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02.05.15From the Labs

Office of Science FY 2016 Budget Request: Biological and Environmental Research (BER).pdf file (24KB)

The Biological and Environmental Research (BER) program advances world-class biological and environmental research programs and scientific user facilities to support DOE’s energy, environment, and basic research missions. Read More »

02.05.15From the Labs

Record Keeping Helps Bacteria’s Immune System Fight InvadersExternal link

Two experiments undertaken at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory provide new insight at the heart of bacterial adaptive defenses in a system called CRISPR, short for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.04.15From the Labs

Office of Science FY 2016 Budget Request: Basic Energy Sciences (BES).pdf file (25KB)

Basic Energy Sciences (BES) supports fundamental research to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the electronic, atomic and molecular levels in order to provide the foundations for new energy technologies and to support DOE missions in energy, environment, and national security. Read More »

02.04.15From the Labs

Rediscovering Spontaneous Light EmissionExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.03.15From the Labs

Office of Science FY 2016 Budget Request: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR).pdf file (25KB)

The Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program seeks to expand our computational and networking capabilities in order to extend the frontiers of science and technology. Read More »

02.03.15From the Labs

5 Ways to Put Tiny Targets in Front of an X-ray LaserExternal link

Scientists at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have assembled an exotic toolbox for experiments that tap into the brightest X-Rays on the planet. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.02.15From the Labs

Cosmic Inflation Remains UndiscoveredExternal link

A previous study claiming the discovery of gravitational waves as cosmic inflation’s fingerprint has most likely been over-interpreted, scientists found in a joint analysis between the Planck and BICEP2 experiments. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.30.15User Facility

Los Alamos Develops New Technique for Growing High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar CellsExternal link

Researchers reveal a new solution-based hot-casting technique that allows growth of highly efficient and reproducible solar cells from large-area perovskite crystals. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.30.15User Facility

Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing Scheduled for August 2-14, 2015External link

Computational scientists now have the opportunity to apply for the upcoming Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), to take place from August 2-14, 2015. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.28.15From the Labs

Nanoscale Mirrored Cavities Amplify, Connect Quantum MemoriesExternal link

The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage