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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 »

An aerial view of Berkeley Lab. 09.09.13FROM THE LABS

The Science Inside the StructuresExternal link

See how form follows function on this new interactive map of Berkeley Lab. Read More »

Scientists Simon Billinge, Milinda Abeykoon, Emil Bozin, and John Tranquada are making strides toward uncovering the role of 09.04.13FROM THE LABS

New Evidence to Aid Search for Charge 'Stripes' in SuperconductorsExternal link

Findings identify signature that will help scientists investigate and understand materials that carry current with no resistance. Read More »

Composite picture of stars over the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 09.03.13FROM THE LABS

Dark Energy Survey Begins Five-Year Mission to Map Southern Sky in Tremendous DetailExternal link

World’s most powerful digital camera will explore the forces shaping the universe. Read More »

A computer generated image of the new Ames Sensitive Instrument Facility. 08.29.13FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory to Build Sensitive Instrument FacilityExternal link

New facility will allow scientists to study materials at the atomic scale and aid in their discovery and design of new ones. Read More »

Artistic rendition of liquid-liquid separation in a supersaturated calcium carbonate solution. 08.26.13FROM THE LABS

Computer Simulations Indicate Calcium Carbonate Has a Dense Liquid PhaseExternal link

Berkeley Lab research could help scientists predict how carbon is stored underground. Read More »

Delia Milliron, Guillermo Garcia, and Anna Llordés created a new electrochromic material that can dynamically control transmission of both visible light and near-infrared light, enabling a new generation of smart windows. 08.14.13FROM THE LABS

Raising the IQ of Smart WindowsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers create new window coating which could lead to increased comfort and significant savings. Read More »

The National Library of Energy logo.08.12.13PRESS RELEASE

Introducing the National Library of Energy Beta

A new search engine facilitating access to DOE information. Read More »

The magnetite experiment was conducted at the Soft X-ray Materials Science (SXR) experimental station at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's Linac Coherent Light Source X-ray laser.08.07.13FROM THE LABS

The Science of the Speedy Switch

Research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory may show the way to computers that break the silicon speed limit. Read More »