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05.22.17User Facility

Sequencing of Green Alga Genome Provides Blueprint to Advance Clean Energy and BioproductsExternal link

Plant biologists have sequenced the genome of a particularly promising species of green alga, providing a blueprint for new discoveries in producing sustainable biofuels, antioxidants, and other valuable bioproducts.
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05.18.17User Facility

Scientists Perform First Basic Physics Simulation of Spontaneous Transition of the Edge of Fusion Plasma to Crucial High-Confinement ModeExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have simulated the spontaneous transition of turbulence at the edge of a fusion plasma to the high-confinement mode (H-mode) that sustains fusion reactions.
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05.18.17User Facility

A 'Wearable' Brain Scanner Inspired by Brookhaven TechnologyExternal link

Building on a Brookhaven Lab innovation designed for brain imaging in moving rats, a team in Virginia and West Virginia designs a device for studies of human interaction, dementia, movement disorders, and more.
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05.16.17User Facility

HPC4Mfg Paper Manufacturing Project Yields First ResultsExternal link

Simulations run at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as part of a unique collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and an industry consortium could help U.S. paper manufacturers significantly reduce production costs and increase energy efficiencies.
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05.16.17User Facility

Scientists Demonstrate New Real-Time Technique for Studying Ionic Liquids at Electrode InterfacesExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are determining how the ions of the liquid move and rearrange in response to an applied voltage on electrodes is key to optimizing the performance of ionic liquids for energy storage devices Read More »

05.16.17User Facility

Fields and Flows Fire Up Cosmic AcceleratorsExternal link

A team of researchers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility are conducting thorough investigations of plasma physics to discern the fundamental processes that accelerate particles.
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05.15.17User Facility

In the Air and on the Ground, an Azores Search for Better DataExternal link

A new research campaign to address modeling uncertainties in climate simulations, the Aerosol and Cloud Experiments in Eastern North Atlantic campaign, is an attempt to fill in some observational data gaps by examining key cloud and aerosol processes in a remote marine setting in two 40-day phases—one in June and July 2017 and one in January and February 2018. Read More »

05.12.17User Facility

More Natural Dust in the Air Improves Air Quality in Eastern ChinaExternal link

In computer models together with historical data, a team of researchers from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego found that reduced natural dust transported from the Gobi Desert in central and northern China translates to increased man-made air pollution in highly populated eastern China. Read More »

05.11.17User Facility

Supercomputing Mimics Berkelium Experiments to Validate New FindExternal link

The Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has enabled scientists to explore an unexpected oxidation state in the rare, radioactive element berkelium that was first observed in experiment. Read More »

05.10.17User Facility

Scientists Print Nanoscale Imaging Probe onto Tip of Optical FiberExternal link

Combining speed with incredible precision, a team of researchers has developed a way to print a nanoscale imaging probe onto the tip of a glass fiber as thin as a human hair, accelerating the production of the promising new device from several per month to several per day. Read More »

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