Science Headlines

10.08.15From the Labs

Neutrons Help Understand Enzymes That Could Produce Improvements in Biomass ProcessingExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using neutron crystallography to understand enzymes and learn how to bioengineer those enzymes for large-scale improvements in the efficiency of biomass processing. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.08.15From the Labs

Way Cheaper Catalyst May Lower Fuel Costs for Hydrogen-Powered CarsExternal link

Sandia National Laboratories researchers seeking to make hydrogen a less expensive fuel for cars have upgraded a catalyst nearly as cheap as dirt — molybdenum disulfide, “molly” for short — to stand in for platinum, a rare element with the moonlike price of $1,500 a gram. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.08.15From the Labs

Newly Discovered ‘Design Rule’ Brings Nature-Inspired Nanostructures One Step CloserExternal link

Computer sims and microscopy research at Berkeley Lab yield first atomic-resolution structure of a peptoid nanosheet. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.15From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab's Links to 2015 Nobel Prize in PhysicsExternal link

Brookhaven scientists contributed to both Nobel-recognized experiments demonstrating that neutrinos change flavors, part of the Lab's legacy of groundbreaking neutrino research. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.15From the Labs

Not Shaken, Not Stirred: New Molecular Modeling Techniques for Catalysis in Unmixed SystemsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed molecular modeling simulations and new theoretical formulations to help understand and optimize catalytic reactions that take place in chemical environments where the reactant “ingredients” for catalysis are not well mixed. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.15From the Labs

DOE Creates New Center for Computational Materials at ArgonneExternal link

The revolution of computational materials design is in the making, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has taken a firm step toward achieving it by creating the Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials (MICCoM) at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.06.15From the Labs

New Argonne Centers Connect Business with Energy Storage and Nanotechnology ResearchExternal link

Argonne National Laboratory has created two new collaborative centers that provide an innovative pathway for business and industry to access Argonne's unparalleled scientific resources to address the nation's energy and national security needs. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.05.15User Facility

Icy Arctic Proves Hot for Climate DataExternal link

In June 2015, the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility launched the ARM Airborne Carbon Measurement V (ARM-ACME V), an aerial campaign focused on capturing data from the sky to better understand warming in the Arctic did a sixteen-week data collection campaign, now scientists are ready to explore their data. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.05.15From the Labs

DOE Announces Funding for New Center for Computational Materials Sciences at Brookhaven LabExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $12 million in funding over the next four years for a new Center for Computational Design of Functional Strongly Correlated Materials and Theoretical Spectroscopy at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Rutgers University. Read MoreExternal linkage


ESnet Releases Open Source Software from MyESnet Portal for Building Online Interactive Network PortalsExternal link

On Monday, October 5th, ESnet will release open source versions of its popular software that enables researchers and educators to monitor and diagram their networks, as well as represent that information in a unified time series. Read MoreExternal linkage