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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 »

On the left: Fluorescent microscope image shows artificial bioreactors composed of sugar-based dextran polymer solution (blue) encapsulated within a shell of lipid vesicles (red). On the right: schematic illustration of what the vesicles look like at the aqueous/aqueous interface. Blue and yellow shading indicate the interior and exterior solutions.09.01.15Science Highlight

New Artificial Cells Mimic Nature’s Tiny Reactors

A new approach creates microscale bioreactors for studying complex reactions for energy production and storage. Read More »

Three Ti:Saphire laser system used for three-step resonance ionization of Uranium (U), Thorium (Th), and Paladium (Pd).09.01.15Science Highlight

Laser Detection of Actinides and Other Elements

New technique measures uranium, thorium, and palladium with efficiencies up to 500 times greater than current standard. Read More »

Left: Boron-10 coated commercial silver-doped ZnS screens are used to capture ultracold neutrons directly; Right: A large area detector prototype is being examined in a light-tight box. An array of wavelength-shifting scintillator fibers is used to collect light from a 0.5 m by 0.3 m surface.09.01.15Science Highlight

A Large-Area Detector for Fundamental Neutron Science

New scalable cost-effective ultracold neutron detector has many applications. Read More »

Columbia University 08.31.15University Research

Columbia Engineers Develop New Approach to Modeling Amazon Seasonal CyclesExternal link

Columbia engineers have developed a new approach to modeling which will improve understanding of the impact of deforestation and climate change on the Amazon basin. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.31.15User Facility

NERSC Accelerates Scientific Analysis with SCIDBExternal link

Through SciDB – an open source database system designed to store and analyze extremely large array-structured data – scientists are making better use of the vast flows of information coming in on topics such as astronomy, climate and biology. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Maryland 08.31.15University Research

Evidence Suggests Subatomic Particles Could Defy the Standard ModelExternal link

Physicists from the University of Maryland working on a team at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider finds hints of leptons decaying at rates not predicted by standard physics. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.31.15From the Labs

Four Brookhaven Lab Projects Selected as R&D 100 Award FinalistsExternal link

Four Brookhaven National Laboratory projects have been selected as finalists for the 2015 R&D 100 awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.28.15From the Labs

Two Great Catalysts that Work Great TogetherExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis have discovered that a combination of two simple, inexpensive, metal-free catalysts can approach the efficiency of the platinum catalyst in conventional fuel cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

California Institute of Technology 08.28.15University Research

Artificial Leaf Harnesses Sunlight for Efficient Fuel ProductionExternal link

Scientists at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis – a DOE Energy Innovation Hub established at Caltech – have developed the first complete, efficient, safe, integrated solar-driven system for splitting water to create hydrogen fuels. Read MoreExternal linkage

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