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Dr. Brinkman 10.22.10DOE Blog

Join us at the Inaugural USA Science and Engineering Festival!

What do smart windows and biofuels, climate models and gravity accelerators all have in common?
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Smart windows 10.21.10From the Labs

Berkeley Innovation Leads to Smart New Applications.External link

Technologies developed at the Berkeley Lab have led to successful start-up companies producing smart windows, smart microbial analysis chips and a smart new material that transforms heat into electricity.
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10.19.10Presentations & Testimony

"Importance of Storage for the Grid," .pdf file (2.3MB)

Trans-Atlantic Workshop on Storage Technologies for Power Grids, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

President Obama speaking at a podium with awardees seated behind him and an audience in front of him 10.18.10DOE Blog

LIVE from the White House Science Fair

At noon today, Secretary Chu will join President Obama at the White House Science Fair to celebrate the winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions.
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Power lines 10.14.10From the Labs

ORNL has Key Roles in DOE Cybersecurity for Energy EffortExternal link

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are working to make the coming smart grid even smarter.
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Dr. Koonin on a panel10.08.10Article

"Meeting Global Energy Demand"

The AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy held its first discussion on Monday October 4th as part of its 2010 series, Science & Society: Global Challenges.
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10.05.10Presentations & Testimony

"Science for Energy," .pdf file (6.1MB)

nanoStarSpeaker Series, University of Virginia, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Scientist in the lab 09.27.10From the Labs

New Aerosol-Observing Instruments Ready to DeployExternal link

Scientists deploy self-contained, mobile research stations to better understand the distribution of aerosols in the atmosphere. These tiny particles influence where clouds form.
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Shown on the left is a surface rendered diagram of adenovirus illustrating the organization of the major and minor capsid proteins (in different colors) on the outer capsid (protein shell of the virus). On the right is a close-up view of the penton base-fiber complex found at the vertices of the adenovirus particle, highlighting the electron density (red) corresponding to the shaft region of the fiber molecule inserted deep into the pore formed by the pentameric penton base molecules 09.22.10From the Labs

Unveiling the Structure of AdenovirusExternal link

Using the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, scientists pieced together the complex structure of a common virus that causes respiratory, eye, and gastrointestinal infections. This work may lead to more effective gene therapy and new anti-viral drugs.
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09.16.10Presentations & Testimony

"Update from the Office of Science," .pdf file (2.2MB)

Biological and Environmental Sciences Advisory Committee, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

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