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Jefferson Lab's K20 supercomputer.06.01.13Science Highlights

Supercomputing on a Budget

The optimization of commercial hardware and specialized software enables cost-effective supercomputing. Read More »

DOE JGI researchers have helped develop a technique that uses the Pacific Biosciences sequencing machine to fully automate the workflow for DNA sample preparation, sequencing, and assembly.06.01.13Science Highlights

New Technique Improves Microbial Genome Assembly

Tool simplifies workflow for DNA sample preparation to finished sequence. Read More »

Resonant scattering with coherent x-rays is used to probe the size and the dynamics of magnetic domains in a Dysprosium (one of the elements with highest magnetic strength) crystal with three different domains (shown in three colors in the schematic).06.01.13Science Highlights

Magnetic Systems Mimic Granular Materials

Magnetic domains exhibit the same dynamic jamming behavior universal to granular materials, polymers, glasses and emulsions. Read More »

05.30.13FROM THE LABS

Atom by Atom, Bond by Bond, a Chemical Reaction Caught in the ActExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists make the first-ever high-resolution images of a molecule as it breaks and reforms chemical bonds. Read More »

05.29.13FROM THE LABS

Models from Big Molecules Captured in a FlashExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers and their colleagues create a new way to model biological molecules caught with a flash of x-rays. Read More »

An image of a hand over a touchscreen.05.29.13Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Revolutionizing the Touch Screen?

Using nanotechnology, EFRC researchers fashion a new kind of transparent electrode for flat-panel displays. Read More »

05.28.13FROM THE LABS

The Formula for Turning Cement Into MetalExternal link

In a move that would make the Alchemists of King Arthur’s time green with envy, scientists have unraveled the formula for turning liquid cement into liquid metal. This makes cement a semi-conductor and opens up its use in the profitable consumer electronics marketplace for thin films, protective coatings, and computer chips. Read More »

Three scientists infront of a computer station.05.23.13FROM THE LABS

Opening the Eye-Popping Possibilities of the Smallest Scales

Scientists are probing the bottom – and building up new materials – thanks to the Office of Science’s Nanoscale Science Research Centers. Read More »

05.22.13FROM THE LABS

Whirlpools on the Nanoscale Could Multiply Magnetic MemoryExternal link

At the Advanced Light Source, Berkeley Lab scientists join an international team to control spin orientation in magnetic nanodisks. Read More »

05.21.13FROM THE LABS

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Recognizes Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory as State’s Top Environmental StewardExternal link

DEP program encourages facilities across the state to voluntarily exceed regulatory requirements. Read More »

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