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Nucleobases (shown here is thymine) encode genetic information inside DNA.06.01.15Science Highlights

Molecular Sunscreen: How DNA Protects Itself from UV Light

X-ray pulses from the Linac Coherent Light Source probe the molecular dynamics of photoexcitation. Read More »

The STAR detector measures the energy and angle of the electron from the W boson decay produced in the proton-proton collision.06.01.15Science Highlights

Antiquark Makes Positive Contribution to Proton Spin

Scientists shed new light on a proton's spin, refining our understanding of nuclear physics. Read More »

Diamond optical cavities allow laser light (green arrow) to excite electrons on atoms held within the cavities, transferring information about the atoms outward via light (red arrow).06.01.15Science Highlights

Miniscule Mirrored Cavities Connect Quantum Memories

New structures could accelerate progress toward faster computing and high-security data transfer across fiber optic networks. Read More »

Members of the DCal installation team in the ALICE detector.06.01.15Science Highlights

Jetting into the Moments after the Big Bang

Upgraded capabilities ready to explore quarks and gluons ready at the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

Radium-224/lead-212 generator with the shield cap removed to show the tubing connections to the column.06.01.15Science Highlights

DOE Isotope Program Announces Availability of Radionuclide Generators for Medical Research

Lead and bismuth systems are being produced to fill the nation’s need for short-lived, alpha-emitting isotopes. Read More »

Tons of volcanic ash entered the atmosphere in 2010 when the Icelandic volcano erupted. 05.28.15FROM THE LABS

From Fire to IceExternal link

Volcanic ash proves inefficient cloud ice maker. Read More »

05.28.15FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Scientist Invents New Technique to Understand Cloud BehaviorExternal link

With two off-the-shelf digital cameras situated about 1 kilometer apart facing Miami’s Biscayne Bay, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists David Romps and Rusen Oktem are collecting three-dimensional data on cloud behavior that have never been possible to collect before. Read More »

05.28.15FROM THE LABS

The ‘Why’ of ModelsExternal link

A team led by Oak Ridge National Lab spearheads approach to improve ecosystem models with experimental data. Read More »

Michigan University 05.28.15University Research

Pinpointing Natural Cancer Drug's True Origins Brings Sustainable Production a Step CloserExternal link

Researchers at the University of Michigan discover that the anti-cancer medicine trabectedin is made by microbes living within sea squirts. Read More »

05.28.15FROM THE LABS

Spiraling Laser Pulses Could Change the Nature of GrapheneExternal link

A new study at SLAC predicts that researchers could use spiraling pulses of laser light to change the nature of graphene, turning it from a metal into an insulator and giving it other peculiar properties that might be used to encode information. Read More »

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