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2012

David Pogue standing at Theodore Gray's Periodic Table04.04.12Article

Elemental Objects and Astonishing Possibilities

David Pogue and PBS take us on televised trip Hunting the Elements. Read More »

symmetry magazine 04.03.12From the Labs

See the New Issue of symmetryExternal link


Supercomputers, neutrinos and a search for dark matter that goes deep underground.


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The DNA replication origin recognition complex (ORC) is a six-protein machine with a slightly twisted half-ring structure. Also figured is The Origin DNA Binding Model Based on Cryo-EM 3D Map of ORC-Cdc6-DNA03.28.12Article

In the Beginning…Was the Beaker?

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover new insights into how cells begin to duplicate their DNA.
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Scientist in the lab surrounded by lab equipment03.26.12Article

"Nano-Tweezers" Made of Light

Researchers devise a powerful new method for manipulating nanoscale objects.
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Jaguar supercomputer03.22.12Article

Turning A Jaguar Into A Titan

Upgrade at Oak Ridge is accelerating the pace in the supercomputing race.
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Etsuko Fujita, Jonathan Hull, and James Muckerman03.19.12Article

A Basic – and Slightly Acidic – Solution for Hydrogen Storage

Brookhaven Lab creates a new catalyst with real possibilities in clean energy.
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Image of silicon atoms (orange band) in a graphene sheet (grey hexagons).03.12.12Article

Difference-Making Defects

Atomic antenna created at Oak Ridge might improve the performance of computers and other essential electronics.
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Known for carrying green leaves as they march through tropical forests, leafcutter ants also cultivate underground gardens of fungi and bacteria. 03.05.12From the Labs

Bacteria Tend Leafcutter Ants' GardensExternal link

Microbes turn leaves into nutrients; knowledge could improve biofuel production.
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The silvered dome of the Blanco 4-meter telescope which will hold the DECam at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.03.05.12Article

Dark Energy and Creative Destruction

Fermilab-led effort to expand our understanding of the universe.
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George Chuck and Sarah Hake, at the Plant Gene Expression Center, in a greenhouse, kneeling down, holding switchgrass02.27.12Article

Softening Switchgrass

How a "juvenile" maize gene can help turn prairie grass into fuel. Read More »

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