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Brookhaven Postdoc’s Path to ResearchExternal link

Robert Palomino is one of Brookhaven Lab’s new postdocs working at the Lab’s new National Synchrotron Light Source II to study the structure and other properties of catalysts. Learn more about his path to his research career. Read MoreExternal linkage

Carnegie Institution for Science 10.20.15University Research

Structure Revealed: Plant Sugar Transporter Involved in Carbon SequestrationExternal link

Two teams of researchers – from the Carnegie Institution of Science and from Stanford University School of Medicine – are unraveling the molecular structure of a transport protein that plays a critical role in limiting the sugar supply available to root microbes, an important step in understanding the sugar transport process and energy homeostasis in cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.19.15From the Labs

The Difference a Day (or Night) MakesExternal link

In a study, PNNL scientists Young-Mo Kim, Jim Fredrickson, and Tom Metz demonstrated the effect that sunlight, or the absence of it, has over a 24-hour period on the production of chemicals used as metabolites in the microbial mats of Mushroom Springs in Yellowstone National Park. Read MoreExternal linkage

Red blood cells (red) and circulating tumor cells (green) traveling through a microfluidic cell sorting device as simulated by uDeviceX. 10.19.15User Facility

Flowing Toward Red Blood Cell BreakthroughsExternal link

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility users employ Titan to understand circulating tumor cells, sickle cell anemia, and drug delivery. Read MoreExternal linkage

Michigan State University 10.19.15University Research

MSU to Accelerate Key Research Areas with Global Impact InitiativeExternal link

The Global Impact Initiative will bolster areas in which MSU already has a strong foundation, such as plant science, engineering, physical science and STEM education, while expanding research in genomics, cybersecurity, computational science and precision medicine. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.19.15User Facility

Laser Focus

At the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, researchers use the supercomputer Titan to create large-scale 3-D physics simulations to understand how a tumor-killing laser’s high-energy fields can rip matter apart. Read More »

10.16.15From the Labs

Is Black Phosphorous the Next Big Thing in Materials?External link

A team of researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has experimentally confirmed strong in-plane anisotropy in thermal conductivity, along the zigzag and armchair directions of single-crystal black phosphorous nanoribbons. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.16.15From the Labs

Xenon, Xenon EverywhereExternal link

In their search to find dark matter particles, researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are in the market for 10 metric tons of xenon in its liquid form. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.16.15From the Labs

PIMs May Be the Cup of Choice for Lithium-Sulfur BatteriesExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers have found a solution to the polysulfide crossover problem which decreases battery efficiency and life by developing a membrane made from polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs) to block unwanted ion transport. Read MoreExternal linkage


Reaching for the Horizon.pdf file (25.6MB)

Joint DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee releases new long range plan recommendations on the national program for basic nuclear science research. Read More »

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