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10.07.14FROM THE LABS

Study Reveals 'Bellhops' in Cell Walls Can Double as HormonesExternal link

Using SLAC's Synchrotron, researchers have discovered that some common messenger molecules in human cells double as hormones when bound to a protein that interacts with DNA. Read More »

10.07.14FROM THE LABS

A Quick Look at Electron-Boson CouplingExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers use ultrafast spectroscopy on many body effects. Read More »

Purdue University 10.06.14University Research

Fat Molecules Influence Form and Function of Key Photosynthesis ProteinExternal link

Researchers at Purdue University studied the atomic structure of, and electrical interactions within, the cytochrome bf complex, a protein complex central to the transport of electrons within membranes of a plant cell, a critical step in photosynthesis. Read More »

10.06.14FROM THE LABS

Coding the CracksExternal link

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory use Mira to study stress-corrosion cracking in silicates. Read More »

University California Davis 10.03.14University Research

Making Oxygen Before LifeExternal link

UC Davis graduate student Zhou Lu, working with professors in the Departments of Chemistry and of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has shown that oxygen can be formed in one step by using a high energy vacuum ultraviolet laser to excite carbon dioxide. Read More »

10.03.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Honors Nation’s Top Scientists and InnovatorsExternal link

President Obama today announced a new class of recipients of the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation—our Nation’s highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Included in this new class of recipients was SLAC Director Emeritus Dr. Burton Richter. Read More »

A simulated collision of lead ions, courtesy the ALICE experiment at CERN. 10.03.14FROM THE LABS

A Closer Look at the Perfect FluidExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley Lab and their collaborators have honed a way to probe the quark-gluon plasma, the kind of matter that dominated the universe immediately after the big bang. Read More »

10.03.14FROM THE LABS

Fast and Rigorous: Finding Surface Reflectivity by Looking Up at CloudsExternal link

New method developed at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory efficiently estimates surface reflectivity from incoming sunlight bounced back by clouds. Read More »

Iowa State University 10.02.14University Research

Iowa State Physicists Among Teams Preparing for New Energy Department SupercomputerExternal link

A team of Iowa State University nuclear physicists is preparing to scale up its computer codes for Cori, the next-generation supercomputer being developed by the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. Read More »

Clemson University 10.02.14University Research

Researchers Get $5.25M to Advance Nuclear Technologies in S. CarolinaExternal link

A team of environmental scientists and engineers from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State University will use grant to make a direct positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement of monitoring, remediation and disposal of radioactive contaminants. Read More »

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