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Barbara Jacak Receives 2019 Distinguished Scientist Fellow Award

Barbara Jacak, director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Nuclear Science Division since 2015, has been named a 2019 Distinguished Scientist Fellow by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
16-Oct-2019 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unlocking the Biochemical Treasure Chest Within Microbes

An international team of scientists lead by the Joint Genome Institute has developed a genetic engineering tool that makes producing and analyzing microbial secondary metabolites – the basis for many important agricultural, industrial, and medical...
11-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Science Snapshots - Waste to fuel, moiré superlattices, mining cellphones for energy data

Science Snapshots - Waste to fuel, moiré superlattices, mining cellphones for energy data
10-Oct-2019 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New $100M Innovation Hub to Accelerate R&D for a Secure Water Future

The National Alliance for Water Innovation, which is led by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has been awarded a five-year, $100-million Energy-Water Desalination Hub by DOE (pending appropriations)...
23-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Get a Particle Detector on a Plane

Berkeley Lab is one of five sites around the globe that is building detector panels for an upgrade project that will improve the performance of a particle detector’s inner tracking system – including its resolution to take snapshots of particle...
19-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ESnet a Key Partner on Project to Build Novel Network Research Infrastructure

Berkeley Lab’s ESnet is one of five organizations leading an effort to create a nationwide research infrastructure that will enable the computer science and networking community to develop and test novel architectures that could yield a faster,...
17-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Single Dose for Good Measure: How an Anti-Nuclear-Contamination Pill Could Also Help MRI Patients

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are studying how an anti-radiation-poisoning pill could also help to protect people from the potential toxicity of gadolinium, a critical ingredient in...
12-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Science Snapshots: messenger proteins, new TB drug, artificial photosynthesis

Science Snapshots: messenger proteins, new TB drug, artificial photosynthesis
12-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Tiny Toxins: How Algal Blooms Affect Coastal Systems Through a Complex Web of Interactions

A Q&A with scientist Michelle Newcomer on looking for unexpected causes of harmful algal blooms. Harmful and nuisance algal blooms are thought to have a number of contributing causal factors, including a build-up of nutrients, unusually high water...
28-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT

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Moving Forward on Desalination

A Q&A with scientist Jeff Urban, who explains forward osmosis and how Berkeley Lab is pushing the frontiers of this emerging technology
31-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Experts on Ecosystems Getting Greener in the Arctic

28-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST

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How Drought and Other Extremes Impact Water Pollution

One in 10 Americans depends on the Colorado River for bathing and drinking. Last fall’s record-high temperatures reduced Colorado snowpack in winter 2018 to 66 percent of normal, sparking concern over water shortages downstream and leaving water...
10-Oct-2018 11:30 AM EDT

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