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2017

Neutron scattering is a valuable technique for studying cell membranes, but signals from the cell’s other components such as proteins, RNA, DNA and carbohydrates can get in the way. 05.24.17User Facility

Neutrons Provide the First Nanoscale Look at a Living Cell MembraneExternal link

A research team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has performed the first-ever direct nanoscale examination of a living cell membrane. Read MoreExternal linkage

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 MoreExternal linkage

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 MoreExternal linkage

Students from Massachusetts and California win DOE’s 27th National Science Bowl®. 05.02.17Announcement

Students from Massachusetts and California win DOE’s 27th National Science Bowl®External link

Students from Lexington High School in Lexington, Massachusetts and Joaquin Miller Middle School in San Jose, California won the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl® Monday in Washington, D.C. Read MoreExternal linkage

This weekend, 63 high school teams and 48 middle school teams will be competing in Finals of the 2017 National Science Bowl. 04.27.17Announcement

Finals of the 27th National Science Bowl® Begin Today

This weekend, 63 high school teams and 48 middle school teams will be competing in Finals of the 2017 National Science Bowl. Keep checking back for updates and results of your favorite teams. Read More »

Zach Teitler, now an associate professor of math, was on the championship team for Albany High School in the 1993 National Science Bowl®.04.17.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Zach Teitler

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the last profile in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Left to right, in the back: Si Hwang Chin, Peter Chan, Renee Landrum. Front row: coach Penny Sconzo, Susan Born, and Shireen Haque with their 1994 National Science Bowl® trophy.04.10.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Shireen Haque

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the third in a series of four profiles on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Depiction of giant virus acquiring genes from different eukaryotic host cells. 04.06.17User Facility

Discovered: Novel Group of Giant VirusesExternal link

Giant viruses appear to have evolved from smaller viruses (not from cells) based on presence of nearly complete set of translation-related genes. Read MoreExternal linkage

National Science Bowl® Where Are They Now? Profile of Jonathan Kirzner04.03.17Profile

Champions in Science: Profile of Jonathan Kirzner

For the run-up to the 2017 National Science Bowl® Finals April 27 to May 1, this is the second in a series of profiles on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

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