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Ames lab announces new director, Adam Schwartz. 04.17.14FROM THE LABS

Schwartz Named Director of U.S. Department of Energy's Ames LaboratoryExternal link

Dr. Schwartz’s outstanding scientific credentials, leadership skills, and vision will be tremendous assets in moving the Lab forward. Read More »

04.17.14FROM THE LABS

Jefferson Lab's CEBAF Accelerator Achieves 12 GeV Commissioning MilestoneExternal link

Following an upgrade of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility, the CEBAF accelerator delivered the highest-energy electron beams it has ever produced into a target in an experimental hall, recording the first data of the 12 GeV era. Read More »

04.17.14FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven and SLAC Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven SuperconductivityExternal link

X-rays reveal how rapidly vanishing 'charge stripes' may be behind laser-induced high-temperature superconductivity. Read More »

President Barack Obama talks with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipients. 04.16.14PRESS RELEASE

Inspiring the Next Generation of InnovatorsExternal link

President Obama honors the nation's cutting-edge scientists and engineers. Read More »

04.16.14PRESS RELEASE

Energy Secretary Moniz Announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced six exceptional U.S. scientists and engineers as recipients of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their contributions in research and development that supports the Energy Department’s science, energy and national security missions. Read More »

04.09.14ARTICLE

Dark Matter Hunt: LUX Experiment Reaches Critical PhaseExternal link

An experiment located in the bottom of a gold mine in South Dakota, US, could offer the best chance yet of detecting dark matter. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab plant scientist Benjamin Babst with corn and sorghum plants. 04.09.14FROM THE LABS

Growing Shoots and Sugary StemsExternal link

Study by researchers at Brookhaven Lab and the University of Queensland supports idea that sugars play a key role in regulating branching at plant stems. Read More »

04.09.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Stanford Scientists Discover a Novel Way to Make Ethanol Without Corn or Other PlantsExternal link

Stanford scientists have created a copper-based catalyst that produces large quantities of ethanol from carbon monoxide gas at room temperature. Read More »

04.08.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Arid Areas Absorb Unexpected Amounts of CarbonExternal link

Researchers led by a Washington State University biologist have found that arid areas, among the biggest ecosystems on the planet, take up an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere. Read More »

04.08.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Organic Solar Cells More Efficient With Molecules Face-to-FaceExternal link

New research from North Carolina State University and UNC-Chapel Hill reveals that energy is transferred more efficiently inside of complex, three-dimensional organic solar cells when the donor molecules align face-on, rather than edge-on, relative to the acceptor. Read More »

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