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AFM micrograph of the muscovite (001) basal plane showing PuO2 nanoparticles after overnight exposure to 2 mM Pu(III) in 100 mM NaCl at pH 2.6 (image range: 200 nm×200 nm).10.01.14Science Highlights

Surface-Mediated Formation of Plutonium Nanoparticles

Researchers observe metal-trapping on mineral surfaces. Read More »

New Mexico University 09.30.14University Research

Finding Discovery Through FrustrationExternal link

Researchers at the University of New Mexico discover catalytic converter breakthrough in automobiles. Read More »

Rice University 09.30.14University Research

‘Pixel’ Engineered Electronics Have Growth PotentialExternal link

Rice, Oak Ridge, Vanderbilt, and Penn St. scientists lead creation of atom-scale semiconducting composites. Read More »


2015 DOE JGI’s Science Portfolio Delves Deeper into the Earth’s Data MineExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science user facility, has announced that 32 new projects have been selected for the 2015 Community Science Program (CSP). Read More »

University California Berkeley 09.29.14University Research

Three Bay Area Institutions Join Forces to Seed Transformative Brain ResearchExternal link

Six researchers from UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory sketched out their teams’ bold plans to jump-start new brain research. Read More »

This image is a slice through the interior of a supermassive star of 55,500 solar masses along the axis of symmetry. 09.29.14FROM THE LABS

Simulations Reveal An Unusual Death for Ancient StarsExternal link

Findings made possible with NERSC resources and Berkeley Lab code. Read More »


Registration Opens Wednesday for 25th Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl®

During the competition, students will participate in a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical problems and answer questions from all branches of science and math. Read More »

University California Riverside 09.26.14University Research

Case Western Reserve University on Track to Become No. 1 Synchrotron Lab in WorldExternal link

Case center for synchrotron biosciences to assemble cutting-edge new beamlines at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY. Read More »

Princeton University 09.26.14University Research

Longstanding Bottleneck in Crystal Structure Prediction SolvedExternal link

Researchers at Princeton University have discovered a way to compute the lattice energy of a structure with sufficient resolution to distinguish the actual arrangement of the atoms and reveal the structure among several similar and competing forms. Read More »


New Imaging Capability Reveals Possible Key to Extending Battery Lifetime and CapacityExternal link

A novel X-ray technique used at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source has revealed surprising dynamics in the nanomechanics of operating batteries and suggests a way to mitigate battery failures by minimizing the generation of elastic energy. Read More »

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