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03.26.14From the Labs

Lawrence Livermore Scientists Discover Bacterial Resistance to Improve Biofuel ProductionExternal link

Lawrence Livermore researchers discovered a resistance mechanism in a rainforest soil bacterium that enables E. coli to grow and produce biofuel in the presence of ionic liquids at levels that otherwise would be toxic to native strains. Read MoreExternal linkage

Argonne Director Peter Littlewood. 03.25.14From the Labs

Peter B. Littlewood Appointed Director of Argonne National LaboratoryExternal link

Dr. Littlewood will guide the laboratory’s vision, identify new challenges, and develop a strategy to continue delivering world-renowned, mission-driven research and innovation. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.25.14From the Labs

Shifting Evolution into Reverse Promises Cheaper, Greener Way to Make New DrugsExternal link

Alternative approach to creating artificial organic molecules, called bioretrosynthesis, was first proposed four years ago by Brian Bachmann, associate professor of chemistry at Vanderbilt University. Read MoreExternal linkage


Discussion of the President’s FY 2015 Budget Request for the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.pdf file (53KB)

Statement by Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science, before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development. Read More »

03.21.14From the Labs

Discovery of New Semiconductor Holds Promise for 2D Physics and ElectronicsExternal link

Discovery of a unique new two-dimensional semiconductor, rhenium disulfide, by researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry opens the door to 2D electronic applications with a 3D material and also makes it possible to study 2D physics with easy-to-make 3D crystals. Read MoreExternal linkage

Adding calcium atoms (orange spheres) between graphene planes (blue honeycomb) creates a superconducting material called CaC6. 03.21.14From the Labs

Scientists Discover Potential Way to Make Graphene SuperconductingExternal link

SLAC, Stanford study identifies long-sought path toward engineering materials for super-efficient nanoelectronics. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.21.14Press Release

Department of Energy Issues Request for Proposals for Contractor to Manage and Operate Brookhaven National Laboratory.pdf file (90KB)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the competitive selection of an approximately $3.25 billion, five-year, management-and-operations contract for Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). Read More »

JCESR and NASA team up to conduct research for next generation batteries to be used in space. 03.20.14From the Labs

Batteries in SpaceExternal link

The Argonne-led Joint Center for Energy Storage Research and NASA team up to conduct research into next-generation batteries to be used in space. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.20.14From the Labs

International Team of LHC and Tevatron Scientists Announces First Joint ResultExternal link

Scientists working on the world’s leading particle collider experiments have joined forces, combined their data and produced the first joint result from Fermilab’s Tevatron and CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) one the mass of the top quark . Read MoreExternal linkage

03.19.14From the Labs

The Rush to RainExternal link

A new analysis of satellite data reveals a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India. The study shows that dust in the air absorbs sunlight west of India, warming the air and strengthening the winds carrying moisture eastward. Read MoreExternal linkage

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