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CinderBio Harnesses Extreme Microbes for Greener IndustryExternal link

Basic biology research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has led to the formation of Cinder Biological, or CinderBio, a startup company producing a new class of enzymes made from microbes that thrive in hot volcanic waters. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.10.15From the Labs

New Electron Microscopy Method Sculpts 3-D Structures at Atomic LevelExternal link

Electron microscopy researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a unique way to build 3-D structures with finely controlled shapes as small as one to two billionths of a meter. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.10.15User Facility

ESnet and NERSC Blaze 400G Production Network PathExternal link

The Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have built a 400 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) super-channel, the first-ever 400G production link to be deployed by a national research and education network. Read MoreExternal linkage

Penn State University 11.10.15University Research

Researchers Design Computational Tool to Prospect Novel Bioconversion PathwaysExternal link

Researchers from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Penn State have developed a two-step workflow to optimize metabolic networks for the production of chemical products and biofuels. Read MoreExternal linkage


Visualizing Single Cell Growth DynamicsExternal link

As part of the Mesoscale to Molecules In-situ Bioimaging project at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), which is sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research, researchers from PNNL and EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, constructed a microfluidic device consisting of separate channels for growing individual hyphae—the long, branching, filamentous units making up fungi. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.09.15From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Unpacks New MicroscopesExternal link

Ames Laboratory is in the process of installing nearly $6 million in microscope equipment at its soon-to-be-opened Sensitive Instrument Facility. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Maryland 11.09.15University Research

UMD Discovery Could Enable Portable Particle AcceleratorsExternal link

A new discovery by physicists at the University of Maryland could hold the key to the construction of inexpensive, broadly useful, and portable particle accelerators in the very near future. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.09.15From the Labs

Pumping Water for Irrigation Likely to Increase Drought Vulnerability in Certain Regions, PNNL Shows Via Modeling ExpertiseExternal link

Regions that depend primarily on irrigation from surface water will be more vulnerable to drought as the impacts of irrigation on water supply are most significant during times with low water flow, according to climate modeling research from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

University California Irvine 11.09.15University Research

UCI-Led Study Offers Model to Predict How Microbiomes May Respond to ChangeExternal link

Scientists studying microbiomes have created a framework for predicting how the composition of these complex microbial communities may respond to changing conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 11.09.15University Research

Pineapple Genome Offers Insight into Photosynthesis in Drought-Tolerant PlantsExternal link

By sequencing its genome, scientists at the University of Illinois are homing in on the genes and genetic pathways that allow the juicy pineapple plant to thrive in water-limited environments. Read MoreExternal linkage

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