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2014

Ames Laboratory scientists use ultra-fast laser spectroscopy to 03.04.14FROM THE LABS

Ultra-fast Laser Spectroscopy Lights Way to Understanding New MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the Ames Laboratory are using the technique to “see” small but potentially significant changes to materials in real time. Read More »

Most times, the effects of corrosion are studied with regard to the metal surface.02.26.14ARTICLE

New Perspective on a Corrosive Problem

Supercomputers give Argonne Lab scientists new insight into the critical transition that drives the creation of corrosive conditions. Read More »

A night photo of Fermilab’s Tevatron collider. 02.24.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Complete the Top Quark PuzzleExternal link

Fermilab researchers have finished a portrait of one of the universe’s fundamental particles. Read More »

Duckweed is a relatively simple plant with fronds that float on the surface of the water and roots that extend into the water. In the flask on the left, you can see the dormant phase, turions, that have dropped to the bottom. 02.20.14FROM THE LABS

Duckweed Has Potential As Biofuel Source

Pond-dwelling powerhouse's genome points to its biofuel potential. Read More »

The CMI printer, a LENS MR-7 manufactured by Optomec of Albuquerque, N.M., uses models from computer-aided design software to build layers of metal alloy on a substrate via metal powders that are melted by a laser. 02.14.14FROM THE LABS

Ames Lab, Critical Materials Institute Speed Metals Research with 3D PrinterExternal link

3D Printer Technology will allow scientists to 'speed-read' through materials libraries, finding properties that best suit particular needs. Read More »

Beamline 4.0.2 at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source.02.12.14ARTICLE

Bulkier is Better?

Berkeley Lab and SLAC discover 3D counterpart to graphene with potentially wide-ranging applications. 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 »

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 »

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 »

President Barack Obama meets with 2013 Fermi Award recipients Professor Allen J. Bard, left, and Dr. Andrew Sessler in the Oval Office. 02.04.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Welcomes 2013 Fermi Award Winners to the White House

Drs. Allan J. Bard and Andrew Sessler honored for their exceptional contributions to science and service. Read More »

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