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Unique capability enables researchers to identify molecules involved in processes related to biology, environment and energy. 04.14.16From the Labs

Powerful Mass Spectrometer Opens New Vistas for ScientistsExternal link

Unique capability enables researchers to identify molecules involved in processes related to biology, environment and energy. Read More »

Iowa State University 04.14.16University Research

Iowa State Physicist Analyzes First Electron Neutrino Data from NOvA ExperimentExternal link

Iowa State physicists are part of the huge NOvA Neutrino Experiment that just published two papers about the first experimental observations of muon neutrinos changing to electron neutrinos. The discovery could offer insight into fundamental neutrino properties such as mass and could help explain the dominance of matter in the universe. Read More »

Washington University in St. Louis 04.14.16University Research

Trap and Neutralize: A New Way to Clean Contaminated GroundwaterExternal link

A team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis have helped discover a new chemical method to immobilize uranium in contaminated groundwater, which could lead to more precise and successful water remediation efforts at former nuclear sites. Read More »

04.13.16From the Labs

New "EA" Biomass Pretreatment Cuts Enzyme Use, Boosts Biofuel ProductionExternal link

Less input, more output. That’s the achievement of a new biomass pretreatment method that could help improve the economics of cellulosic biofuels, the second-generation biofuels made from grasses, wood, and the inedible parts of plants. Read More »

University of California Los Angeles 04.13.16University Research

Major Advance in ‘Synthetic Biochemistry’ Holds Promise for Industrial Products and BiofuelsExternal link

UCLA biochemists have devised a way to convert sugar into a variety of useful chemical compounds without using cells, which could lead to the production of biofuels and new pharmaceuticals. Read More »

04.13.16

DOE Office of Science Update.pdf file (6.3MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray provides an Office of Science Update at the March 2016 Meeting of the American Physical Society. Read More »

04.13.16From the Labs

Critical Materials Institute Gains Ten Industrial and Research AffiliatesExternal link

The Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Laboratory, has gained ten new affiliates to its research program, seeking ways to eliminate and reduce reliance on rare-earth metals and other materials critical to the success of clean energy technologies. Read More »

University California Berkeley 04.12.16University Research

Wealth of Unsuspected New Microbes Expands Tree of LifeExternal link

Researchers have discovered more than 1,000 new types of bacteria and Archaea over the past 15 years lurking in Earth’s nooks and crannies, dramatically rejiggering the tree to account for these microscopic new life forms. Read More »

Bacteria and Archaea from extreme environments like the ones that produce the yellow color in Yellowstone's Morning Glory Pool have reshaped our understanding of the tree of life. 04.12.16University Research

Wealth of Unsuspected New Microbes Expands Tree of LifeExternal link

Bacteria and Archaea from extreme environments like the ones that produce the yellow color in Yellowstone's Morning Glory Pool have reshaped our understanding of the tree of life. Read More »

04.12.16Announcement

Science.gov is Hosting New Interagency Microsites Listing STEM Education and Training Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate StudentsExternal link

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has collaborated with other Federal agencies through the National Science and Technology Council’s Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM) and the Science.gov Alliance to establish two new interagency websites designed to connect undergraduate and graduate students with federally-sponsored education and training opportunities in STEM fields. Read More »

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