Science Headlines

2014

10.30.14FROM THE LABS

ORNL Technology Transfer Continues Strong Upward TrendExternal link

New methods are improving connections between private businesses and technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, with 101 licenses and options executed during the last three years. Read More »

10.30.14FROM THE LABS

Self-Assembly of Layered MembranesExternal link

Scientists from Northwestern University working at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source (APS) used self-assembly under controlled conditions to create a membrane consisting of layers with distinctly different structures. Read More »

10.29.14FROM THE LABS

New Lab Startup Afingen Uses Precision Method to Enhance PlantsExternal link

Berkeley Lab breakthrough can lead to cheaper biofuels, improved crops, and new products from plants. Read More »

10.29.14FROM THE LABS

Creating the Coldest Cubic Meter in the UniverseExternal link

A forthcoming neutrino detector will require temperatures approaching absolute zero. Read More »

10.28.14FROM THE LABS

Fast Company: Cascade Supercomputer Joins Environmental Molecular Sciences LaboratoryExternal link

Newest supercomputer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is expected to accelerate advances in biology, climate and chemistry. Read More »

10.27.14FROM THE LABS

Tracking Heat-Driven Decay in Leading Electric Vehicle BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab reveal reveal the atomic-scale structural and electronic degradations that plague some rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and make them vulnerable during high-temperature operations. Read More »

10.24.14FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Molecular Structure of Water at Gold ElectrodesExternal link

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have observed the molecular structure of liquid water at a gold surface under different charging conditions. Read More »

10.23.14FROM THE LABS

National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves 'First Light'External link

The National Synchrotron Light Source II detects its first photons, beginning a new phase of the facility's operations. Scientific experiments at NSLS-II are expected to begin before the end of the year. Read More »

10.22.14FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Lab Launches Computational Science InitiativeExternal link

Leveraging computational science expertise and investments across the laboratory to tackle "big data" challenges. Read More »

10.21.14FROM THE LABS

Super Stable Garnet Ceramics May Be Ideal For High-Energy Lithium BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs. Read More »

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