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Register to Join a Special April 16 Media Tour of a Telescope Instrument that Will Create a 3D Map of Millions of Galaxies

Members of the media are invited to attend a mid-April dedication of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), which is scheduled to begin its five-year mission to construct a 3D map of the universe in the coming months.
21-Feb-2020 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Less is More: Berkeley Lab Breaks New Ground in Data Center Optimization

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's decades of leadership in designing & enhancing energy-efficient data centers is being applied to NERSC supercomputing resources through a collaboration that's using operational data analytics to optimize...
20-Feb-2020 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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January Science Snapshots

Dinosaur blood vessels, giant viruses, and antibiotic-building enzymes
14-Feb-2020 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Science Snapshot From Berkeley Lab - a biocompatible material that turns up the heat on antibacterial-resistant diseases

Scientists at Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry have designed a biocompatible polymer that has the potential to advance photothermal therapy, a technique that deploys near-infrared light to combat antibacterial-resistant infections and cancer.
30-Jan-2020 7:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Particle Physics Turns to Quantum Computing for Solutions to Tomorrow’s Big-Data Problems

Giant-scale physics experiments are increasingly reliant on big data and complex algorithms fed into powerful computers, and managing this multiplying mass of data presents its own unique challenges. To better prepare for this data deluge posed by...
29-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Here, There and Everywhere: Large and Giant Viruses Abound Globally

In Nature, a team led by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) researchers uncovered a broad diversity of large and giant viruses that belong to the nucleocytoplasmic large DNA viruses (NCLDV) supergroup, expanding virus...
23-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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NOAA Releases Extended Version of 20th Century Reanalysis Project

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released an updated version of the 20th Century Reanalysis Project - a high-resolution, four-dimensional reconstruction of the global climate that now estimates what the weather was every day...
14-Jan-2020 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Wild World of Microbe-Made Products – Skis Now Included

Biomanufacturing – harnessing biological processes in cells and microbes to design and manufacture products – is revolutionizing how we make everything from futuristic consumer goods to sustainable fuels to breakthrough medicines. Every...
9-Jan-2020 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Improving Indoor Air Quality During Wildfires

25-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT

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Using Physics to Keep Our Electrical Grid Safe

A Q&A with a Berkeley Lab computer security expert on cyberattacks
24-Oct-2019 1:00 PM EDT

On quantum, "we've only scratched the surface." Director of Berkeley Lab's Advanced Quantum Testbed available to talk what's next

23-Oct-2019 4:25 PM EDT

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Using Faster Computing to Better Predict Earthquake Damage to Infrastructure

18-Oct-2019 2:55 PM EDT

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Tiny Toxins: How Algal Blooms Affect Coastal Systems Through a Complex Web of Interactions

A Q&A with scientist Michelle Newcomer on looking for unexpected causes of harmful algal blooms. Harmful and nuisance algal blooms are thought to have a number of contributing causal factors, including a build-up of nutrients, unusually high water...
28-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT

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Moving Forward on Desalination

A Q&A with scientist Jeff Urban, who explains forward osmosis and how Berkeley Lab is pushing the frontiers of this emerging technology
31-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Experts on Ecosystems Getting Greener in the Arctic

28-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST

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How Drought and Other Extremes Impact Water Pollution

One in 10 Americans depends on the Colorado River for bathing and drinking. Last fall’s record-high temperatures reduced Colorado snowpack in winter 2018 to 66 percent of normal, sparking concern over water shortages downstream and leaving water...
10-Oct-2018 11:30 AM EDT

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