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Image of a raindrop hitting the ground. 05.04.16From the Labs

A Cleansing Rain Falls; A Soil-Filled Mist ArisesExternal link

Raindrop splash is a surprise source of fine soil particles in the atmosphere. Read MoreExternal linkage

The 2016 National Science Bowl winners.05.03.16Press Release

Students from Maryland and California Win DOE’s 26th National Science Bowl®

Successful Competition Highlights Importance of Investing in Next Generation of Leaders in Science Read More »

Jeff Zira and his teammates celebrate winning the regional competition his junior year at North Hollywood High School.04.29.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Jeff Zira

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

Members of 48 middle school teams from across the country pose for a group photo during the 2014 National Science Bowl competition, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Washington, DC. 04.28.16Announcement

The 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals Have Begun

This weekend, 69 high school teams and 47 middle school teams will be competing in the Finals of the 2016 National Science Bowl®. Keep checking back for updates and results of your favorite teams. Read More »

This computerized rendering shows the layout of the HiRES ultrafast electron diffraction beamline, which is located in the domed Advanced Light Source building at Berkeley Lab. At left (on blue base) is APEX, the electron source for HiRES. 04.27.16User Facility

Seeing Atoms and Molecules in Action with an Electron ‘Eye’External link

Berkeley Lab's HiRES to provide new views of material changes, chemical reactions. Read MoreExternal linkage

Kay Aull, 2003 National Science Bowl® Champion. 04.26.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Kay Aull

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

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