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Researchers examined the spiral “twist-bend” structure (right) formed by boomerang-shaped liquid crystal molecules (left and center) measuring 3 nanometers in length. 04.20.16User Facility

What Screens are Made of: New Twists (and Bends) in LCD ResearchExternal link

X-ray research at Berkeley Lab details exotic structure formed by liquid crystals. Read MoreExternal linkage

Dave Savage (upper right) and the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. 04.19.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of David Savage

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is the second in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Healthy cassava plant. 04.18.16User Facility

Mapping a Path to Improved Cassava ProductionExternal link

Comparative analysis highlights impacts of previous breeding programs on cassava genome. Read MoreExternal linkage

Unique capability enables researchers to identify molecules involved in processes related to biology, environment and energy. 04.14.16From the Labs

Powerful Mass Spectrometer Opens New Vistas for ScientistsExternal link

Unique capability enables researchers to identify molecules involved in processes related to biology, environment and energy. Read MoreExternal linkage

Bacteria and Archaea from extreme environments like the ones that produce the yellow color in Yellowstone's Morning Glory Pool have reshaped our understanding of the tree of life. 04.12.16University Research

Wealth of Unsuspected New Microbes Expands Tree of LifeExternal link

Bacteria and Archaea from extreme environments like the ones that produce the yellow color in Yellowstone's Morning Glory Pool have reshaped our understanding of the tree of life. Read MoreExternal linkage

The research team at a probe station where they used simulated sunlight to characterize electronic devices they'd made using a hybrid nanomaterial. 04.11.16User Facility

Connect the Dots: Harvesting the Power of the SunExternal link

Research demonstrates promise of a new approach for improving solar cells, photocatalysts, light sensors, and other optical devices. Read MoreExternal linkage

This rendering illustrates the excitation of a spin liquid on a honeycomb lattice using neutrons. 04.08.16User Facility

ORNL Neutron ‘Splashes’ Reveal Signature of Exotic ParticlesExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutrons to uncover novel behavior in materials that holds promise for quantum computing. Read MoreExternal linkage

PNNL researcher James Stegen amid his “laboratory” – the shoreline of the Columbia River. 04.07.16User Facility

Microbes Take Center Stage in Workings of 'The River's Liver'External link

Scientists explore climate impact as rivers ebb and flow. Read MoreExternal linkage

Julia Hu (third from left) with her teammates after winning the 2001 DOE National Science Bowl®.04.05.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Julia Hu

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is the first in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Illustration of an electron beam traveling through a niobium cavity – a key component of SLAC’s future LCLS-II X-ray laser. 04.04.16From the Labs

Major Upgrade Will Boost Power of World’s Brightest X-ray LaserExternal link

LCLS-II promises never-before-seen views of nature at work. Read MoreExternal linkage

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