Science Headlines

12.23.13FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Maps Important Drug TargetExternal link

New technology allows faster, more accurate imaging of hard-to-study membrane proteins. Read More »

12.20.13FROM THE LABS

New Energy Research Facility at Brookhaven Lab Awarded LEED Gold Designation for Being 'Green'External link

The Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB) for energy research at Brookhaven Lab was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable design, construction, and operations. Read More »

12.19.13FROM THE LABS

A Role of Sugar Uptake in Breast Cancer RevealedExternal link

Berkeley Lab Researchers show that aerobic glycolysis is a cause of malignancy. Read More »

12.19.13ARTICLE

UA Chemist Leads Supercomputer Effort to Aid Nuclear UnderstandingExternal link

Two of the nation’s fastest supercomputers will aid a research team, led by a University of Alabama computational chemist, in guiding both the development of new nuclear fuels and clean-up efforts from past nuclear fuel and weapon production. Read More »

12.18.13FROM THE LABS

Small Size Enhances Charge Transfer in Quantum DotsExternal link

Single-particle study identifies possible path to improved conversion of sunlight to electricity in photovoltaic devices. Read More »

12.17.13ARTICLE

Meet Higgs Boson Detective Joe Incandela, Profiled on CNNExternal link

Incandela, Senior Spokesperson for CERN’s Compact Muon Solenoid experiment, also led successful physics research at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. Read More »

12.16.13PRESS RELEASE

Deadline of Jan. 10 Nears for University Faculty Interested in Conducting Scientific Research at a National Lab in Summer 2014 to Apply

University and college faculty interested in gaining a unique scientific experience by working collaboratively with researchers at a DOE host laboratory have until Jan. 10, 2014, to apply for the Visiting Faculty Program, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science announced today. Read More »

12.16.13ARTICLE

Harvesting Electricity: Triboelectric Generators Capture Wasted PowerExternal link

Georgia Tech researchers are developing a family of power generators that take advantage of the triboelectric effect to produce small amounts of electricity for portable devices and sensors. Read More »

12.13.13FROM THE LABS

A New Material for Solar Panels Could Make Them Cheaper, More EfficientExternal link

A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring less manufacturing time. Read More »

12.12.13PRESS RELEASE

USDA and DOE Fund 7 Research Projects to Develop Plant Feedstocks for BioenergyExternal link

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Energy (DOE) today announced $8 million in research grants to develop non-food feedstocks that can be used for bioenergy. Read More »

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