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The research team at a probe station where they used simulated sunlight to characterize electronic devices they'd made using a hybrid nanomaterial. 04.11.16User Facility

Connect the Dots: Harvesting the Power of the SunExternal link

Research demonstrates promise of a new approach for improving solar cells, photocatalysts, light sensors, and other optical devices. Read MoreExternal linkage

This rendering illustrates the excitation of a spin liquid on a honeycomb lattice using neutrons. 04.08.16User Facility

ORNL Neutron ‘Splashes’ Reveal Signature of Exotic ParticlesExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutrons to uncover novel behavior in materials that holds promise for quantum computing. Read MoreExternal linkage

PNNL researcher James Stegen amid his “laboratory” – the shoreline of the Columbia River. 04.07.16User Facility

Microbes Take Center Stage in Workings of 'The River's Liver'External link

Scientists explore climate impact as rivers ebb and flow. Read MoreExternal linkage

Julia Hu (third from left) with her teammates after winning the 2001 DOE National Science Bowl®.04.05.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Julia Hu

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is the first in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Illustration of an electron beam traveling through a niobium cavity – a key component of SLAC’s future LCLS-II X-ray laser. 04.04.16From the Labs

Major Upgrade Will Boost Power of World’s Brightest X-ray LaserExternal link

LCLS-II promises never-before-seen views of nature at work. Read MoreExternal linkage

Flexible double-helix DNA segments connected to gold nanoparticles are revealed from the 3-D density maps (purple and yellow) reconstructed from individual samples. 03.30.16User Facility

Revealing the Fluctuations of Flexible DNA in 3-DExternal link

First-of-their-kind images by Berkeley Lab-led research team could aid in use of DNA to build nanoscale devices. Read MoreExternal linkage

RHIC physicists used collisions of protons with their spins aligned transverse (perpendicular) to their direction of motion (left) with an unpolarized proton beam (right) to search for the effects of the interaction between 03.28.16User Facility

A View of the Colorful Microcosm Within a ProtonExternal link

Probing the "color" interactions among quarks tests a theoretical concept of nature's strongest force to pave a way toward mapping protons' 3D internal structure. Read MoreExternal linkage

Cloud droplets form when the amount of water vapor reaches a threshold value. Larger cloud droplets form when organic molecules (in red) are present on the surface instead of dissolving in the interior, or bulk, of the droplet. 03.24.16From the Labs

Scientists Part the Clouds on How Droplets FormExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers find new mechanism to explain the birth of cloud droplets, could influence climate models. Read MoreExternal linkage

(L), GLBRC researcher and UW–Madison associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, Jennifer Reed, in her office on the UW campus, and (R) working with a team member in her lab. 03.23.16Profile

PECASE Award-Winning Engineer Jennifer Reed Models Metabolism for BiofuelsExternal link

In her lab at UW–Madison, Reed focuses on controlling thousands of reactions inside a cell by changing the genes that help produce a specific chemical. Read MoreExternal linkage

Equal parts lignin and synthetic nitrile rubber are heated, mixed and extruded to yield a superior thermoplastic for cars and other consumer products. 03.22.16User Facility

ORNL Researchers Invent Tougher Plastic With 50 Percent Renewable ContentExternal link

New results may bring cleaner, cheaper raw materials to diverse manufacturers. Read MoreExternal linkage

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