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A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.25.13Article

The Award for Best Science Challenge . . . Goes To A Competition Like No Other

Many more schools will head to the D.C. stage as winners of this past weekend’s regional competitions for the National Science Bowl. See the newest finalists, and return for future updates here:

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A photo of a scientists in a lab. 02.22.13PRESS RELEASE

Office of Science Collaborates with Federal Partners to Plan for Comprehensive Public Access to Research ResultsExternal link

Transparency of federally funded scientific research will expand the frontiers of knowledge. Read More »

An image of gasses passing through a green block.02.21.13Article

Sweet Sunbeams and Creative Catalysts

X-ray laser look at photosynthesis in action may open many possibilities.

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A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.19.13Article

A Competition Like No Other Heats Up

Just a few weeks remaining in the National Science Bowl’s regional competitions. See the newest finalists, and return for future updates here:

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An image of a artifical retina.02.14.13PRESS REALEASE

FDA Approves First Bionic Eye for the Blind

Decade of Department of Energy research played a key role in the technology.
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An electron microscope image of a zombie cell.02.13.13Article

Sandia’s Cellular Statuettes in Silica

Lab’s artistic forms may lead to many real-life applications.
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A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.11.13Article

A Competition Like No Other Rolls On

Winners for the fourth week of the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the finalists, and return for future updates here:

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Image of National Science Bowl logo.02.07.13Article

A New Logo for the National Science Bowl

New insignia celebrates a competition like no other. Read More »

An photo of Sidney Drell and President Obama. 02.04.13FROM THE LABS

Obama Honors Sidney Drell with National Medal of ScienceExternal link

SLAC Deputy Director Emeritus Sidney Drell was one of 12 distinguished researchers to receive the National Medal of Science on Friday, Feb. 1, for his work in quantum physics and service as a science adviser on national security and intelligence. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.02.04.13Article

No (Brain)power Outage at a Competition Like No Other

Winners for the third week of the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the finalists, and return for future updates here: Read More »