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09.02.15From the Labs

Making Fuel From Light: Argonne Research Sheds Light on Photosynthesis and Creation of Solar FuelExternal link

Recent experiments at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have afforded researchers a greater understanding of how to manipulate photosynthesis, putting humankind one step closer to harvesting “solar fuel,” a clean energy source that could one day help replace coal and natural gas. Read MoreExternal linkage

Wichita State University 09.02.15University Research

Wichita State Researchers Experiment with Particle PhysicsExternal link

Wichita State professors and students have found that new evidence supports the Big Bang Theory and emerging ideas in medical and defense technology. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.02.15User Facility

Global Team Seeks Individual X-ray Portraits of Active Viruses, Bacteria and Cell ComponentsExternal link

A major international collaboration launched by the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is laying the technical groundwork for taking individual, atomic-scale portraits of intact viruses, living bacteria and other microscopic samples using the brightest X-ray light on Earth. Read MoreExternal linkage

California Institute of Technology 09.02.15University Research

New, Ultrathin Optical Devices Shape Light in Exotic WaysExternal link

Caltech engineers have created flat devices capable of manipulating light in ways that are very difficult or impossible to achieve with conventional optical components. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.02.15From the Labs

Time-Lapse Analysis Offers New Look at How Cells Repair DNA DamageExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a computerized way to measure DNA repair in thousands of human mammary epithelial cells before and after they’re exposed to ionizing radiation. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.01.15From the Labs

Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings PotentialExternal link

Berkeley Lab energy analysis finds gaming computers consume $10 billion in electricity per year. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 09.01.15University Research

Fuchs Leads First Team to Observe X-Ray PhenomenonExternal link

Using an enormous X-ray laser — one of only two such machines on Earth — UNL physicist Matthias Fuchs and other scientists from around the world beat formidable odds to observe one of the most fundamental interactions between X-rays and matter. Read MoreExternal linkage

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider's PHENIX detector. 09.01.15FROM THE LABS

Tiny Drops of Early Universe 'Perfect' FluidExternal link

First results from collisions of three-particle ions with gold nuclei reveal clear-cut evidence of primordial soup's signature particle flow. Read MoreExternal linkage

Louisiana State University 09.01.15University Research

New Material Science Research May Advance Tech ToolsExternal link

Researchers from LSU, Fudan University, the University of Florida and the Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures in Nanjing, China, conducted research on materials that separate into different regions through a process called electronic phase separation, which is poorly understood. Read MoreExternal linkage

Assembly of the Majorana Demonstrator Module 1 detectors.09.01.15Science Highlight

The Majorana Demonstrator: First Module of Germanium Detectors Comes Online

The Majorana experiment begins its search for neutrinoless double-beta decay. Read More »

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