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NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing) Hopper supercomputer cluster at the OSF (Oakland Scientific Facility). Cray ECOphlex water-cooled supercomputers.05.04.12Article

Turning a Negative into a Positive

IceCube Collaboration searches for new answers at the frozen ends of the Earth. Read More »

Scientist R. Morris Bullock standing in a laboratory with lab equipment in the background.04.26.12Article

Mimicking Nature Backwards and Forwards

Using biology as their blueprint, EFRC researchers devise a reversible reaction for hydrogen energy storage. Read More »

Front of the National 4-H Youth Conference Center with a US Department of Energy National Science Bowl banner 04.24.12Article

Lightning Speed and Science Savvy

This weekend, 113 finalist teams from across the country will converge at the 4-H Convention Center in Chevy Chase, MD to earn the chance to compete for the National Science Bowl Championship next Monday. Read More »

Two scientists looking at a large monitor in the accelerator control room at Jefferson Lab 04.24.12From the Labs

The Power of Particle Accelerators

Experts at Jefferson Lab show how they are powering-up accelerators, and opening new possibilities for everyone. Read More »

Cascading diamonds04.16.12Article

Springtime and Sparkling Films

Diamond deposition technique invented at Argonne Lab could improve the performance of electronic devices. Read More »

Two scientists in the lab looking at computer monitors04.09.12Article

Your Density Isn't Your Destiny

Researchers at Berkeley Lab discover new evidence of how good cholesterol goes bad, which may show ways to reduce the risk of heart disease.

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David Pogue standing at Theodore Gray's Periodic Table04.04.12Article

Elemental Objects and Astonishing Possibilities

David Pogue and PBS take us on televised trip Hunting the Elements. Read More »

symmetry magazine 04.03.12From the Labs

See the New Issue of symmetryExternal link

Supercomputers, neutrinos and a search for dark matter that goes deep underground.

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The DNA replication origin recognition complex (ORC) is a six-protein machine with a slightly twisted half-ring structure. Also figured is The Origin DNA Binding Model Based on Cryo-EM 3D Map of ORC-Cdc6-DNA03.28.12Article

In the Beginning…Was the Beaker?

Brookhaven Lab scientists discover new insights into how cells begin to duplicate their DNA.
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Scientist in the lab surrounded by lab equipment03.26.12Article

"Nano-Tweezers" Made of Light

Researchers devise a powerful new method for manipulating nanoscale objects.
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