Science Headlines

2014

11.07.14SCIENCE HEADLINES

Discovering the UndiscoveredExternal link

Researchers at the Joint Genome Institute advance new tools to fill the microbial tree of life. Read More »

11.06.14FROM THE LABS

Golden Approach to High-speed DNA ReadingExternal link

Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley create unique graphene nanopores with optical antennas for DNA sequencing. Read More »

11.05.14FROM THE LABS

Mountains and Winds Confound Particle DistributionExternal link

Data gathered by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and their collaborators show that local recirculation patterns, rather than the long-range transport of pollutants, create layers of aerosols above California’s Central Valley. Read More »

11.04.14FROM THE LABS

Physicists Narrow Search for Solution to Proton Spin PuzzleExternal link

New Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) results reveal that gluons make a significant contribution to spin, an important intrinsic particle property; transient sea quarks also play a role. Read More »

11.03.14FROM THE LABS

Mathematical Models Shed New Light on Cancer MutationsExternal link

A team of researchers from Harvard Medical School, using computing resources at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), have demonstrated a mathematical toolkit that can turn cancer-mutation data into multidimensional models to show how specific mutations alter the social networks of proteins in cells. Read More »

10.31.14FROM THE LABS

Iron-based Superconductor Simulations Spin Out New Possibilities on TitanExternal link

Rutgers team develops computational model for predicting superconductivity. Read More »

10.31.14FROM THE LABS

Global Model Comparison Project Finds Large Diversity of Organic Aerosol RepresentationsExternal link

More than 70 researchers from 46 international institutions compared the ability of 31 models to simulate comprehensive physical and chemical characteristics and lifecycle of carbon-containing atmospheric vapor and particles. Read More »

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 »

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