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An picture of a scientist holding a flask.04.24.13From the Labs

New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

Top Office of Science researchers are tackling America's major energy challenges. Read More »

An image of hands holding a globe.04.22.13Article

Science in Service

An Earth Day look at sustainability efforts of our national labs. Read More »

A group of students on a stage.04.22.13Article

March Madness, But With A Mission

Upcoming Science Bowl Finals will show that it truly is a competition like no other. Read More »

A photo of a satellite orbiting earth.04.15.13Article

Dark Matter and Discovery

Office of Science supported experiment captures potential signals from potent particles. Read More »

An image of a group of people standing infront of a building. 04.12.13From the Labs

Doors Open at New Interdisciplinary Science Building for Energy Research at Brookhaven LabExternal link

On April 11, 2013, the doors were opened at the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB), a new world-class research facility at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory where scientists will work to drive breakthrough solutions to the nation's energy challenges. Read MoreExternal linkage

An image of a laser pulse through a magnetic structure. 04.08.13From the Labs

Quantum Tricks Drive Magnetic Switching Into the Fast LaneExternal link

All-optical switching promises terahertz-speed hard drive and RAM memory. Read MoreExternal linkage

An image of silicon atoms on graphene sheet 04.03.13From the Labs

ORNL Microscopy Uncovers "Dancing" Silicon Atoms in GrapheneExternal link

Jumping silicon atoms are the stars of an atomic scale ballet featured in a new study from the Office of Science's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.04.01.13Article

The Final Tickets Have Been Punched . . . For a Competition Like No Other

Regional competitions for the National Science Bowl have concluded. See the finalists, and return for future updates here. Read More »

An image of a scientist working. 03.27.13From the Labs

Accelerating Particles Accelerates Science — With Big Benefits for SocietyExternal link

Tackling the most challenging problems in accelerator science attracts the world's best and brightest to Brookhaven Lab. It's only natural that ideas and techniques born here take root in new research facilities around the world — and spark a host of spin-off applications for industry, medicine, national security, and more. Read MoreExternal linkage

An image of methylmercury03.25.13Article

Microbes, Mercury, and Risk

Oak Ridge researchers unlock a genetic key to mercury contamination of the food chain. Read More »