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Ballistic Transport in Graphene Suggests New Type of Electronic DeviceExternal link

Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at room temperature – a property known as ballistic transport. Read More »


How a Shape-shifting DNA-repair Machine Fights CancerExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source reveals inner-workings of essential protein found throughout life.
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President Barack Obama meets with 2013 Fermi Award recipients Professor Allen J. Bard, left, and Dr. Andrew Sessler in the Oval Office. 02.04.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Welcomes 2013 Fermi Award Winners to the White House

Drs. Allan J. Bard and Andrew Sessler honored for their exceptional contributions to science and service. Read More »


Big Chill Sets in as RHIC Physics Heats UpExternal link

Run 14 promises highest collision rates enabling exploration of detailed properties of early-universe matter Read More »

Argonne materials scientists announced a new technique to grow these little forests at the microscale (the scale shows 100 micrometers, which is about the diameter of a single human hair). 02.03.14FROM THE LABS

Good Hair DayExternal link

New technique developed by scientists at Argonne National Laboratory grows tiny 'hairy' materials at the microscale. Read More »


Fourteen Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that 14 teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »


Letting in the LightExternal link

Self-cleaning solar panel coating optimizes energy collection, reduces costs. Read More »


‘Digital Alchemists’ Design New MaterialsExternal link

University of Connecticut researchers supported by the Office of Science are using computers to create custom-tailored compounds. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Researcher Proposes Phones and Other Devices as Energy-Saving ToolsExternal link

Putting a smartphone to use even when it’s just sitting in your pocket. Read More »


A Look Inside Argonne’s Center for Nanoscale MaterialsExternal link

New video gives inside look at user facility dedicated to bringing out the great potential of materials at minuscule scales. Read More »

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