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06.26.18User Facility

Cellular Energy CrisisExternal link

An Arizona State University scientist mines supercomputer simulations of protein dynamics for biological energy-conversion principles. Read More »

06.22.18User Facility

ORNL Researchers Use AI to Improve Mammogram InterpretationExternal link

In an effort to reduce errors in the analyses of diagnostic images by health professionals, a team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has improved understanding of the cognitive processes involved in image interpretation.
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06.22.18User Facility

Steady as She FlowsExternal link

Aiming to boost aircraft safety, speed and fuel efficiency, engineers turn to Argonne’s Mira supercomputer to study supersonic turbulence.
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06.21.18User Facility

Scientists Create Continuously Emitting Microlasers With Nanoparticle-Coated BeadsExternal link

An international team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has found a way to convert nanoparticle-coated microscopic beads into lasers smaller than red blood cells.
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06.20.18User Facility

Scientists Isolate Protein Data from the Tiniest of Caches – Single Human CellsExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, working with counterparts at the University of Rochester Medical Center, have obtained a slew of key information about proteins, the molecular workhorses of all cells, from single human cells for the first time.
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06.20.18User Facility

Berkeley Lab Researchers Use Machine Learning to Search Science DataExternal link

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley are developing innovative machine learning tools to pull contextual information from scientific datasets and automatically generate metadata tags for each file. Scientists can then search these files via a web-based search engine for scientific data, called Science Search, that the Berkeley team is building.
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06.20.18User Facility

Scientists Use Neutrons to Take a Deeper Look at Record Boost in Thermoelectric EfficiencyExternal link

Neutron facilities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are aiding scientists in research to boost the power and efficiency of thermoelectric materials. These performance increases could enable more cost-effective and practical uses for thermoelectrics, with wider industry adoption, to improve fuel economy in vehicles, make power plants more efficient, and advance body heat–powered technologies for watches and smartphones.
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06.19.18User Facility

Fermilab Develops Forefront Accelerator Components for the High-Luminosity LHCExternal link

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on June 15th to celebrate the start of civil engineering work for a major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. When complete, the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) will produce five to seven times more proton-proton collisions than the currently operating LHC, powering new discoveries about our universe.
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06.18.18User Facility

Major Work Starts to Boost the Luminosity of the LHCExternal link

Geneva—The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is officially entering a new stage. On June 15th, a ground-breaking ceremony at CERN celebrates the start of the civil-engineering work for the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC): a new milestone in CERN’s history. By 2026 this major upgrade will have considerably improved the performance of the LHC, by increasing the number of collisions in the large experiments and thus boosting the probability of the discovery of new physics phenomena.
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06.15.18User Facility

Scientists Make the First Molecular Movie of One of Nature’s Most Widely Used Light SensorsExternal link

Scientists have made the first molecular movie of the instant when light hits a sensor that's widely used in nature for probing the environment and harvesting energy from light. Read More »

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