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08.20.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Bacterial Nanowires Not What Scientists Thought They WereExternal link

A team led by scientists at USC has now turned the study of these bacterial nanowires on its head, discovering that the key features in question are not pili, as previously believed, but rather extensions of the bacteria’s outer membrane equipped with proteins that transfer electrons called “cytochromes.” Read More »

Schematic illustration of Earth’s magnetic field. 08.20.14FROM THE LABS

NMR Using Earth’s Magnetic FieldExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers demonstrate ultra low-field nuclear magnetic resonance with an optical magnetometer. Read More »

08.19.14ARTICLE

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Researchers Working on Smaller, Faster ChipExternal link

Computer chips are getting smaller and faster, but not without some serious scientific research happening high on a hill in Berkeley. Read More »

08.19.14FROM THE LABS

Bionic Liquids from LigninExternal link

New results from the Joint BioEnergy Institute pave the way for closed loop biofuel refineries. Read More »

08.19.14FROM THE LABS

First Indirect Evidence of So-Far Undetected Strange BaryonsExternal link

"Invisible" particles containing at least one strange quark lower the temperature at which other particles "freeze out" from quark-gluon plasma. Read More »

08.18.14FROM THE LABS

Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric PolarizationsExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices. Read More »

Members of the Dark Energy Survey collaboration study the southern sky with the world's most advanced digital camera, mounted on a telescope in Chile. 08.18.14FROM THE LABS

Dark Energy Survey kicks Off Second Season Cataloging the Wonders of Deep SpaceExternal link

With its second year under way, the DES team posts highlights and prepares to release images from its first year. Read More »

Milky Way at 10,000 feet – Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado. 08.15.14FROM THE LABS

Mysteries of Space Dust RevealedExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers help give a first look at suspected extra-solar particles. Read More »

08.15.14FROM THE LABS

SLAC Secures Role in Energy Frontier Research Center Focused on Next-generation MaterialsExternal link

The Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will play a key role in a research consortium that seeks out new materials for next-generation solar panels, low-energy lighting and other uses. Read More »

08.14.14FROM THE LABS

Jefferson Lab Accelerator Upgrade Completed: Initial Operations Set to Begin While Experimental Equipment Upgrades ContinueExternal link

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (“Jefferson Lab”) has just received formal approval from DOE to begin initial operations of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) as part of its ongoing $338 million upgrade. Read More »

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