Nano Mag Flux Lines BNL

Color-enhanced image of magnetic flux lines around individual nickel nanodots.  (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

The Office of Science has several vehicles to update the public on the latest scientific outcomes of funded projects. The content is available as In the News articles, In Focus articles, and presentations and testimony.

Featured Articles

Hans Christen directs nanoscale material science research at the Center for Nanophase Material Sciences in east Tennessee. 05.16.17Profile

Meet the Director: Hans Christen

For Hans Christen, director of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences user facility, science is his way of life. Read More »

A new ferroelectric material developed at Berkeley Lab could lead to wireless communications in extreme environments, such as space. 05.11.17From the Labs

Scientists Help Thin-Film Ferroelectrics Go ExtremeExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers create polarization gradient, boost temperature span of ubiquitous material. Read More »

A simulation of the behavior of a zinc oxide nanocrystal when it's excited by ultrafast lasers. 05.08.17User Facility

X-ray Imaging and Computer Modeling Help Map Electric Properties of NanomaterialsExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new approach for studying piezoelectric materials by using ultrafast 3-D X-ray imaging and computer modeling. Read More »

Science Headlines

05.23.17User Facility

Report Sheds New Insights on the Spin Dynamics of a Material Candidate for Low-Power DevicesExternal link

To minimize heat loss and optimize performance for low-power technology, researchers are exploring other ways to process information that could be more energy-efficient. One approach that researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory are exploring involves manipulating the magnetic spin of electrons, a scientific field known as spintronics.
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05.22.17User Facility

Sequencing of Green Alga Genome Provides Blueprint to Advance Clean Energy and BioproductsExternal link

Plant biologists have sequenced the genome of a particularly promising species of green alga, providing a blueprint for new discoveries in producing sustainable biofuels, antioxidants, and other valuable bioproducts.
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05.19.17Press Release

Department of Energy Secretary recognizes Argonne scientists’ work to fight Ebola, cancerExternal link

Two groups of researchers at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory earned special awards from the office of the U.S. Secretary of Energy for addressing the global health challenges of Ebola and cancer.
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Science Highlights

05.01.17Science Highlight

Casting a Wide Net

Designed molecules will provide positive impacts in energy production by selectively removing unwanted ions from complex solutions. Read More »

05.01.17Science Highlight

Finding the Correct Path

A new computational technique greatly simplifies the complex reaction networks common to catalysis and combustion fields. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

New Software Tools Streamline DNA Sequence Design-and-Build Process

These enhanced tools will accelerate gene discovery and characterization, vital for new forms of fuel production. Read More »

Presentations & Testimony


DOE Office of Science Update.pdf file (6.3MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray provides an Office of Science Update at the March 2016 Meeting of the American Physical Society.


FY 2017 President’s Budget Request for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (7.0MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray presents the details of White House FY 2017 budget request.


Statement of Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science, Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development.pdf file (60KB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer discusses the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Office of
Science in the Department of Energy (DOE).

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