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The Q-weak experiment at Jefferson Lab precisely measured the weak force's hold on the proton.05.01.14Science Highlights

Q-weak Experiment Determines Proton's Weak Charge

Scientists make the first experimental determination of the weak charge of the proton and extract the weak charges of the neutron and up and down quarks. Read More »

Image of simulated soot particle courtesy of N. D. Loh and A. Freeberg, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.05.01.14Science Highlights

More Than Meets the Eye: X-ray Vision Exposes Aerosol Structures

Soot particle diversity and complexity discovered using ultrafast x-rays at the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). Read More »

Light emitting diode comprising an active layer of engineered quantum dots (QDs) contacted by electron (bottom) and hole (top) transport/injection layers.05.01.14Science Highlights

Improving Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes: One Step Closer to Lighting Up Your Room

Nanoscale engineering boosts the performance of quantum dot light emitting diodes. Read More »

Left photo shows researchers collecting sea-water samples containing diatoms from an oceanographic sampling device. Photo at right shows microscopic image of a small colony of diatoms in the sea water.05.01.14Science Highlights

Silicon-32 is an Important Radiotracer in Assessing Global Climate Models

The DOE Isotope Program restores an important inventory of the radioisotope silicon-32 (Si-32). Read More »

Disruption of Mediator rescues growth and fertility in Arabidopsis low lignin mutants.05.01.14Science Highlights

Mediating Biofuel Complexity through “Mediator” Modification

Research points to more efficient and lower cost routes to high-yield biomass-derived renewable fuels. Read More »

Difference between calculated and experimentally measured masses of oxygen isotopes as a function of mass number.05.01.14Science Highlights

Streamlining the Nuclear Force

An optimized nuclear force model yields a high-precision interaction with an unexpected descriptive power. Read More »

Modified amino acid residues leave a tell-tale “trail” of water’s passage through the protein and to the active site of the photosynthetic protein complex known as Photosystem II (PS II).05.01.14Science Highlights

Following the Trail of Water Molecules Through Photosystem II During Photosynthesis

Researchers have identified a possible channel that enables substrate water molecules to travel to the active site of Photosystem II. Read More »

Difference between calculated and experimentally measured masses of oxygen isotopes as a function of mass number.05.01.14Science Highlights

Streamlining the Nuclear Force

An optimized nuclear force model yields a high-precision interaction with an unexpected descriptive power. Read More »

Selenium (grey allotrope): a micronutrient essential for the human body.05.01.14Science Highlights

Growing the Tool Box for Medical Imaging: The Selenium-72/Arsenic-72 Generator

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Missouri have designed a new source of a valuable imaging isotope. Read More »

Exotic neutron-rich nuclei and new states of matter expected to exist inside neutron stars play a role in interpreting observed cooling in accreting neutron stars.05.01.14Science Highlights

Nuclear Theory Helps Forecast Neutron Star Temperatures

Advances in theory have made it possible to predict cooling behavior observed in accreting neutron stars. Read More »

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