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Department of Energy to Provide $24 Million in EPSCoR Grants for Energy-Related Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a funding opportunity for up to $24 million for new grants under the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR).
10-Dec-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Cosmic Ray Tool Repaired in Space

Astronauts are extending the life of the DOE's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer aboard the International Space Station.
10-Dec-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How to Build a 3D Map of the Universe – and Why

In the 1980s, Saul Perlmutter at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and his collaborators realized that they could use data about supernovae to research the history of the universe. They expected to see...
6-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Looking at Atoms in Molecules to Make Cleaner Fuels from Petroleum

CFN staff and users from ExxonMobil have developed a new approach to identifying atoms that are neither carbon nor hydrogen within a specific type of molecule in crude oil.
29-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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3D Printing Improves Tiny Electrodes for Medical Sensors

A new 3D-printing method allows manufacturers to better customize carbon microelectrodes used as biomedical implants. These implants are used to record signals from the brain or nervous system.
27-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Pulsed Electron Beams Provide a Softer Touch for Atomic-Scale Imaging

A team developed a method to apply pulsed-electron beams to image the beam-sensitive material with atomic resolution.
26-Nov-2019 1:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

DOE to Provide $10 Million for New Research into Ecosystem Processes

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a plan to provide $10 million for new observational and experimental studies aimed at improving the accuracy of today’s Earth system models. Research will focus on three separate types of...
15-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Harvesting Energy from Light using Bio-inspired Artificial Cells

Scientists designed and connected two different artificial cells to each other to produce molecules called ATP (adenosine triphosphate).
6-Nov-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Antonino Miceli: Then and Now

Antonino Miceli is the group leader of the Detectors Group in the X-ray Science Division of the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, a senior fellow at the Northwestern Argonne Institute of Science...
6-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST

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The Big Questions: José Rodriguez on Catalysts

The Big Questions series features perspectives from the five recipients of the Department of Energy Office of Science’s 2019 Distinguished Scientists Fellows Award describing their research and what they plan to do with the award. José Rodriguez...
4-Dec-2019 1:40 PM EST

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Feng Wang

Feng Wang is a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of California – Berkeley and a faculty scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
6-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST

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Christiane Jablonowski

Christiane Jablonowski is an associate professor in the Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering at the University of Michigan.
6-Nov-2019 4:50 PM EST

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Meet the Director: Douglas Mans, EMSL

This is a continuing profile series on the directors of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities. These scientists lead a variety of research institutions that provide researchers with the most advanced tools of modern...
6-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST

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Christine M. Thomas

Christine M. Thomas is the Fox Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The Ohio State University and formerly a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Brandeis University.
6-Nov-2019 4:35 PM EST

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Charging Up the Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries

On October 9, the Nobel committee recognized work in developing lithium-ion batteries. These batteries have enabled a huge number of advances, including mobile phones and plug-in electric vehicles. The DOE Office of Science is proud to have...
16-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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The Technological Heavyweight You’ve Probably Never Heard Of: ESnet

Since that first computer more than 30 years ago, ESnet has expanded to connect more than 40 major research institutions at speeds 15,000 times faster than a home network. From acting as an early adopter of protocols that now run the internet to...
1-Oct-2019 10:05 PM EDT

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