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Reconstructed cerebrovascular network of the mouse brain using synchrotron microtomography. 09.12.17User Facility

Big Data Boost for Brain ResearchExternal link

Researchers are using Argonne National Lab's vast arsenal of innovative technologies to map the intricacies of brain function at the deepest levels, and describing them in greater detail than ever before through advanced data analysis techniques. Read MoreExternal linkage

KIPAC scientists have for the first time used artificial neural networks to analyze complex distortions in spacetime, called gravitational lenses. 09.01.17From the Labs

Artificial Intelligence Analyzes Gravitational Lenses 10 Million Times FasterExternal link

SLAC and Stanford researchers demonstrate that brain-mimicking ‘neural networks’ can revolutionize the way astrophysicists analyze their most complex data, including extreme distortions in spacetime that are crucial for our understanding of the universe. Read MoreExternal linkage

Scanning tunneling microscopy image shows a variable-width graphene nanoribbon. Atoms are visible as individual “bumps.”08.30.17Article

Controlling Traffic on the Electron Highway: Researching Graphene

Graphene may revolutionize electronics. But first, researchers need to get its electrons under control. Read More »

From left: Kaiyuan Yao, Nick Borys, and P. James Schuck, seen here at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry, measured a property in a 2-D material that could help realize new applications 08.29.17User Facility

New Results Reveal High Tunability of 2-D MaterialExternal link

Berkeley Lab-led team also provides most precise band gap measurement yet for hotly studied monolayer moly sulfide. Read MoreExternal linkage

Scientists used Titan to model a supernova explosion from the collapsing core of a super-giant star. 08.16.17Article

Launching a Supercomputer: How to Set Up Some of the World’s Fastest Computers

To solve some of the world’s biggest scientific problems, you need some of the world’s biggest computers. The teams at the Department of Energy’s user facilities get these powerful supercomputers up and running. Read More »

Chuck Black is the director of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. 08.08.17Profile

Meet the Director: Chuck Black

Charles (Chuck) Black, the director of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, runs his facility with staff and scientists who embrace the mission of advancing the science of nanomaterials to impact society. Read More »

This image of the NGC 1398 galaxy was taken with the Dark Energy Camera. 08.04.17From the Labs

Dark Energy Survey Reveals Most Accurate Measurement of Dark Matter Structure in the UniverseExternal link

New result rivals precision of cosmic microwave background measurements, supports view that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos. Read MoreExternal linkage

Telltale signs of a lambda hyperon (Λ) decaying into a proton (p) and a pion (π-) as tracked by the Time Projection Chamber of the STAR detector. 08.02.17User Facility

'Perfect Liquid' Quark-Gluon Plasma is the Most Vortical FluidExternal link

Swirling soup of matter's fundamental building blocks spins ten billion trillion times faster than the most powerful tornado, setting new record for "vorticity." Read MoreExternal linkage

Scientists from DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory discovered a family of synthetic polymers that self-assemble into nanotubes with consistent diameters. 07.12.17Article

No Assembly Required: Nanoparticles that Put Themselves Together

Using self-assembly, scientists are coaxing tiny particles into making new, customized materials. Read More »

Samples from this Ancient Roman pier, Portus Cosanus in Orbetello, Italy, were studied with X-rays at Berkeley Lab. 07.05.17User Facility

New Studies of Ancient Concrete Could Teach Us to Do as the Romans DidExternal link

Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley experiments show how natural chemistry strengthened ancient concrete. Read MoreExternal linkage

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