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Small Size Enhances Charge Transfer in Quantum DotsExternal link

Single-particle study identifies possible path to improved conversion of sunlight to electricity in photovoltaic devices. Read More »

Solar storms unleash bursts of radiation. 12.18.13FROM THE LABS

Supercomputers Capture Turbulence in the Solar WindExternal link

Berkeley Lab visualizations could help scientists forecast destructive space weather. Read More »


Meet Higgs Boson Detective Joe Incandela, Profiled on CNNExternal link

Incandela, Senior Spokesperson for CERN’s Compact Muon Solenoid experiment, also led successful physics research at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Read More »


Deadline of Jan. 10 Nears for University Faculty Interested in Conducting Scientific Research at a National Lab in Summer 2014 to Apply

University and college faculty interested in gaining a unique scientific experience by working collaboratively with researchers at a DOE host laboratory have until Jan. 10, 2014, to apply for the Visiting Faculty Program, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced today. Read More »


Harvesting Electricity: Triboelectric Generators Capture Wasted PowerExternal link

Georgia Tech researchers are developing a family of power generators that take advantage of the triboelectric effect to produce small amounts of electricity for portable devices and sensors. Read More »

The Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP)-North, a DOE Energy Innovation Hub aimed at developing the technology to commercially generate fuels directly from sunlight. 12.16.13FROM THE LABS

Turning Over a New LeafExternal link

New video shows how researchers at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis are striving to produce clean, abundant fuels directly from sunlight. Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »

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