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10.28.14FROM THE LABS

Fast Company: Cascade Supercomputer Joins Environmental Molecular Sciences LaboratoryExternal link

Newest supercomputer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is expected to accelerate advances in biology, climate and chemistry. Read More »

Syracuse University 10.28.14University Research

Syracuse Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, AntimatterExternal link

Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences have made important discoveries regarding Bs meson particles—something that may explain why the universe contains more matter than antimatter. Read More »

University California Davis 10.27.14University Research

Emergent Behavior Lets Bubbles 'Sense' Environment (video)External link

Tiny bubbles can reorganize their membranes in response to the surrounding environment, according to work carried out in an international collaboration of engineers at the University of California, Davis, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Read More »

Aindrila Mukhopadhyay (left) and Heather Jensen were part of a JBEI team that identified microbial genes which can improve both the tolerance and the production of biogasoline in engineered strains of E. coli. 10.27.14FROM THE LABS

Boosting Biogasoline Production in MicrobesExternal link

Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers combine systems biology with genetic engineering to improve production of isopentenol in E. coli. Read More »

10.27.14FROM THE LABS

Tracking Heat-Driven Decay in Leading Electric Vehicle BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab reveal reveal the atomic-scale structural and electronic degradations that plague some rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and make them vulnerable during high-temperature operations. Read More »

Virginia Commonwealth University 10.27.14University Research

Li-ion Batteries Contain Toxic Halogens VCU Physicists DiscoverExternal link

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries could be replaced with halogen-free electrolytes that are nontoxic and environmentally friendly. Read More »

Ohio State University 10.24.14University Research

Lucky Star Escapes Black Hole With Minor DamageExternal link

Astronomers at The Ohio State University have gotten the closest look yet at what happens when a black hole takes a bite out of a star—and the star lives to tell the tale. Read More »

MIT University 10.24.14University Research

Microscopic “Walkers” Find Their Way Across Cell SurfacesExternal link

Technology could provide a way to deliver probes or drugs to cell structures without outside guidance. Read More »

Arizona University 10.24.14University Research

Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key in Climate ChangeExternal link

Research led by University of Arizona scientists, shows that a single species of microbe, discovered only recently, is an unexpected key player in climate change. Read More »

Cutting the ribbon to the General Purpose Laboratory are (l-r) Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, Energy Secretary Moniz, Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. 10.24.14FROM THE LABS

DOE Secretary Helps Usher in New Era of Energy Research at Berkeley LabExternal link

A new building will be the home to lab’s energy storage efforts. Read More »

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