Science Headlines

08.19.14ARTICLE

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Researchers Working on Smaller, Faster ChipExternal link

Computer chips are getting smaller and faster, but not without some serious scientific research happening high on a hill in Berkeley. Read More »

08.19.14FROM THE LABS

Bionic Liquids from LigninExternal link

New results from the Joint BioEnergy Institute pave the way for closed loop biofuel refineries. Read More »

08.19.14FROM THE LABS

First Indirect Evidence of So-Far Undetected Strange BaryonsExternal link

"Invisible" particles containing at least one strange quark lower the temperature at which other particles "freeze out" from quark-gluon plasma. Read More »

08.18.14FROM THE LABS

Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric PolarizationsExternal link

Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices. Read More »

08.15.14FROM THE LABS

SLAC Secures Role in Energy Frontier Research Center Focused on Next-generation MaterialsExternal link

The Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will play a key role in a research consortium that seeks out new materials for next-generation solar panels, low-energy lighting and other uses. Read More »

08.14.14FROM THE LABS

Jefferson Lab Accelerator Upgrade Completed: Initial Operations Set to Begin While Experimental Equipment Upgrades ContinueExternal link

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (“Jefferson Lab”) has just received formal approval from DOE to begin initial operations of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) as part of its ongoing $338 million upgrade. Read More »

08.13.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Eco-friendly ‘Pre-fab Nanoparticles’ Could Revolutionize Nano ManufacturingExternal link

A team of materials chemists, polymer scientists, device physicists and others at the University of Massachusetts Amherst today report a breakthrough technique for controlling molecular assembly of nanoparticles over multiple length scales that should allow faster, cheaper, more ecologically friendly manufacture of organic photovoltaics and other electronic devices. Read More »

08.12.14FROM THE LABS

NERSC Launches Next-Generation Code Optimization EffortExternal link

NERSC, Intel, Cray team up to prepare users for transition to exascale computing. Read More »

08.11.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Water’s Reaction with Metal Oxides Opens Doors for ResearchersExternal link

In a paper published recently in the journal Nature Communications, Manos Mavrikakis, professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his collaborators report fundamental discoveries about how water reacts with metal oxides. Read More »

08.07.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Rapid Warming of the Atlantic is Source of Recent Pacific Climate TrendsExternal link

UH Mānoa climate scientists have partnered with Australian colleagues to solve a puzzle that has challenged scientists for over a decade. Read More »

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