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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 »


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 »


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 »

05.27.15Press Release

Nomination Deadlines for the Fermi and Lawrence Awards Extended Until June 30, 2015

The Office of Science is accepting nominations for the 2015 Enrico Fermi and E.O. Lawrence Awards through June 30, 2015. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 05.27.15University Research

Linking Superconductivity and StructureExternal link

New research from a team including Carnegie’s Elissaios Stavrou, Xiao-Jia Chen, and Alexander Goncharov hones in on the structural changes underlying superconductivity in iron arsenide compounds—those containing iron and arsenic. Read More »


Engineering Phase Changes in Nanoparticle ArraysExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have just taken a big step toward the goal of engineering dynamic nanomaterials whose structure and associated properties can be switched on demand. Read More »

University California Santa Barbara 05.27.15University Research

Two UCSB Professors Receive Early Career Research AwardsExternal link

The Department of Energy’s award for young scientists acknowledges UC Santa Barbara’s standing as a top tier research institution. Read More »


On-Demand X-Rays at Synchrotron Light SourcesExternal link

Scientists who use synchrotron light sources are welcoming an era of “on-demand” X-rays, in which they have access to the light beams they want thanks to a technique developed at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Read More »

Arkansas University 05.27.15University Research

Physicists Advance Understanding of Electrical Vortices in Certain MaterialsExternal link

Computational physicists at the University of Arkansas have developed a novel method that accurately reveals how electrical vortices affect electronic properties of materials that are used in a wide range of applications, including cell phones and military sonar. Read More »

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