of the Obama Administration’s “Big Data Research and Development Initiative.” Read More »

The DNA replication origin recognition complex (ORC) is a six-protein machine with a slightly twisted half-ring structure. Also figured is The Origin DNA Binding Model Based on Cryo-EM 3D Map of ORC-Cdc6-DNA03.28.12Article

In the Beginning…Was the Beaker?

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover new insights into how cells begin to duplicate their DNA.
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Scientist in the lab surrounded by lab equipment03.26.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

"Nano-Tweezers" Made of Light

Researchers devise a powerful new method for manipulating nanoscale objects.
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Jaguar supercomputer03.22.12Article

Turning A Jaguar Into A Titan

Upgrade at Oak Ridge is accelerating the pace in the supercomputing race.
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Etsuko Fujita, Jonathan Hull, and James Muckerman03.19.12Article

A Basic – and Slightly Acidic – Solution for Hydrogen Storage

Brookhaven Lab creates a new catalyst with real possibilities in clean energy.
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Image of silicon atoms (orange band) in a graphene sheet (grey hexagons).03.12.12Article

Difference-Making Defects

Atomic antenna created at Oak Ridge might improve the performance of computers and other essential electronics.
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