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This rendering shows opposite configurations in the molecular structure of a plant hormone called jasmonic acid (gray and red) that are bound to nanostructures (gold and blue) called MOFs, or metal-organic frameworks. 08.19.16User Facility

A New Way to Display the 3-D Structure of MoleculesExternal link

Metal-organic frameworks provide a new platform for solving the structure of hard-to-study samples. Read MoreExternal linkage

One of the genomes sequenced for this study was of the yeast Scheffersomyces stipitis. 08.16.16User Facility

Expanding the Stable of Workhorse YeastsExternal link

New genome sequences target next generation of yeasts with improved biotech uses. Read MoreExternal linkage

Diagram which shows light falling on the walls triggers formation of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and other “reactive oxygen species” that kill bacteria. 08.15.16From the Labs

SLAC, Stanford Gadget Grabs More Solar Energy to Disinfect Water FasterExternal link

Plopped into water, a tiny device triggers the formation of chemicals that kill microbes in minutes. Read MoreExternal linkage

The chemical phase within the battery evolves as the charging time increases. The cut-away views reveal a change from anisotropic to isotropic phase boundary motion. 08.12.16User Facility

Slicing Through Materials with a New X-ray Imaging TechniqueExternal link

Images reveal battery materials' chemical reactions in five dimensions – 3D space plus time and energy. Read MoreExternal linkage

CFN researchers Gwen Wright and Aaron Stein at the electron beam lithography writer in the CFN cleanroom. 08.08.16User Facility

Smarter Self-Assembly Opens New Pathways for NanotechnologyExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover a way to create billionth-of-a-meter structures that snap together in complex patterns with unprecedented efficiency. Read MoreExternal linkage

SLAC engineer Corey Hardin inspects one of the newly-arrived mirrors in a clean room facility. 08.02.16User Facility

Perfection in Sight: SLAC Receives New Mirrors for X-ray LaserExternal link

SLAC is improving the quality of its X-ray laser beam with new meter-long mirrors, made from an individual silicon crystal artificially grown in a lab and polished to perfection. Read MoreExternal linkage

Lumeras founder Andrew Merriam, left, and SLAC/Stanford Professor Zhi-Xun Shen with a tabletop laser the company developed and installed in a laboratory run by SIMES. 07.21.16From the Labs

SLAC and Stanford Scientists Work with Startup to Get Tabletop Laser Through the ‘Valley of Death’External link

Collaboration turns a novel tabletop laser – one that produces extreme ultraviolet light at unprecedented energies and pulse rates for studies of complex materials – into a commercial product. Read MoreExternal linkage

Announcement for the 2016 Lawrence Awards. 07.18.16Announcement

Nominations for the 2016 E. O. Lawrence Award Are Now Open

The Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award is bestowed by the Secretary of DOE to mid-career scientists and engineers in recognition of exceptional scientific, technical, and/or engineering contributions. Nominations are being accepted through September 30, 2016. Read More »

Announcement for the 2016 Fermi Awards. 07.18.16Announcement

Nominations for the 2016 Enrico Fermi Award Are Now Open

The Enrico Fermi Award recognizes outstanding contributions and achievements that are particularly distinguished and demonstrate scientific, technical, management or policy leadership. Nominations are being accepted through September 30, 2016. Read More »

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey and its Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey has transformed a two-dimensional image of the sky (left panel) into a three-dimensional map spanning distances of billions of light years, shown here from two perspectives (middle and right panels). 07.14.16From the Labs

Dark Energy Measured with Record-Breaking Map of 1.2 Million GalaxiesExternal link

A team of hundreds of physicists and astronomers have announced results from the largest-ever, three-dimensional map of distant galaxies. Read MoreExternal linkage

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