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An photo of a forest. 10.17.13FROM THE LABS

Death of a Spruce Tree, Life of the ForestExternal link

Study of the Black Spruce forest by researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Maryland will improve our understanding of how climate change affects the health of forests. Read More »

Nanofabricated chips of fused silica just 3 millimeters long were used to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional particle accelerator technology. 09.30.13FROM THE LABS

Researchers Demonstrate 'Accelerator on a Chip'External link

Technology could spawn new generations of smaller, less expensive devices for science and medicine. Read More »

Scientists broke new ground in the study of deep earthquakes, a poorly understood phenomenon that occurs where the oceanic lithosphere, driven by tectonics, plunges under continental plates. 09.25.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Push Closer to Understanding Mystery of Deep EarthquakesExternal link

Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source breaks new ground in an extremely high pressure study. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab scientists Radoslav Adzic, Vyacheslov Volcov, Lijun Wu (back), Wei An, Jia Wang, and Dong Su (front) gathered in the control room for a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. 09.23.13FROM THE LABS

New Catalyst Transforms Virtually Untapped Form of Hydrogen Fuel into ElectricityExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles. Read More »

This overlay of mass spectrometry images shows the spatial distribution of three different kind of lipids across a whole mouse cross-section.09.18.13FROM THE LABS

Eye-Opening Possibilities in Imaging

OpenMSI, a powerful visualization tool developed by Berkeley Lab, may show the way to everything from better biofuels to more effective medicines. Read More »

A photo of the CERN-LHC-Atlas-Building. 09.16.13FROM THE LABS

The Hunt for Microscopic Black HolesExternal link

Finding micro black holes at the Office of Science supported Large Hadron Collider would alert scientists to the existence of extra dimensions, which might explain why gravity seems so weak. Read More »

An aerial view of Berkeley Lab. 09.09.13FROM THE LABS

The Science Inside the StructuresExternal link

See how form follows function on this new interactive map of Berkeley Lab. Read More »

Scientists Simon Billinge, Milinda Abeykoon, Emil Bozin, and John Tranquada are making strides toward uncovering the role of 09.04.13FROM THE LABS

New Evidence to Aid Search for Charge 'Stripes' in SuperconductorsExternal link

Findings identify signature that will help scientists investigate and understand materials that carry current with no resistance. Read More »

Composite picture of stars over the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile. 09.03.13FROM THE LABS

Dark Energy Survey Begins Five-Year Mission to Map Southern Sky in Tremendous DetailExternal link

World’s most powerful digital camera will explore the forces shaping the universe. Read More »

A computer generated image of the new Ames Sensitive Instrument Facility. 08.29.13FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory to Build Sensitive Instrument FacilityExternal link

New facility will allow scientists to study materials at the atomic scale and aid in their discovery and design of new ones. Read More »

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