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First Particle Tracks Seen in Prototype for International Neutrino Experiment

The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE). DUNE’s scientific mission is...
18-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Machine Learning IDs Markers to Help Predict Alzheimer's

Image classification models trained on brain MRIs of dementia patients could help support early diagnosis for more effective treatment.
17-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


CFN Scientist Spotlight: Dmytro Nykypanchuk Explores How DNA Can Enable the Rational Design of Nanomaterials

Materials scientist Dmytro Nykypanchuk of the Soft and Bio Nanomaterials Group at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) takes advantage of the specificity and programmability of DNA to guide the nanoscale self-assembly of materials whose...
14-Sep-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites


STAR Team Receives Secretary's Achievement Award

The Brookhaven Lab scientists, engineers, and support staff who run the Solenoidal Tracker (STAR) experiment at the Lab’s Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) received one of 17 Achievement Awards presented by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry at...
10-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Writing Code for a More Skilled and Diverse STEM Workforce

This summer, 20 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) undergraduates funded by the National Science Foundation came to Brookhaven Lab for a new three-week workshop to develop their scientific computing skills for solving...
6-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Meet Jasmine Hatcher and Trishelle Copeland-Johnson

When Jasmine Hatcher started community college, she was encouraged by her family to pursue a nursing career. But her mindset quickly changed when her chemistry professor suggested she intern for a research team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s...
31-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Meet David Livoti: Radiofrequency Technician in Collider-Accelerator Department

David Livoti developed a passion for designing and studying the performance of electronics while building devices to measure snowfall amounts as an intern at Brookhaven Lab. One year later, Livoti is helping to maintain acceleration systems for the...
31-Aug-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Brookhaven Lab Physicists Deliver Key Components for ProtoDUNE Detector

Brookhaven National Laboratory shipped state-of-the-art components to a revolutionary particle detector now being assembled at CERN, the European laboratory for particle physics.
29-Aug-2018 7:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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