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12.13.13FROM THE LABS

A New Material for Solar Panels Could Make Them Cheaper, More EfficientExternal link

A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring less manufacturing time. Read More »

12.12.13PRESS RELEASE

USDA and DOE Fund 7 Research Projects to Develop Plant Feedstocks for BioenergyExternal link

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) today announced $8 million in research grants to develop non-food feedstocks that can be used for bioenergy. Read More »

Arapaima gigas is an air-breathing fresh water fish in the Amazon Basin that swims with impunity through piranha-infested waters.12.12.13ARTICLE

Energetic Science and Piranha-Proof Armor

Unique structure of incredible, adaptable armor revealed through Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source. Read More »

12.11.13FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Scientists Visit Argonne National Lab for Research on Lou Gehrig's DiseaseExternal link

Lisa Miller and Paul Gelfand, biophysical chemists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, recently visited the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory to supplement their research into the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Read More »

12.09.13FROM THE LABS

New Shielding is Designed to Put the Block on NeutronsExternal link

Scientists at Jefferson Lab have devised a system of products to stop neutrons and other particles before they can inflict harm on sensitive scientific equipment and computers. Read More »

Components of the PHENIX detector at Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC). 12.06.13FROM THE LABS

Tiny Drops of Hot Quark Soup—How Small Can They Be?External link

New analyses of deuteron-gold collisions at RHIC reveal that even small particles can create big surprises. Read More »

12.04.13FROM THE LABS

Remembrances of Things Past: Berkeley Lab Researchers Discover Nanoscale Shape-Memory OxideExternal link

A research team at Berkeley Lab has discovered a way to introduce a recoverable strain into bismuth ferrite of up to 14-percent on the nanoscale, larger than any shape-memory effect observed in a metal. This discovery opens the door to applications in a wide range of fields, including medical, energy and electronics. Read More »

AAAS Logo12.03.13ARTICLE

Office of Science Salutes its New AAAS Fellows

Ten researchers join a distinguished company at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More »

12.02.13FROM THE LABS

Newly ID’d Protein Provides Target for Antibiotic-Resistant Hospital BacteriumExternal link

Researchers have made inroads into tackling a bacterium that plagues hospitals and is highly resistant to most antibiotics. They determined the 3-D structure and likely function of a new protein in this common bacterium that attacks those with compromised immune systems.
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The Penning trap was used to precisely measure the masses of isotopes provided by CARIBU.12.01.13Science Highlights

Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis

First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne’s new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Read More »

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