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X-ray crystal structures reveal never-before-seen details of where Mre11 interfaces with Rad50 04.19.11DOE Blog

One "Cool Tool" That's Helping Repair Your DNA

With the arrival of spring, many families are dusting off their tools to make some home improvements. It's worth remembering that nature also has some pretty cool tools as well.
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A team of students 04.15.11Article

National Science Bowl Regional Results Are In! Watch Video Footage from the Competitions

Video clips from the regional science bowls show students' enthusiasm and passion for science.
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Image of the galaxy04.12.11Article

DOE's Office of Science Labs Make Progress in Understanding Dark Energy

Is there a mysterious source of energy driving the expansion of the universe, or is our understanding of gravity incorrect? DOE lab scientists use data from observations and images of the night sky to find out.
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The Ames plasma torch04.05.11Article

The Ames Laboratory

Big things in a small package.
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Dr. Brinkman presenting a certificate and shaking hands with Gerald Boyd04.04.11Article

Saluting the Exceptional Service of Oak Ridge’s Gerald Boyd

The Office of Science salutes Gerald Boyd.
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The new Office of Science website 03.28.11DOE Blog

What Makes Science, Science? Research, Shared Effort ... & A New Office of Science Website

What makes science, science? To find out, click into the new Office of Science (SC) website.
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Map of the US03.28.11Article

Universities and DOE National Laboratories Join Forces to Understand the Nucleus of an Atom

Find out about this collaboration's efforts and accomplishments toward completing a portrait of the nuclear landscape.
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Illustration of Graphene03.25.11Article

Graphene: Amazing Material Found Thanks to Scotch Tape and Persistent Science

What do you get when you combine pencil lead, scotch tape, and persistent science? A Nobel Prize . . . and a new world of potential applications.
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Jewel Adgerson 03.16.11DOE Blog

From Gadgets to Labs: Morgan State Alum Jewel Adgerson

Pacific Northwest National Lab engineer goes from breaking small gadgets to building up students.
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Coherent x-ray speckle pattern 03.11.11DOE Blog

I'll Take Argonne for $200, Alex

Science and innovation are essential to winning the great game of global competition.
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