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The Puzzle to Plugging the Worst Natural Gas Release in History


By the time Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) scientists Barry Freifeld and Curt Oldenburg visited the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in December 2015, the SS-25 well blowout had been leaking natural gas into the air...
17-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ESnet’s Science DMZ Design Could Help Transfer, Protect Medical Research Data


As medicine becomes more data-intensive, Berkeley Lab & ESnet's Medical Science DMZ eyed as secure solution for transferring data
16-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards $6.5 Million to Berkeley Lab for Augmenting Structural Biology Research Experience


The NIH has awarded $6.5 million to Berkeley Lab to integrate existing synchrotron structural biology resources to better serve researchers. The grant will establish a center based at the Lab’s Advanced Light Source (ALS) called ALS-ENABLE that...
16-Oct-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Decode the Origin of Universe’s Heavy Elements in the Light From a Neutron Star Merger


On Aug. 17, scientists around the globe were treated to near-simultaneous observations by separate instruments that would ultimately be confirmed as the first measurement of the merger of two neutron stars and its explosive aftermath.
16-Oct-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

International Team Reconstructs Nanoscale Virus Features from Correlations of Scattered X-rays

Berkeley Lab researchers contributed key algorithms which helped scientists achieve a goal first proposed more than 40 years ago – using angular correlations of X-ray snapshots from non-crystalline molecules to determine the 3D structure of...
12-Oct-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Injecting Electrons Jolts 2-D Structure Into New Atomic Pattern


The same electrostatic charge that can make hair stand on end and attach balloons to clothing could be an efficient way to drive atomically thin electronic memory devices of the future, according to a new Berkeley Lab study. Scientists have found a...
9-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tracking the Viral Parasites of Giant Viruses over Time


Viruses exist amidst all bacteria, usually in a 10-fold excess and include virophages which live in giant viruses and use their machinery to replicate and spread. In Nature Communications, a team including DOE JGI researchers reports effectively...
11-Oct-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reimagining Hydrogen: A Small Molecule With Large-Scale Ideas


While hydrogen is often talked about as a pollution-free fuel of the future, especially for use in fuel cell electric vehicles, hydrogen can be used for much more than zero-emission cars. In fact, from enhancing the flexibility of the grid to...
6-Oct-2017 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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