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Meet Liguo Wang, Scientific Operations Director of LBMS

This spring, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory will open its new cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) center, the Laboratory for BioMolecular Structure (LBMS). A state-of-the-art research center for life sciences...
22-Jan-2020 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Transformative 'Green' Accelerator Achieves World's First 8-pass Full Energy Recovery

Scientists from Cornell University and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) have successfully demonstrated the world's first capture and reuse of energy in a multi-turn particle accelerator, where electrons are accelerated and decelerated in...
21-Jan-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Nano-objects of Desire: Assembling Ordered Nanostructures in 3-D

A new DNA-programmable nanofabrication platform organizes inorganic or biological nanocomponents in the same prescribed ways.
10-Jan-2020 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Department of Energy Selects Site for Electron-Ion Collider

UPTON, NY— Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) named Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island in New York as the site for building an Electron-Ion Collider (EIC), a one-of-a-kind nuclear physics research facility. This...
10-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Top-10 Science and Technology Achievements of 2019

In 2019, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory dove deeper into proton spin, took a leap in quantum communication, and uncovered new details of plant biochemistry, battery cathodes, catalysts,...
7-Jan-2020 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Electron Pulser for Ultrafast Electron Microscopy Wins 2019 R&D 100 Award

Brookhaven and its collaborators developed a laser-free device for probing fast atomic-scale processes in energy and bio materials.
20-Dec-2019 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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LI High School Students Solve Protein Structures at Brookhaven's Light Source

Students from Long Island, New York, high schools have collaborated across districts to decipher the atomic-level structures of two proteins involved in a variety of diseases. The students used very bright x-rays at the National Synchrotron Light...
18-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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20th Year of Particle Smashups Underway at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

The 20th year of particle collisions is underway at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science user facility for nuclear physics research at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The particle smashups will...
16-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Allison McComiskey: An Observer of the Natural World

McComiskey is chair of Brookhaven’s Environmental and Climate Sciences Department.
21-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Esther Tsai Brings Expertise in X-ray Imaging

In addition to conducting her own research, Esther Tsai—a staff member in the CFN Electronic Nanomaterials Group—provides user support at two x-ray scattering beamlines that the CFN operates in partnership with NSLS-II.
24-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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CFN Staff Spotlight: Priscilla Antunez Guides Partnerships that Advance Nanoscience to Impact Society

Priscilla Antunes, the new assistant director for strategic partnerships at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), is helping scientists establish partnerships with universities, other research labs, and industry to increase the...
6-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

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Brookhaven Lab Construction Technology Poised for Commercialization

Long Island start-up company SulfCrete, Inc. has been exploring commercialization of sulfur polymer, a unique and affordable construction material developed at Brookhaven National Lab that has a very small carbon footprint compared to the existing...
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry, and government researchers.

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Established in 1947 on Long Island, Upton, New York, Brookhaven is a multi-program national laboratory operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. Seven Nobel Prizes have been awarded for discoveries made at the Lab.

Brookhaven has a staff of approximately 3,000 scientists, engineers, technicians, and support staff, and hosts more than 4,000 guest researchers annually.


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