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University California Davis 01.07.15University Research

Unraveling Root Growth Control NetworkExternal link

Researchers at UC Davis and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have for the first time described part of the network of genetic controls that allows a plant to grow. Read More »


“Seeing” Hydrogen Atoms to Unveil Enzyme CatalysisExternal link

A multi-institutional research team led by Chris Dealwis from Case Western Reserve University has used the new IMAGINE instrument at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) to map an enzyme that could play an important role in anti-cancer drug development. Read More »

2015 NSB Logo 01.07.15PRESS RELEASE

Students Nationwide to Compete in 25th Department of Energy National Science Bowl®.pdf file (18KB)

Engineer whose pioneering work contributed to visual effects used in The Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean movies to speak at National Finals in Washington, D.C.


Discovering a Key to How Stars Transmit EnergyExternal link

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories’ Z machine have been able to determine experimentally, for the first time in history, iron’s role in inhibiting energy transmission from the center of the sun to near the edge of its radiative band — the section of the solar interior between the sun’s core and outer convection zone. Read More »

Duke University 01.06.15University Research

Predicting Superbugs’ Countermoves to New DrugsExternal link

Software developed by Duke researchers predicts MRSA’S response to new drug before it’s tested on patients. Read More »


2014's Top-10 Scientific Achievements at Brookhaven LabExternal link

From new insights into the building blocks of matter to advances in understanding batteries, superconductors, and a protein that could help fight cancer, 2014 was a year of stunning successes for the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

2015 PNNL Science as Art Calendar 01.05.15FROM THE LABS

Science as Art: PNNL Images Fill 2015 CalendarExternal link

Lab is showcasing 12 images and the stories behind them in a 2015 calendar. Read More »

Arrays of nanoribbons of lead zirconate titanate (gold, bottom) on a sheet of flexible polymer (brown) produce current pulses during each heartbeat.01.01.15Science Highlights

Power from the Heart

Advances in materials processing enable harvesting of energy from heartbeats. Read More »

A series of x-ray scattering images are taken at ultrafast time intervals with an x-ray laser after excitation with an infra-red source that energizes the vibrational modes of a Germanium crystal.01.01.15Science Highlights

X-ray Laser Used to Produce Movies of Atomic-scale Motion

Stroboscopic x-ray pulses scatter from a vibrating crystal and reveal how energy moves. Read More »

Nanobionic Leaf: DNA-coated carbon nanotubes (top) incorporated inside chloroplasts in the leaves of living plants (middle) boost plant photosynthesis.01.01.15Science Highlights

Nanobionics Supercharge Photosynthesis

Carbon nanotubes and inorganic nanoparticles enhance photosynthetic activity and stability. Read More »

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