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Science Begins at Brookhaven Lab's New Cryo-EM Research Facility

On January 8, 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory welcomed the first virtually visiting researchers to the Laboratory for BioMolecular Structure (LBMS), a new cryo-electron microscopy facility.
14-Jan-2021 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Intern Caroline Sears Analyzes Nuclear Fission Yields

The Smith College undergraduate is analyzing data relevant to nuclear reactor science.
8-Jan-2021 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven Lab's Top-10 Stories of 2020

With all the remarkable changes and challenges that took place in 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory had a banner year in science.
6-Jan-2021 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Students Identify Starting Points for Potential COVID-19 Inhibitors

Two students working under the mentorship of Desigan Kumaran, a structural biologist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, have helped to identify molecules that could potentially lead to new antiviral drugs for...
28-Dec-2020 8:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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In Memoriam: Jack Steinberger, 99

Jack Steinberger, who with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz was awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in physics for their 1962 discovery of the muon neutrino, died on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at his home in Geneva. He was 99.
22-Dec-2020 9:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Nikhil Tiwale: Practicing the Art of Nanofabrication

Applying his passions for science and art, Nikhil Tiwale—a postdoc at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials—is fabricating new microelectronics components.
21-Dec-2020 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Driving Water Splitting to Create Chemical Fuels

Scientists improved the performance of bismuth vanadate, an electrode material for converting solar energy to hydrogen—an energy-dense and clean-burning fuel.
7-Dec-2020 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Brookhaven's Kevin Yager Named Oppenheimer Leadership Fellow

Yager, a group leader at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, is exploring challenges and opportunities for the U.S. Department of Energy.
30-Nov-2020 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Automating 2-D Material Exfoliation with Suji Park

Park, a staff researcher at Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials, is designing and building an automated system to generate high-quality ultrathin "flakes," which can be stacked into layered structures that are essentially new...
16-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

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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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