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01.27.14FROM THE LABS

ORNL Study Advances Quest for Better Superconducting MaterialsExternal link

Nearly 30 years after the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity, many questions remain, but an Oak Ridge National Laboratory team is providing insight that could lead to better superconductors. Read More »

01.27.14PRESS RELEASE

Eleven Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that 11 teams of middle and high school students won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

01.24.14FROM THE LABS

Vehicle Design Innovator Local Motors Signs CRADA with ORNL to Enable the Rapid Design and Manufacturing of Vehicles Through Direct Digital ManufacturingExternal link

PHOENIX — Local Motors, Inc. announces a groundbreaking new partnership with the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Local Motors will work with the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at ORNL to develop and deliver technology to produce the world’s first production 3D printed vehicle. Read More »

01.23.14FROM THE LABS

Greenwald, Starkman and Cane Win Top Communications Award From CASE

Three members of the communications team at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab recognized for outstanding work by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. Read More »

01.22.14PRESS RELEASE

Two Teams Win Regional National Science Bowl Competitions, Secure Spots in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that two teams of students — one middle school and one high school — won their regional competitions for the 2014 National Science Bowl this past weekend and are advancing to the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. Read More »

01.17.14PRESS RELEASE

Welcome to the DarkSide: Project Aims to Find Particles of Dark MatterExternal link

In a laboratory under a mountain 80 miles east of Rome this fall, a Princeton-led international team switched on a new experiment aimed at finding a mysterious substance that makes up a quarter of the universe but has never been seen. Read More »

01.17.14FROM THE LABS

Highly Efficient Broadband Terahertz Radiation from MetamaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have demonstrated broadband terahertz (THz) wave generation using metamaterials. The discovery may help develop noninvasive imaging and sensing, and make possible THz-speed information communication, processing and storage. Read More »

01.16.14FROM THE LABS

Hugging Hemes Help Electrons HopExternal link

Novel biological mechanism relays electrons in proteins in mineral-breathing bacteria important for energy-related research. Read More »

01.15.14FROM THE LABS

Berkeley Lab and Cal State Long Beach Researchers Launch ‘Kelp Watch’ to Determine Extent of Fukushima ContaminationExternal link

Researchers from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have launched “Kelp Watch 2014,” a scientific campaign designed to determine the extent of radioactive contamination of the state’s kelp forest from Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami. Read More »

01.14.14FROM THE LABS

Cobalt Catalysts Allow Researchers to Duplicate the Complicated Steps of PhotosynthesisExternal link

In a new study, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have found a new, more efficient way to link a less expensive synthetic cobalt-containing catalyst to an organic light-sensitive molecule, called a chromophore. Read More »

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