Science Headlines

09.04.15FROM THE LABS

Nailing Down the Jet StreamExternal link

A team of scientists led by PNNL has developed a mathematical framework that provides guidance to how global climate models can more accurately simulate the behavior of the all-important jet stream. Read More »

09.03.15FROM THE LABS

ORNL-Developed Building Efficiency Software Now AvailableExternal link

A set of automated calibration techniques for tuning residential and commercial building energy efficiency software models to match measured data is now available as an open source code. Read More »

09.03.15FROM THE LABS

Please Do Spill the OxygenExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Karl-Franzens University in Austria show how clusters funnel atoms to create oxygen pools that benefit biofuels, fuel cells, and sensors. Read More »

09.02.15USER FACILITY

Global Team Seeks Individual X-ray Portraits of Active Viruses, Bacteria and Cell ComponentsExternal link

A major international collaboration launched by the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is laying the technical groundwork for taking individual, atomic-scale portraits of intact viruses, living bacteria and other microscopic samples using the brightest X-ray light on Earth. Read More »

09.02.15FROM THE LABS

Making Fuel From Light: Argonne Research Sheds Light on Photosynthesis and Creation of Solar FuelExternal link

Recent experiments at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have afforded researchers a greater understanding of how to manipulate photosynthesis, putting humankind one step closer to harvesting “solar fuel,” a clean energy source that could one day help replace coal and natural gas. Read More »

09.02.15FROM THE LABS

Time-Lapse Analysis Offers New Look at How Cells Repair DNA DamageExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a computerized way to measure DNA repair in thousands of human mammary epithelial cells before and after they’re exposed to ionizing radiation. Read More »

09.01.15FROM THE LABS

Gaming Computers Offer Huge, Untapped Energy Savings PotentialExternal link

Berkeley Lab energy analysis finds gaming computers consume $10 billion in electricity per year. Read More »

08.31.15USER FACILITY

NERSC Accelerates Scientific Analysis with SCIDBExternal link

Through SciDB – an open source database system designed to store and analyze extremely large array-structured data – scientists are making better use of the vast flows of information coming in on topics such as astronomy, climate and biology. Read More »

08.31.15FROM THE LABS

Four Brookhaven Lab Projects Selected as R&D 100 Award FinalistsExternal link

Four Brookhaven National Laboratory projects have been selected as finalists for the 2015 R&D 100 awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine. Read More »

08.28.15FROM THE LABS

Two Great Catalysts that Work Great TogetherExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis have discovered that a combination of two simple, inexpensive, metal-free catalysts can approach the efficiency of the platinum catalyst in conventional fuel cells. Read More »

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