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Close up of solar panels with raindrops02.01.12Article

Enhancing the Energy Harvest

EFRC researchers fashion solar cells with greater than 100% "Quantum Efficiency."
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scientific equipment using laser beams 01.31.12Article

America's Next Top Energy Innovator

Review startups' innovations based on inventions and technology developed by the DOE National Labs, and cast your vote for who you think could make the greatest contribution to the country's economic and energy future.
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This image shows over a million luminous galaxies at redshifts indicating times when the universe was between seven and eleven billion years old01.26.12Article

New Mariners and a Massy Map

Researchers at Berkeley Lab make most accurate calculation of the stuff in the universe.
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The protozoan Plasmodium falciparum gliding through a cell in the gut of a mosquito01.24.12Article

A Step Closer to Arresting a Killer

Office of Science research reveals a potential new target against malaria.
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Microcapsules, filled with liquid metal, sit on a gold conductive layer. 01.18.12From the Labs

Battery Heal ThyselfExternal link

Researchers at Argonne National Lab designing batteries that can survive daily damage and accidental assaults.
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Berkeley Lab scientist and 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics winner, Saul Perlmutter 01.09.12Announcement

Watch Live: A Notable Win and a Nobel Webcast

Tune in Friday, January 13th, at 10:00 a.m. to energy.gov for a special presentation by Dr. Saul Perlmutter, a scientist at Berkeley Lab and winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. Read More »

Teams from Fermilab and Berkeley Lab used galaxies from wide-ranging SDSS Stripe 82, a tiny detail of which is shown here, to plot new maps of dark matter based on the largest direct measurements of cosmic shear to date. 01.09.12From the Labs

Clearest Picture Yet of Dark Matter Points the Way to Better Understanding of Dark EnergyExternal link

Scientists at Fermilab and Berkeley Lab build the biggest maps of dark matter yet, using methods that will improve ground-based surveys.
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Electron microscopic tomogram of dividing cells of the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum with chlorosomes rendered in false color. 01.06.12Article

A Step Toward Artificial Photosynthesis

EFRC researchers construct an artificial version of a bacterium's light-absorbing "antenna." Read More »

This image depicts the series of reactions by which water is separated into hydrogen molecules and hydroxide (OH-) ions.12.27.11Article

Breaking Up – And Making Up – Are Hard To Do

But as Office of Science research shows, the results can be electric.
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p53 tumor suppressor 12.21.11Article

Science and Cellular Stresses

Research reveals new insights into tumor suppression.
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