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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's Linac Coherent Light Source stripped electrons one by one from neon atoms and nitrogen molecules 07.06.10From the Labs

Recent results from the world's most powerful hard X-ray laserExternal link

Recent results from the world's most powerful hard X-ray laser, located at the Office of Science's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, show its unique ability to control deeply bound interior electrons within atoms and molecules - in some cases creating hollow atoms. The science was featured in the July 5, 2010 issue of the New York Times.
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From left to right: (a) T300 catalyst developed by Ames Laboratory researchers, (b) scanning and (c) transmission electron microscopy images of catalytic nanoparticles.07.01.10Science Highlights

A Better Way to Make Biodiesel Fuel

New, non-toxic catalysts have been commercialized and may lower production cost for biodiesel. Read More »

Sue Ellen Walbridge06.29.10Article

Washington Post "Federal Faces"

Sue Ellen Walbridge, Program Analyst in the Office of Science's Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS), was profiled by the Washington Post in its June 29, 2010 "Federal Faces" column.
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Aerial view of construction 06.24.10From the Labs

The World's Most Brilliant Light Source Under ConstructionExternal link

The Office of Science's Brookhaven National Laboratory is constructing the world's most brilliant light source, the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II). "Much of the research at NSLS-II will focus on developing the next generation of sustainable energy technologies."
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Crystal structure of ZIF-8 06.17.10Article

Capturing Carbon Dioxide in a Cage

Scientists create tiny cages that may be beneficial for capturing carbon dioxide before it reaches the atmosphere.
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Fermilab logo 06.16.10From the Labs

New Measurements from Fermilab’s MINOS Experiment Suggest a Difference in a Key Property of Neutrinos and AntineutrinosExternal link

Scientists of the MINOS experiment at the Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator laboratory announced the world's most precise measurement to date of the parameters that govern antineutrino oscillations, the back-and-forth transformations of antineutrinos from one type to another.
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Scientist's gloved hand holding a small glass tube with a trace amount of green liquid 06.09.10From the Labs

Creating New ElementsExternal link

An international team of U.S. and Russian scientists recently succeeded in creating the newest superheavy element with 117 protons, expanding the periodic table. Some of the work was done at the Office of Science's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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