Science Headlines


11.26.13From the Labs

Lingering Clouds, Lasting AnswersExternal link

PNNL study shows why pollution results in larger, deeper and longer lasting storm clouds, leading to colder days and warmer nights. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.25.13From the Labs

What happens at Oak Ridge National Lab and why does it matter?External link

Hear from the scientists themselves in this new video. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.22.13From the Labs

Will 2-D Tin be the Next Super Material?External link

Theorists predict new single-layer material could go beyond graphene, conducting electricity with 100 percent efficiency at room temperature. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.20.13From the Labs

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seeks to Enhance Tiny Engine Performance for MilitaryExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineers are trying to improve efficiency and performance in tiny engines in remote-controlled airplanes that have applications for aerial military surveillance. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.19.13From the Labs

A Superconductor-Surrogate Earns Its StripesExternal link

Berkeley Lab study reveals origins of an exotic phase of matter. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.15.13Press Release

President Obama to Nominate Franklin Orr and Marc Kastner for DOE Leadership Posts

Franklin Orr tapped to serve as Department of Energy’s Under Secretary for Science and Marc Kastner as Director of the Office of Science. Read More »

11.13.13From the Labs

Iowa State, Ames Lab Engineers Develop Real-Time, 3-D Teleconferencing TechnologyExternal link

A pair of Ames Lab and Iowa State researchers have developed 3-D teleconferencing technology that's live, real-time and streaming at 30 frames per second. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.12.13From the Labs

Taking a New Look at Carbon NanotubesExternal link

Two of the biggest challenges in carbon nanotube research have been met with the development by Berkeley Lab researchers of a technique that can be used to identify the structure of an individual carbon nanotube and characterize its electronic and optical properties in a functional device.
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11.08.13From the Labs

MAGIC Takes a BowExternal link

As the Horizon Spirit sailed into port in Los Angeles at the end of September, the U.S. Department of Energy's ARM Climate Research Facility notched another milestone for climate science. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.07.13From the Labs

New Director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute AnnouncedExternal link

The Joint Global Change Research Institute has announced its new director will be Ghassem Asrar, who brings experience to the institute from the World Climate Research Programme, NASA, USDA and academia. Read MoreExternal linkage