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An photo of a laboratory building. 01.11.13From the Labs

Ever Wanted a Look Inside a Lab?External link

Take a virtual tour of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, including its photoelectron spectrometer, its STORM microscope and even its solar array.
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An image of a supernova next to a galaxy. 01.09.13From the Labs

The Farthest Supernova Yet for Measuring Cosmic HistoryExternal link

Berkeley Lab-based Supernova Cosmology Project uses Hubble Space Telescope data to discover the most distant well-measured Type Ia supernova ever found.
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An image of a geyser at Yellowstone National Park.01.07.13Article

Novel Group of Microorganisms Found in Yellowstone Hot Springs

Discovery of a new phylum is key to understanding microbial community structure and function. Read More »

An image of computer simulated molecules. 01.03.13From the Labs

How Computers Push on the Molecules They SimulateExternal link

Berkeley Lab bioscientists and their colleagues decipher a far-reaching problem in computer simulations.
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Three images of actuators shown in a micrograph. 12.18.12From the Labs

Flexing fingers for micro-robotics:External link

Berkeley Lab scientists create a powerful, microscale actuator.
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A map of intensities merged using the CrystFEL software.12.17.12Article

Lights in the Darkness . . . and Hope from the Labs

Research at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory provides new insights into two terrible diseases.

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2013 National Science Bowl12.12.12Article

A Present . . . And A Future

Students are hitting the books – instead of the mall – in preparation for the 2013 National Science Bowl.
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3 CT scan images of ceramic composites 12.10.12From the Labs

Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test:External link

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Real-Time CT-Scan Test Rig For Ceramic Composites at Ultrahigh Temperatures.


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Microscopic image of heat-sensitive microspheres. 12.05.12Article

Preventing Laptop Fires and “Thermal Runaway”

Researchers point to “self-healing” materials as a potential means of improving lithium ion battery safety. Read More »

Two images of silicon atoms12.03.12Article

Lasting Gifts From Carbon Connections

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory open new views of graphene, which may help unlock its potential for a vast range of products.

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