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04.23.13From the Labs

Scientists See Nanoparticles Form Larger Structures in Real TimeExternal link

In a new study performed at the Center for Nanoscale Materials at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, researchers have for the first time seen the self-assembly of nanoparticle chains in situ, that is, in place as it occurs in real-time. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.18.13Press Release

Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contract for Brookhaven National Laboratory

Competition may lead to improved cost efficiencies as well as new and innovative approaches for planning the lab's future. Read More »

04.18.13From the Labs

Underground Experiment Sees Possible Hints of Dark MatterExternal link

The Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment, which is supported by the Office of Science, adds new intrigue to the hunt for dark matter. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.16.13From the Labs

Argonne a Top Place to Work for Postdocs in 2013External link

For the third year in a row, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is one of the 10 best places to work as a postdoctoral researcher, according to The Scientist magazine’s annual survey. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.15.13Press Release

INCITE Program Accepting Proposals for Time on its Leadership-Class Supercomputers

Some of the toughest challenges in science and engineering to be addressed through total awards of more than five billion-core hours. Read More »

04.09.13Press Release

Energy Department Announces Prizes for 2013 National Science Bowl

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the prizes for which middle and high school teams from across the nation will compete at this year’s National Science Bowl, held from April 25 to April 29 in Washington, D.C. Read More »

04.08.13From the Labs

Battery Research at NSLS Aims to Solve Energy Storage ChallengesExternal link

The next big frontier for battery technology is efficient, grid-scale storage. Experiments to exploit the properties of single-use alkaline batteries for large-scale batteries could lead to the next energy revolution and provide safe storage for immense amounts of power. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.04.13Press Release

DOE Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers

Centers will receive $25 million per year for innovative biofuel research. Read More »

04.03.13Press Release

First Data Released from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer

Office of Science-supported mission provides precise measurements of cosmic rays. Read More »

03.29.13From the Labs

Brookhaven Science Associates Names Doon Gibbs Director of Brookhaven National LaboratoryExternal link

The Board of Directors of Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) today named Interim Laboratory Director Doon Gibbs as the next Director of Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective immediately Read MoreExternal linkage