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Computational modeling of uranium oxide ions with aluminum oxide02.01.11Science Highlights

Modeling How Uranium Sticks to Soils

Understanding the interaction of uranium in soils may lead to new ways to clean-up contaminated ground. Read More »

01.27.11DOE Blog

How Science, Innovation, and Mikayla Nelson are Changing the State of Our Union

The faces of America's future success in science and engineering are everywhere. She might be the friendly employee at a neighborhood store...or be seated with the First Lady at the State of the Union.
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David Pogue Making Stuff01.24.11Article

David Pogue and the Stories of Science

NOVA host provides inside look at MAKING STUFF.
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Computer simulation of a car smashing into a wall 01.21.11DOE Blog

Tough Stuff

NOVA looks at scientists who are shaping the strong stuff of our future.
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Three scientists from Ames Laboratory 01.19.11From the Labs

New Tool for Cell Research May Help Unravel Secrets of DiseaseExternal link

Ames, Iowa – Advancements in understanding rotational motion in living cells may help researchers shed light on the causes of deadly diseases, such as Alzheimer's.
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Two scientists working in a laboratory 01.12.11From the Labs

Of Mercury, Microbes, and Organic MatterExternal link

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered more about how mercury cycles through the environment, which could help inform decision-making for mercury-impacted sites around the nation.
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Micrograph of deformed notch in palladium-based metallic glass shows extensive plastic shielding of an initially sharp crack. 01.10.11From the Labs

Glass That’s Tough As NailsExternal link

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley and the California Institute of Technology have created a metallic glass that tops steel in strength and toughness, and even better versions might follow.
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A line of windmills in the sunset 12.27.10From the Labs

Outsmarting the WindExternal link

Using existing technology in a new way could help the Office of Science’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists predict when and how much the wind will blow to maximize the efficiency of wind turbines.
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12.15.10DOE Blog

Strengthening Today's Science Talent to Become Tomorrow's Science Leaders

A hidden strength of science is its diversity. That strength was visible yesterday as the Energy Department celebrated its 13 winners of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
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11.30.10Press Release

Could 135,000 Laptops Help Solve the Energy Challenge?

Department of Energy supercomputers to pursue breakthroughs in biofuels, nuclear power, medicine, climate change and fundamental research.
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