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Dr. Koonin on a panel10.08.10Article

"Meeting Global Energy Demand"

The AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy held its first discussion on Monday October 4th as part of its 2010 series, Science & Society: Global Challenges.
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10.05.10Presentations & Testimony

"Science for Energy," .pdf file (6.1MB)

nanoStarSpeaker Series, University of Virginia, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Scientist in the lab 09.27.10From the Labs

New Aerosol-Observing Instruments Ready to DeployExternal link

Scientists deploy self-contained, mobile research stations to better understand the distribution of aerosols in the atmosphere. These tiny particles influence where clouds form.
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Shown on the left is a surface rendered diagram of adenovirus illustrating the organization of the major and minor capsid proteins (in different colors) on the outer capsid (protein shell of the virus). On the right is a close-up view of the penton base-fiber complex found at the vertices of the adenovirus particle, highlighting the electron density (red) corresponding to the shaft region of the fiber molecule inserted deep into the pore formed by the pentameric penton base molecules 09.22.10From the Labs

Unveiling the Structure of AdenovirusExternal link

Using the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, scientists pieced together the complex structure of a common virus that causes respiratory, eye, and gastrointestinal infections. This work may lead to more effective gene therapy and new anti-viral drugs.
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09.16.10Presentations & Testimony

"Update from the Office of Science," .pdf file (2.2MB)

Biological and Environmental Sciences Advisory Committee, presentation by Dr. W. F. Brinkman, Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy.

Berkeley Lab logo 09.15.10From the Labs

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Open House 2010External link

The LBNL's 2010 Open House provides an exciting opportunity to talk with scientists, take tours, attend lectures and much more.
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Students gathered around the energy bike 09.15.10Article

USA Science & Engineering Festival Kickoff Press Conference

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will participate in the first annual USA Science & Engineering Festival.
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Two scientists in the lab 08.31.10From the Labs

Two Researchers from Argonne Receive National AcclaimExternal link

Jorge Alvarado and Monica Regalbuto from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have been recognized for outstanding achievement.
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08.30.10DOE Blog

Time Magazine profiles transformative work by DOE and the Recovery Act

In case you missed it, TIME magazine published a feature story last week about the incredible, transformative work being done by the Department of Energy through the Recovery Act.
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Computer simulations of sea surface temperature.08.24.10Article

War Pandemics and Climate the 1918 El Niño

Office of Science computers suggest an inconspicuous patch of warm water may have influenced great change.
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