Science Headlines

02.23.15FROM THE LABS

Speeding Up the EpochsExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have created a new model that quickly shows if and when minerals form, which could be vital to creating cleaner energy. Read More »

02.20.15FROM THE LABS

Searching for Signs of a Force from the 'Dark Side' in Particle Collisions at RHICExternal link

Data from the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) and other experiments nearly rule out role of 'dark photons' as an explanation for the 'g-2' anomaly. Read More »

02.20.15FROM THE LABS

Semiconductor Works Better When Hitched to GrapheneExternal link

Experiments at SLAC show potential for graphene-based organic electronic devices. Read More »

02.20.15FROM THE LABS

Shape-shifting Groups of Nanorods Release Heat DifferentlyExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have revealed previously unobserved behaviors that show how details of the transfer of heat at the nanoscale cause nanoparticles to change shape in ensembles. Read More »

02.18.15FROM THE LABS

Bigger StepsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers develop algorithm to make simulation of ultrafast processes possible. Read More »

02.18.15FROM THE LABS

Sugar and SpliceExternal link

Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify genes best suited for producing biofuel from poplar trees planted in different environments. Read More »

02.12.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Get First Glimpse of a Chemical Bond Being BornExternal link

Scientists have used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to get the first glimpse of the transition state where two atoms begin to form a weak bond on the way to becoming a molecule. Read More »

02.11.15FROM THE LABS

Smashing Polarized Protons to Uncover Spin and Other SecretsExternal link

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider starts 15th year of nuclear physics operations. Read More »

02.11.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Take First X-ray Portraits of Living Bacteria at the LCLSExternal link

Researchers working at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have captured the first X-ray portraits of living bacteria. This technique could allow the study of viral infections, cell division, and photosynthesis in new detail. Read More »

02.10.15FROM THE LABS

Flipping the SwitchExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are collaborating with industry to develop a high-performance material that nearly doubles the performance of traditional insulators without a high cost premium. Read More »

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