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02.11.14FROM THE LABS

Roots to Shoots: Hormone Transport in Plants DecipheredExternal link

Regulating hormone distribution mechanisms in plants could lead to sustainable bioenergy crops with increased growth and reduced needs for fertilizer. Read More »

02.11.14FROM THE LABS

NOvA Experiment Sees First Long-distance NeutrinosExternal link

The NOvA experiment consists of two huge particle detectors placed 500 miles apart, and its job is to explore the properties of an intense beam of ghostly particles called neutrinos. Neutrinos are abundant in nature, but they very rarely interact with other matter. Studying them could yield crucial information about the early moments of the universe. Read More »

Design Engineer Justine Haupt is pictured in front of the cryostat she designed for testing LSST's electro-optic sensor modules. 02.10.14FROM THE LABS

Aim for the Sky!External link

Brookhaven Lab's Justine Haupt helping to build the world's largest digital camera. Read More »

02.10.14PRESS RELEASE

Fourteen Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that 14 teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

02.10.14FROM THE LABS

NREL Scientists Find Key Function for Ferredoxins in Algae Hydrogen ProductionExternal link

Two of six iron-rich proteins shown to have role in algae metabolism; discovery could lead to enhanced hydrogen production. Read More »

Image of the NS1 protein structure. 02.07.14FROM THE LABS

Decoding Dengue and West NileExternal link

Researchers from the University of Michigan and Purdue University use Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source to take steps toward control of growing public health problems. Read More »

02.06.14FROM THE LABS

Crossover Sound: Researchers Find Unambiguous Evidence for Coherent Phonons in SuperlatticesExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists played a prominent role in an experiment in which phonons – the acoustic counterparts of photons – crossed back and forth between waves and particles. Read More »

Two High Resolution Spectrometers are shown with their shield house doors (white) open. 02.06.14FROM THE LABS

Quarks in the Looking GlassExternal link

Researchers at Jefferson Lab probe properties of ‘mirror symmetry’ in quarks and provide a new and much more precise measurement of one of their key properties. Read More »

02.05.14ARTICLE

Ballistic Transport in Graphene Suggests New Type of Electronic DeviceExternal link

Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at room temperature – a property known as ballistic transport. Read More »

02.05.14FROM THE LABS

How a Shape-shifting DNA-repair Machine Fights CancerExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source reveals inner-workings of essential protein found throughout life.
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