Laboratory News

04.18.18From the Labs

Science Bowl Proves to be a Catalyst for STEM CareersExternal link

Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosts the National Science Bowl®—one of the largest science competitions in the nation. Since 1991, more than 290,000 students have participated in the competition, motivating them to excel in science and mathematics. Some of these students came back to the Lab as science bowl volunteers and shared their enthusiasm about the STEM career paths they had chosen. Read More »

04.12.18From the Labs

Removing the Brakes on Plant Oil ProductionExternal link

Scientists studying plant biochemistry at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered new details about biomolecules that put the brakes on oil production. The findings suggest that disabling these biomolecular brakes could push oil production into high gear—a possible pathway toward generating abundant biofuels and plant-derived bioproducts. Read More »

04.11.18From the Labs

Protein Shape-SiftingExternal link

Rice University team computes protein conformations for paths around autoimmunity. Read More »

04.10.18From the Labs

ADMX Announces Breakthrough in Axion Dark Matter Detection TechnologyExternal link

Scientists at the Axion Dark Matter Experiment have achieved the necessary sensitivity to “hear” the telltale signs of dark matter axions, a technological breakthrough resulting from more than 30 years of research and development. Read More »

04.10.18From the Labs

Neutrino Experiment at Fermilab Delivers an Unprecedented MeasurementExternal link

MiniBooNE scientists demonstrate a new way to probe the nucleus with muon neutrinos. Read More »

04.09.18From the Labs

Superinsulating State Found to Mirror Behavior in Superconducting StateExternal link

For the first time, Argonne scientists and other collaborators observed the mirror-like physics of the superconductor-insulator transition. Read More »

04.09.18From the Labs

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry Announces $1.8 Billion Initiative for New SupercomputersExternal link

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP), potentially worth up to $1.8 billion, for the development of at least two new exascale supercomputers to be deployed at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories in the 2021-2023 timeframe. Read More »

04.06.18From the Labs

Accelerating Scientific Discovery Through Code Optimization on Many-Core ProcessorsExternal link

Brookhaven Lab hosted a hackathon for research and computational scientists, code developers, and computing hardware experts to optimize scientific application codes for high-performance computing. Read More »

03.30.18From the Labs

PPPL-led Research Enhances Performance of Germany’s New Fusion DeviceExternal link

A team of U.S. and German scientists has used a system of large magnetic “trim” coils designed and delivered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) to achieve high performance in the latest round of experiments on the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) stellarator. Read More »

03.30.18From the Labs

Lawrence Livermore to Lead United States-United Kingdom Consortium for Demonstrating Remote Monitoring of Nuclear ReactorsExternal link

Harnessing the unusual characteristics of the elusive subatomic particles known as antineutrinos, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will lead a new international multi-laboratory and university collaboration for nonproliferation research. Read More »

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