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Brookhaven's Mircea Cotlet Named a Battelle "Inventor of the Year"

The global science and technology organization Battelle recognized materials scientist Mircea Cotlet of Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials for his research in applying self-assembly methods to control the interfaces between...
21-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Integrating Scientific Computing into Science Curricula

With guidance from the Brookhaven National Lab, nearby Adelphi University just added a new minor in scientific computing—the use of computers to solve real-world science problems.
13-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Brookhaven Lab and the Belle II Experiment

The Belle II experiment at Japan’s SuperKEKB particle accelerator started its first physics run in late March. But a key part of the experiment is taking place half a world away, using computing resources and expertise at Brookhaven National...
7-May-2019 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Approach for Solving Protein Structures from Tiny Crystals

Scientists have developed a new approach for solving atomic-scale 3-D protein structures from tiny crystals. The advance will open up this structural biology technique to a wide range of hard-to-crystallize proteins in bacteria, viruses, plants, and...
3-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Plant Cells Eat Their Own ... Membranes and Oil Droplets

Biochemists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered two ways that autophagy, or self-eating, controls the levels of oils in plant cells. The study describes how this cannibalistic-sounding process actually helps plants survive, and...
29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Lens System for Brighter, Sharper Diffraction Images

To design and improve energy storage materials, smart devices, and many more technologies, researchers need to understand their hidden structure and chemistry. Advanced research techniques, such as ultra-fast electron diffraction imaging can reveal...
25-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Building a Printing Press for New Quantum Materials

Scientists at Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials are building a robotic system to accelerate quantum materials discovery.
22-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Catalyst Renders Nerve Agents Harmless

A team of scientists including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory has studied a catalyst that decomposes nerve agents, eliminating their harmful and lethal effects. The research was published...
22-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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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