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A new radiolabeled sugar compound helps researchers image carbohydrate movement in plants.03.01.13Science Highlights

Watching Sugars Move in Plants

New radiolabeled compound used to image sucrose transport. Read More »

The density of bonding electrons (red and yellow) in silicon (upper left) is rather evenly distributed, whereas in zinc oxide (upper right), it is concentrated around the oxygen atoms.03.01.13Science Highlights

Understanding How Semiconductors Absorb Light

Advances in how we calculate optical properties of semiconductors shorten the path to improved solar cells and other optoelectronic devices. Read More »

The density of bonding electrons (red and yellow) in silicon (upper left) is rather evenly distributed, whereas in zinc oxide (upper right), it is concentrated around the oxygen atoms.03.01.13Science Highlights

Understanding How Semiconductors Absorb Light

Advances in how we calculate optical properties of semiconductors shorten the path to improved solar cells and other optoelectronic devices. Read More »

[Left] Next generation multijunction solar cell with a dilute nitride middle junction (red)  [Right] A transition from delocalized to localized electron trapping is directly observed in the photoluminescence (PL) spectra as the magnetic field is increased up to 57 Tesla.03.01.13Science Highlights

Optimizing New Materials for Extreme Solar PV Performance

High magnetic fields reveal the existence of nitrogen superclusters. Read More »

02.28.13FROM THE LABS

Engineering Bacterial Live WiresExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists discover the balance that allows electricity to flow between cells and electronics. Read More »

Image of a microsized pore and tunnel in an electrode02.27.13Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Out of Thin Air

Nanoscience helps pave the way toward next generation “lithium-air” batteries. Read More »

02.26.13FROM THE LABS

New Opportunities for Crystal GrowthExternal link

Berkeley Lab Facility Provides Unique Capabilities for the Synthesis of New Crystals and Materials. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.25.13Article

The Award for Best Science Challenge . . . Goes To A Competition Like No Other

Many more schools will head to the D.C. stage as winners of this past weekend’s regional competitions for the National Science Bowl. See the newest finalists, and return for future updates here:

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A photo of a scientists in a lab. 02.22.13PRESS RELEASE

Office of Science Collaborates with Federal Partners to Plan for Comprehensive Public Access to Research ResultsExternal link

Transparency of federally funded scientific research will expand the frontiers of knowledge. Read More »

02.21.13FROM THE LABS

Searching for the Solar System’s Chemical RecipeExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s Chemical Dynamics Beamline points to why isotope ratios in interplanetary dust and meteorites differ from Earth’s. Read More »

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