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12.05.12PRESS RELEASE

Science.gov: Still Strong, Growing in 10th Anniversary Year

Science.gov, known for its groundbreaking search and retrieval of government science information, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Read More »

Microscopic image of heat-sensitive microspheres. 12.05.12Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Preventing Laptop Fires and “Thermal Runaway”

Researchers point to “self-healing” materials as a potential means of improving lithium ion battery safety. Read More »

12.04.12Announcement

Enrico Fermi Award Nominations

The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Enrico Fermi Award. Read More »

12.04.12Presentations & Testimony

Energy Independence with Sustainability Presentation.pdf file (3.4MB)

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

12.04.12Announcement

E. O. Lawrence Award Nominations

The Office of Science is now accepting nominations for the 2013 E. O. Lawrence Award.
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Two images of silicon atoms12.03.12Article

Lasting Gifts From Carbon Connections

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory open new views of graphene, which may help unlock its potential for a vast range of products.

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With increasing hydration within the interlayer space of the initially disordered lipid membranes, lateral layer-by-layer phase separation begins.12.01.12Science Highlights

The Medium Matters

Long-range, three-dimensional alignment and stacking of multiple regions within biologically derived membranes. Read More »

Inelastic neutron scattering of high-quality single-crystal samples of the mineral ZnCu3(OD)6Cl2.12.01.12Science Highlights

Experimental Confirmation of a New State of Magnetism Previously Predicted by Theory

This observation paves the way for a deeper understanding of high-temperature superconductivity and future applications for quantum computing. Read More »

DOE researchers are using a coupled ice-ocean model to study melt channels beneath Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, shown here in July 2012.12.01.12Science Highlights

Melting Ice Sheets and Sea Level Change

Recent studies reveal that complex ice-ocean interactions affect melting. Read More »

Electrochemical cell for splitting carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide and oxygen.12.01.12Science Highlights

Two for the Price of One: Water and Carbon Dioxide Splitting via a Single Catalyst

A simple, robust catalyst is capable of both water oxidation and carbon dioxide splitting, two difficult yet key reactions for solar energy conversion. Read More »

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