Science Headlines

12.07.15From the Labs

Ames Laboratory-Developed Titanium Powder Processing Gains International Customer BaseExternal link

Scientists at Ames Lab developed a new technology for producing large amounts of titanium powder and granted a license for this technology to produce low-cost, high-volume manufacturing. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.04.15From the Labs

The Truth About MicrodiversityExternal link

PNNL researchers found a surprising diversity among genomes within a microbial community, proving that microdiversity plays an important role. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.03.15User Facility

Brookhaven Lab Climate Scientists Embark on New Efforts to Study Ocean Clouds and Mountain StormsExternal link

ARM's Eastern North Atlantic observation facility on Graciosa Island in the Azores will collect data on the interaction of clouds, aerosols, and precipitation as part of the ACE-ENA field campaign to investigate the impact of aerosols on low-lying marine clouds. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.01.15From the Labs

ORNL Process Could be White Lightning to Electronics IndustryExternal link

A new era of electronics and even quantum devices could be ushered in with the fabrication of a virtually perfect single layer of “white graphene,” according to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.01.15User Facility

Translucent and Tough: Mollusk Shells Inspire New Materials DesignExternal link

MIT researchers working with the Advanced Photon Source x-ray beamline have determined why the Placuna placenta mollusk shell is damage resistant, leading to new designs of transparent, super-tough ceramics for use in electronics, automobiles, armor, and a host of other applications. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.01.15From the Labs

Revamped LHC Goes Heavy MetalExternal link

For the next three weeks physicists at the Large Hadron Collider will cook up the oldest form of matter in the universe by switching their subatomic fodder from protons to lead ions. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.30.15From the Labs

Pollution Changes Clouds' Ice Crystal GenesisExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that when miniscule particles of airborne dust, thought to be a perfect landing site for water vapor, are modified by pollution, they change cloud properties via ice crystal number concentration and ice water content. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.27.15Profile

Postdoc Alesha Harris: Tackling Chemistry from Nanoparticles to NeutrinosExternal link

Although Alesha Harris’ graduate work was in nanoparticles—materials just a billionth of a meter in size—she joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory as an postdoc to work on something she had never heard of before: invisible subatomic particles called neutrinos. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.27.15From the Labs

Can Paris Pledges Avert Severe Climate Change?External link

More than 190 countries are meeting in Paris next week to create a durable framework for addressing climate change and to implement a process to reduce greenhouse gases over time. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.25.15FROM THE LABS

Identifying New Sources of Turbulence in Spherical TokamaksExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have for the first time modeled previously unsuspected sources of turbulence in spherical tokamaks, an alternative design for producing fusion energy. Read MoreExternal linkage

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