Science Headlines

12.02.13FROM THE LABS

Newly ID’d Protein Provides Target for Antibiotic-Resistant Hospital BacteriumExternal link

Researchers have made inroads into tackling a bacterium that plagues hospitals and is highly resistant to most antibiotics. They determined the 3-D structure and likely function of a new protein in this common bacterium that attacks those with compromised immune systems.
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11.27.13FROM THE LABS

How Scavenging Fungi Became a Plant’s Best Friend

Glomeromycota is an ancient lineage of fungi that has a symbiotic relationship with roots that goes back nearly 420 million years to the earliest plants. More than two thirds of the world’s plants depend on this soil-dwelling symbiotic fungus to survive, including critical agricultural crops such as wheat, cassava, and rice. Read More »

11.26.13FROM THE LABS

Lingering Clouds, Lasting AnswersExternal link

PNNL study shows why pollution results in larger, deeper and longer lasting storm clouds, leading to colder days and warmer nights. Read More »

11.25.13FROM THE LABS

What happens at Oak Ridge National Lab and why does it matter?External link

Hear from the scientists themselves in this new video. Read More »

11.22.13FROM THE LABS

Will 2-D Tin be the Next Super Material?External link

Theorists predict new single-layer material could go beyond graphene, conducting electricity with 100 percent efficiency at room temperature. Read More »

11.20.13FROM THE LABS

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seeks to Enhance Tiny Engine Performance for MilitaryExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineers are trying to improve efficiency and performance in tiny engines in remote-controlled airplanes that have applications for aerial military surveillance. Read More »

11.19.13FROM THE LABS

A Superconductor-Surrogate Earns Its StripesExternal link

Berkeley Lab study reveals origins of an exotic phase of matter. Read More »

11.15.13PRESS RELEASE

President Obama to Nominate Franklin Orr and Marc Kastner for DOE Leadership Posts

Franklin Orr tapped to serve as Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Science and Marc Kastner as Director of the Office of Science. Read More »

11.13.13FROM THE LABS

Iowa State, Ames Lab Engineers Develop Real-Time, 3-D Teleconferencing TechnologyExternal link

A pair of Ames Lab and Iowa State researchers have developed 3-D teleconferencing technology that's live, real-time and streaming at 30 frames per second. Read More »

11.12.13FROM THE LABS

Taking a New Look at Carbon NanotubesExternal link

Two of the biggest challenges in carbon nanotube research have been met with the development by Berkeley Lab researchers of a technique that can be used to identify the structure of an individual carbon nanotube and characterize its electronic and optical properties in a functional device.
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