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02.18.15FROM THE LABS

Sugar and SpliceExternal link

Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify genes best suited for producing biofuel from poplar trees planted in different environments. Read More »

02.18.15FROM THE LABS

Bigger StepsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers develop algorithm to make simulation of ultrafast processes possible. Read More »

02.12.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Get First Glimpse of a Chemical Bond Being BornExternal link

Scientists have used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to get the first glimpse of the transition state where two atoms begin to form a weak bond on the way to becoming a molecule. Read More »

Many bacteria and archaea encase themselves within a self-assembling protective shell of S-layer proteins, like chainmail armor. 02.12.15FROM THE LABS

Bacterial Armor Holds Clues for Self-Assembling NanostructuresExternal link

Berkeley Lab study reveals key details in formation of S-layer nanosheets. Read More »

02.11.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Take First X-ray Portraits of Living Bacteria at the LCLSExternal link

Researchers working at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have captured the first X-ray portraits of living bacteria. This technique could allow the study of viral infections, cell division, and photosynthesis in new detail. Read More »

02.11.15FROM THE LABS

Smashing Polarized Protons to Uncover Spin and Other SecretsExternal link

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider starts 15th year of nuclear physics operations. Read More »

Engineering sketch of MIT's Ironless Cyclotron. 02.10.15PRESS RELEASE

Targeting Tumors with Particle BeamsExternal link

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are each announcing the selection of several new research awards to advance particle beam therapies for the treatment of cancer. Read More »

02.10.15FROM THE LABS

Flipping the SwitchExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are collaborating with industry to develop a high-performance material that nearly doubles the performance of traditional insulators without a high cost premium. Read More »

02.10.15FROM THE LABS

New Design Tool for MetamaterialsExternal link

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have shown, using a recent theory for nonlinear light scattering when light passes through nanostructures, that it is possible to predict the nonlinear optical properties of metamaterials. Read More »

02.09.15FROM THE LABS

Office of Science FY 2016 Budget Request: High Energy Physics (HEP), Nuclear Physics (NP), and Fusion Energy Sciences (FES).pdf file (32KB)

The High Energy Physics (HEP) program strives to advance our understanding of how the universe works at its most fundamental level. The mission of the Nuclear Physics (NP) program is to discover, explore, and understand all forms of nuclear matter. The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program advances the fundamental understanding of matter at very high temperatures and densities and builds the scientific foundations needed to develop a fusion energy source.

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