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Daya Bay06.01.13Science Highlight

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment Sees Evidence that Electron Neutrinos Turn into Muon Neutrinos

Surprisingly large effect greatly increases the probability that new neutrino experiments will be able to see the differences between matter and antimatter. Read More »

Cartoon depicting how the ionic liquid molecules arrange in electrically charged interfaces (not to scale).06.01.13Science Highlight

Don’t Count Your Ions Before They Dissociate

Ionic liquids found to behave differently than expected. Read More »

Protons and x-rays permit direct, nondestructive imaging of melting and solidification of metal alloys.06.01.13Science Highlight

Using Protons to Peer into Metal Solidification

Proton radiography is a new tool for imaging melting and solidification of metals. Read More »

High-energy x-ray diffraction pattern from a single grain of a gadolinium – cadmium alloy (shown in center) displaying the novel five-fold rotational symmetry, characteristic of an icosahedral quasicrystal.06.01.13Science Highlight

A New Class of Magnetic Materials with Novel Structural Order

The discovery of the first binary magnetic quasicrystals will enable the unraveling of the fundamental relationship between the structure and magnetism in aperiodic materials. Read More »

Jefferson Lab's K20 supercomputer.06.01.13Science Highlight

Supercomputing on a Budget

The optimization of commercial hardware and specialized software enables cost-effective supercomputing. Read More »

DOE JGI researchers have helped develop a technique that uses the Pacific Biosciences sequencing machine to fully automate the workflow for DNA sample preparation, sequencing, and assembly.06.01.13Science Highlight

New Technique Improves Microbial Genome Assembly

Tool simplifies workflow for DNA sample preparation to finished sequence. Read More »

Resonant scattering with coherent x-rays is used to probe the size and the dynamics of magnetic domains in a Dysprosium (one of the elements with highest magnetic strength) crystal with three different domains (shown in three colors in the schematic).06.01.13Science Highlight

Magnetic Systems Mimic Granular Materials

Magnetic domains exhibit the same dynamic jamming behavior universal to granular materials, polymers, glasses and emulsions. Read More »

05.30.13FROM THE LABS

Atom by Atom, Bond by Bond, a Chemical Reaction Caught in the ActExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists make the first-ever high-resolution images of a molecule as it breaks and reforms chemical bonds. Read More »

05.29.13FROM THE LABS

Models from Big Molecules Captured in a FlashExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers and their colleagues create a new way to model biological molecules caught with a flash of x-rays. Read More »

An image of a hand over a touchscreen.05.29.13Article

Revolutionizing the Touch Screen?

Using nanotechnology, EFRC researchers fashion a new kind of transparent electrode for flat-panel displays. Read More »

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