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Johns Hopkins University 11.24.14University Research

Carbon Deep Beneath Earth's Surface Offers Clues to History of LifeExternal link

Johns Hopkins University led team also developed new theory about how diamonds form. Read More »

The silvered dome of the Blanco 4-meter telescope which will hold the DECam at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 11.24.14FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Algorithms Help Researchers Understand Dark EnergyExternal link

Code allows researchers to quickly and accurately discover exploding stars, which should provide more insight into dark energy. Read More »


For Important Tumor-Suppressing Protein, Context is KeyExternal link

Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have learned new details about how an important tumor-suppressing protein, called p53, binds to the human genome. Read More »

MIT University 11.21.14University Research

New 2-D Quantum Materials for NanoelectronicsExternal link

MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties. Read More »


Discovery Sheds Light on Nuclear Reactor Fuel Behavior During a Severe EventExternal link

Using the Advanced Photon Source (APS), a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility, a new discovery about the atomic structure of uranium dioxide will help scientists select the best computational model to simulate severe nuclear reactor accidents. Read More »

University of Tennessee Knoxville 11.21.14University Research

UT Advances Understanding of Atomically Thin Crystal GrowthExternal link

Study looked at growing an atomically thin, or two-dimensional, crystal—the epilayer—on top of a substrate. The substrate can be a bulk, or three-dimensional, crystal or another two-dimensional crystal. Read More »


President Obama Bestows National Medal of Science on SLAC Director Emeritus and Nobelist Burton RichterExternal link

Richter was one of 10 distinguished researchers presented with the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the field of science. Read More »


CERN Frees LHC DataExternal link

Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal. Read More »

University California San Diego 11.21.14University Research

SDSC to Start Loading the Nodes for its New “Comet” SupercomputerExternal link

New petascale system slated for launch in early 2015 and will be connected to ESnet (Energy Sciences Network), allowing users to rapidly move data to SDSC for analysis and data sharing and return data to their institutions for local use. Read More »


LHCb Experiment Finds New ParticlesExternal link

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of two new particles, each consisting of three quarks. Read More »

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