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Scientist Saul Perlmutter sitting atop a ladder with a large image of the universe in the background10.04.11Article

Saul Perlmutter Wins Nobel Prize

He's expanded our horizons, and opened our eyes. Read More »

Colorized TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy) micrograph of a cell of Geobacter sulfurreducens (orange) with its pili (yellow) stretching out like arms and immobilizing the uranium (black precipitate).10.03.11Article

Appetite for Service

Office of Science-funded researcher shows how bacteria can clean up radioactive waste. Read More »

Fermilab's Tevatron 09.30.11Article

Closing of a Collider . . . and Opening of a New Frontier

Fermilab moves toward new discoveries.
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Jagjit Nanda in shown in the research lab with the controlled environment for the fabrication and assembly of lithium-ion battery cells.09.26.11Article

Creating Bright Ideas for Lasting Innovations

National Labs leading charge on building better batteries.

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Argonne physicist Zheng-Tian Lu and his team Arjun Sharma, Wei Jiang, Kevin Bailey, and Guomin Yang 09.22.11From the Labs

Running Deep, Showing BrightExternal link

Scientists make better aquifer maps through laser light.
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Scientist Susannah Green Tringe of the DOE Joint Genome Institute 09.19.11From the Labs

One of a Top Ten Under 40

Popular Science spotlights Office of Science researcher as one of 2011's "Brilliant 10" young researchers.
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Aligning polymers: An imprint master is pressed into a P3HT thin film heated to 150 degrees Celsius. When the stamp is removed, the film remains imprinted with 100-nanometer-spaced grooves, as seen in the scanning electron micrograph. 09.12.11From the Labs

Plastics Imprinting on PlantsExternal link

Brookhaven researchers improve performance of solar cells.
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Vitrification technology -- immobilizing material in glass09.12.11Article

A Roman Shipwreck and Safe Nuclear Storage

Accidental experiment and lab efforts may lead to essential new insights.
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Aerial view of the Advanced Photon Source 09.08.11Article

A Cellular Cell

Scientists show structure of critical communications protein using bright light at Argonne Laboratory.
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A heavy layer of air pollution, a mix of aerosol particles and vapors, obscures the view over Mexico City. 09.07.11DOE Blog

Our Dusty Atmosphere

Office of Science research shows that small particles may make a big difference.
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