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01.25.13FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Lab Physicist Receives Technological Innovation Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics EngineersExternal link

Expert design of precision detectors for research in physics, medicine, and more.

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01.25.13FROM THE LABS

ORNL research paves way for larger, safer lithium ion batteriesExternal link

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2013 — Looking toward improved batteries for charging electric cars and storing energy from renewable but intermittent solar and wind, scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed the first high-performance, nanostructured solid electrolyte for more energy-dense lithium ion batteries.
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01.24.13FROM THE LABS

New supercomputer coming to EMSL this summer, supplied by Atipa TechnologiesExternal link

Lab expects PNNL-based supercomputer to rank in world's top 20 fastest machines.

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01.23.13FROM THE LABS

Synchrotron Infrared Unveils a Mysterious Microbial CommunityExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists join an international collaboration to understand how archaea and bacteria work together deep in a cold sulfur spring. Read More »

01.22.13FROM THE LABS

Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab, January 26External link

UPTON, NY — On Saturday, January 26, 100 students representing 20 high schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

01.18.13PRESS RELEASE

National Science Bowl Georgia Regional at Newnan High SaturdayExternal link

More than 20 middle school teams are expected to converge on Newnan High School Saturday for the National Science Bowl Georgia Regional Competition. Read More »

01.09.13PRESS RELEASE

DOE’s Wanda Ferrell Receives Society Award for Leadership in Atmospheric ScienceExternal link

Today at the 2013 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wanda Ferrell is receiving the prestigious “Cleveland Abbe Award for Distinguished Service to Atmospheric Sciences.” Read More »

01.08.13FROM THE LABS

New Path to More Efficient Organic Solar Cells Uncovered at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light SourceExternal link

Working at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS), an international team of scientists found that for highly efficient polymer/organic solar cells, size matters. Read More »

01.07.13FROM THE LABS

Aerodynamic levitator allows samples to "float on air"External link

Method enables in situ structure studies on liquids as they transform into glass. Read More »

12.13.12FROM THE LABS

Bubble study could improve industrial splash controlExternal link

For the first time, scientists witnessed the details of the full, ultrafast process of liquid droplets evolving into a bubble when they strike a surface. Their research determined that surface wetness affects the bubble's fate.
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