Science Headlines

2014

05.15.14FROM THE LABS

CEBAF Beam Goes Over the HumpExternal link

The Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has achieved the final two accelerator commissioning milestones needed for approval to start experimental operations following its first major upgrade. Read More »

05.14.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

University of Houston Physicists Look for Answers to Questions about the UniverseExternal link

Experiments involving neutrinos and leptons may offer answers to fundamental questions. Read More »

05.13.14FROM THE LABS

Cyanobacterial Consortia Shed New Light on Phototrophic Biofilm AssemblyExternal link

Model "microecosystems" used to study producer-consumer interaction networks in microbial mats. Read More »

05.12.14FROM THE LABS

Ames Lab Creates Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Cheaper, Cleaner BiofuelExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has created a faster, cleaner biofuel refining technology that not only combines processes, it uses widely available materials to reduce costs. Read More »

05.09.14FROM THE LABS

Plants' Oil-Desaturating Enzymes Pair Up to Channel MetabolitesExternal link

Study raises possibility of linking up enzymes to tailor pathways for increased production of useful plant products. Read More »

05.08.14FROM THE LABS

Empowering Human Innovation: From EFRC to EntrepreneurshipExternal link

An interview with Cary Hayner from the Center for Electrical Energy Storage. Read More »

05.08.14FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab Develops Nanoscope to Probe Chemistry on the Molecular ScaleExternal link

New technique uses infrared synchrotron light and atomic force microscopy to study batteries, cell membranes, stardust, and other complex systems on the nanoscale. Read More »

05.07.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Find X-rays Can Cause Reversible Resistance ChangesExternal link

In a new study, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory looked at how a material’s electrical resistance changes when it is irradiated with these high-energy X-rays. Read More »

05.07.14PRESS RELEASE

DOE’s Office of Science Selects 35 Scientists to Receive Early Career Research Program Funding.pdf file (22KB)

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science has selected 35 scientists from across the nation – including 17 from DOE’s national laboratories and 18 from U.S. universities – to receive significant funding for research as part of DOE’s Early Career Research Program.

05.06.14FROM THE LABS

Oak Ridge National Lab Paper Examines Clues for Superconductivity in an Iron-based MaterialExternal link

For the first time, scientists have a clearer understanding of how to control the appearance of a superconducting phase in a material, adding crucial fundamental knowledge and perhaps setting the stage for advances in the field of superconductivity. Read More »

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