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2019

When nanomaterials are attached to the surface-layer proteins of Caulobacter crescentus, the bacterium is transformed into a platform for creating self-assembling biomaterials. 03.19.19User Facility

Engineering Living ‘Scaffolds’ for Building MaterialsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers take cues from nature to form living materials with unprecedented control and versatility. Read MoreExternal linkage

Passalid beetles work together in family units to defend their log tunnel homes and care for their young into adulthood. 03.15.19User Facility

Nature's Own BiorefineryExternal link

Passalid beetles work together in family units to defend their log tunnel homes and care for their young into adulthood. New Berkeley Lab research has now shown that the beetle’s distinct gut microbiome also helps its young survive. Read MoreExternal linkage

Jim Mather has a rather unusual job. He’s director of the Department of Energy’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement user facility, a laboratory without walls, that gathers never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world, including Alaska’s North Slope. 03.13.19Article

Meet the Director: Jim Mather, ARM User Facility

As the director of the ARM user facility, Mather and his facility make it possible to gather never-before-seen atmospheric data at sites around the world. Read More »

Department of Energy Announces $6 Million for Research on Quantum Information Science for Fusion Energy03.11.19Article

Funding: Department of Energy Announces $6 Million for Research on Quantum Information Science for Fusion Energy

Research to Include Efforts in Quantum Computing, Quantum Sensing, and Novel Quantum Materials Read More »

Inside the DIII-D tokamak experiment. 03.08.19Announcement

Funding: Department of Energy to Provide $30 Million for Fusion Research on International FacilitiesExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $30 million for experimental research on magnetic fusion energy science at international fusion facilities known as tokamaks. Read MoreExternal linkage

Radiation absorbed by aluminum-containing particles (gibbsite) surrounded by a water layer causes the release of hydrogen. Such radiation-induced changes are critical for nuclear waste processing. 03.08.19Article

Taming the Chameleon Element Takes a Dream Team of Experts

An intense, diverse group at the IDREAM Energy Frontier Research Center is providing answers around aluminum and other troublemakers in waste from Cold War-era nuclear arsenal production. Read More »

FY 2019 Phase II Release 2 FOA 03.06.19Announcement

Funding: DOE Announces $100 Million in Small Business Innovation and Technology FundingExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs issued its FY 2019 Phase II Release 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) with approximately $100 million in available funding. Read MoreExternal linkage

Nigel Mouncey, the director of the Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute, guides the facility that hosts nearly 1,900 users a year.03.05.19Article

Meet the Director: Nigel Mouncey, Joint Genome Institute

As the director of the Joint Genome Institute, Mouncey and his facility make it possible for users to explore an array of genetic information. Read More »

Short-range correlations among protons ans neutrons in the nucleus may account for the EMC Effect. 02.22.19From the Labs

Correlated Nucleons May Solve 35-Year-Old MysteryExternal link

Guided by data from new high-precision measurements, physicists develop a universal function that suggests that proton-neutron pairs in the nucleus may be responsible for the EMC Effect. Read MoreExternal linkage

BELLA, the Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator02.21.19Announcement

Funding: Department of Energy to Provide $4 Million for Research on Matter in Extreme Conditions

Research Will Make Use of University and National Laboratory Laser Facilities Read More »

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