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An photo of a forest. 10.17.13FROM THE LABS

Death of a Spruce Tree, Life of the ForestExternal link

Study of the Black Spruce forest by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland will improve our understanding of how climate change affects the health of forests. Read More »

Schematic of mechanism for generating a magnetic field.10.01.13Science Highlight

Spinning a New Type of Magnetic Field

Harnessing the spins of electrons in a new way - enabling efficient magnetic switching and holding promise for spintronic devices. Read More »

Nanofabricated chips of fused silica just 3 millimeters long were used to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional particle accelerator technology. 09.30.13FROM THE LABS

Researchers Demonstrate 'Accelerator on a Chip'External link

Technology could spawn new generations of smaller, less expensive devices for science and medicine. Read More »


Energy Department to Award $100 Million for Energy Frontier Research Centers

Funding will help fuel innovative solutions toward next generation energy systems. Read More »


Be Amazed by the Work at DOE

Check out the National Library of EnergyBeta: A Gateway to Information about the "All-of-the-Above" Energy Strategy. Read More »


Supercomputers Help Solve a 50-Year Homework AssignmentExternal link

Calculation related to question of why the universe is made of matter. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Scientist Named MacArthur "Genius" FellowExternal link

Physicist Carl Haber has turned techniques first developed for studying high-energy particles into technologies which will recover and restore some of the earliest recordings ever made. Read More »

Scientists broke new ground in the study of deep earthquakes, a poorly understood phenomenon that occurs where the oceanic lithosphere, driven by tectonics, plunges under continental plates. 09.25.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Push Closer to Understanding Mystery of Deep EarthquakesExternal link

Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source breaks new ground in an extremely high pressure study. Read More »


Scientists Expand Search for Light Dark MatterExternal link

Physicists on the CDMS experiment have devised a better way to search for a particle that, if it exists, would revolutionize our ideas about dark matter. Read More »


Glass or Plastic?External link

Researchers at Georgia Tech, supported in part by the Office of Science, show that at tiny scales, the makeup of a container affects how fast the H2O flows. Read More »

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