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A dozen Brookhaven employees were part of the group that raised the first four walls on a home for veteran Kimberly Gilbreath and her teenage daughter Ryan.10.29.13FROM THE LABS

Good Scientists Make Good Neighbors

Office of Science Labs help their communities recover and rebuild after Superstorm Sandy. Read More »

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory hosted a competition this summer where graduate students designed two mobile apps to fight the threats of food-related illnesses and influenza. 10.28.13FROM THE LABS

Killer Apps That Could Keep You HealthyExternal link

Student-developed mobile apps help keep you from getting sick. Read More »

This artist’s rendering illustrates the full site installation, including a new aerosol observing system (far left) and a precipitation radar (far right, with 20-ft tower).10.23.13FROM THE LABS

Forewarned and Fore-ARM-ed Against Climate Changes and Challenges

Two new observation stations – in Alaska and the Azores – should reduce uncertainties and improve global climate models. Read More »

2014 National Science Bowl Logo10.21.13PRESS RELEASE

Registration Now Open for Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl

A competition like no other begins again for high school and middle school students from all across the country.
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An photo of a forest. 10.17.13FROM THE LABS

Death of a Spruce Tree, Life of the ForestExternal link

Study of the Black Spruce forest by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland will improve our understanding of how climate change affects the health of forests. Read More »

Nanofabricated chips of fused silica just 3 millimeters long were used to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional particle accelerator technology. 09.30.13FROM THE LABS

Researchers Demonstrate 'Accelerator on a Chip'External link

Technology could spawn new generations of smaller, less expensive devices for science and medicine. Read More »

Scientists broke new ground in the study of deep earthquakes, a poorly understood phenomenon that occurs where the oceanic lithosphere, driven by tectonics, plunges under continental plates. 09.25.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Push Closer to Understanding Mystery of Deep EarthquakesExternal link

Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source breaks new ground in an extremely high pressure study. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab scientists Radoslav Adzic, Vyacheslov Volcov, Lijun Wu (back), Wei An, Jia Wang, and Dong Su (front) gathered in the control room for a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. 09.23.13FROM THE LABS

New Catalyst Transforms Virtually Untapped Form of Hydrogen Fuel into ElectricityExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles. Read More »

This overlay of mass spectrometry images shows the spatial distribution of three different kind of lipids across a whole mouse cross-section.09.18.13FROM THE LABS

Eye-Opening Possibilities in Imaging

OpenMSI, a powerful visualization tool developed by Berkeley Lab, may show the way to everything from better biofuels to more effective medicines. Read More »

A photo of the CERN-LHC-Atlas-Building. 09.16.13FROM THE LABS

The Hunt for Microscopic Black HolesExternal link

Finding micro black holes at the Office of Science supported Large Hadron Collider would alert scientists to the existence of extra dimensions, which might explain why gravity seems so weak. Read More »

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