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Scanning electron microscopy of conductive carbon fibers coated with metal oxide nanowires...02.01.13Science Highlights

Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage

Nano-porous metal oxide coatings on carbon fiber dramatically enhance the electrical storage capacity for supercapacitors. Read More »

An electrolyte molecule (ethylene carbonate: C3H4O3) weakly binds (dashed line) to the positive electrode surface (Li0.6Mn2O4)...02.01.13Science Highlights

Understanding Nature’s Choreography in Batteries

Charge-discharge chemistry for lithium ion batteries elucidated by theoretical calculations. Read More »

A Hector cloud forms over the Tiwi Islands near Darwin, Australia.02.01.13Science Highlights

Impact of Local Climate on Cloud Systems

Tropical atmospheric data used to test climate model accuracy. Read More »


Biofuels Blend Right InExternal link

Researchers Show Ionic Liquids Effective for Pre-Treating Mixed Blends of Biofuel Feedstocks.
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An photo of a high-resolution sum frequency generation spectrometer.01.30.13Article

It Still Smells A Lot Like – Christmas?

A new instrument from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory provides unprecedented insights to aerosol particles.

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Illuminating the Dark UniverseExternal link

The pursuit of dark matter and dark energy is one of the most exciting—and most challenging—areas of science. Now researchers think they’re beginning to close in. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.01.28.13Article

The Second Week of A Competition Like No Other has Concluded

New Finalists for the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the winners, and return for future updates here: Read More »


New Research Will Help Shed Light on Role of Amazon Forests in Global Carbon CycleExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists devise new tools for detecting previously unknown tree mortality. Read More »


ORNL research paves way for larger, safer lithium ion batteriesExternal link

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2013 — Looking toward improved batteries for charging electric cars and storing energy from renewable but intermittent solar and wind, scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed the first high-performance, nanostructured solid electrolyte for more energy-dense lithium ion batteries.
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Brookhaven Lab Physicist Receives Technological Innovation Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics EngineersExternal link

Expert design of precision detectors for research in physics, medicine, and more.

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