Science Headlines

04.09.15From the Labs

U.S. Department of Energy Awards $200 Million for Next-generation Supercomputer at its Argonne National LaboratoryExternal link

Under Secretary for Science and Energy Orr announces next steps in pursuit of exascale supercomputing to accelerate major scientific discoveries and engineering breakthroughs. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.09.15From the Labs

First NSLS-II X-Ray Images Hint at Science to ComeExternal link

In another “first” at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven National Laboratory, a group working at the Hard X-Ray Nanoprobe has taken the facility's inaugural x-ray images. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.07.15From the Labs

Tracking Down Time MisstepsExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and University of Michigan developed a new technique that targets numerical errors related to time evolution in weather and climate models. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.06.15From the Labs

“Explosive” Atom Movement is New Window into Growing Metal NanostructuresExternal link

Ames Laboratory scientists observed lead atoms unexpectedly moving collectively on a lead-on-silicon surface to explosively form nanostructures, all at low temperatures. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.06.15From the Labs

Accelerating Materials Discovery With World’s Largest Database of Elastic PropertiesExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have published the world’s largest set of data on the complete elastic properties of inorganic compounds, increasing by an order of magnitude the number of compounds for which such data exists. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.06.15From the Labs

U.S. Scientists Celebrate the Restart of the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

More than 1,700 U.S. scientists who work on LHC experiments – including those from Office of Science labs such as Fermilab, Brookhaven, Oak Ridge and Berkeley Lab – are prepared to join thousands of their international colleagues to study the highest-energy particle collisions ever achieved in the laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.03.15From the Labs

Analytical Innovations Bring $10 Million Back to National Laboratory, BattelleExternal link

A suite of analytical innovations used to detect and measure very low levels of compounds and elements for environmental, national security and health applications has topped $10 million in licensing income for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its operator Battelle. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.02.15From the Labs

In the Heat of the Reaction, a Single Atom DeliversExternal link

Not present when the reaction starts or ends, the driving force behind turning poisonous carbon monoxide into a benign form is a single atom that appears in the heat of action, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.02.15From the Labs

Longer DNA Fragments Reveal Rare Species DiversityExternal link

A team including DOE JGI and Berkeley Lab researchers compared two ways of using the next generation Illumina sequencing machines, one of which–TruSeq Synthetic Long-Reads–produced significantly longer reads than the other. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.01.15From the Labs

Study at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Shows Why Skin is Resistant to TearingExternal link

Making good use of the X-ray beams at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source (ALS), the collaboration of researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory made the first direct observations of the micro-scale mechanisms behind the ability of skin to resist tearing. Read MoreExternal linkage

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