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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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Illustration of overlapping circles 11.24.10Article

Scientist Finds Nature and Geometry Dancing to the Same Tune

When Salvator Torquato looks to a system of particles in its calmest natural state, he realizes they model the solution to two major mathematical problems.
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Wild turkies 11.24.10DOE Blog

Saluting a Great American Scientist-Founder This Thanksgiving

This week, we can be especially thankful for an electrifying scientist...who tried to seal our nation with a turkey.
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11.22.10ASCR

Science Medalist Washington Pioneered Parallel Climate Models

On November 17th, scientist Warren Washington accepted the National Medal of Science from President Obama. For decades, Washington and his colleagues have merged climate science with DOE high-performance computers to help change how the world understands climate and how climate scientists use computers.
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Warren Washington 11.22.10ASCR Article

Science medalist Washington pioneered parallel climate models

When Washington accepts the National Medal of Science from President Obama today, it will highlight a remarkable three-decade relationship.
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