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New Silicon Nanowires Can Really Take the Heat

A Berkeley Lab-led research team has demonstrated an ultrathin silicon nanowire that conducts heat 150% more efficiently than conventional materials used in advanced chip technologies. The device could enable smaller, faster, energy-efficient...
17-May-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Skyrmions on the Rise – New 2D Material Advances Low-Power Computing

A team co-led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has discovered a new ultrathin material with exotic magnetic features called skyrmions. The new material could enable the next generation of tiny, fast, energy-efficient electronic devices.
28-Apr-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Capturing Carbon With Inspiration From Battery Chemistry

The need for negative emissions technologies to address our climate crisis has become increasingly clear. At the rate that our planet is emitting carbon dioxide – adding about 50 gigatons every year – we will have to remove carbon dioxide at the...
21-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Using Hundred-Year-Old Chemistry to Capture Carbon Directly From Air

Scientists at Berkeley Lab are working on new approaches to achieve direct air capture of carbon dioxide. Andrew Haddad, a researcher in Berkeley Lab’s Energy Technologies Area with a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry, talks about how a Nobel...
20-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Achieving Climate Goals Will Require Transformational Changes

The third and final installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC’s) Sixth Assessment Report calls for aggressive and comprehensive actions if we are to achieve net zero emissions by mid-century. It finds we still need to...
4-Apr-2022 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Uncover Surprising New Clues to Exotic Superconductors’ Superpowers

Unconventional superconductors carry electrical current with zero resistance in ways that defy our previous understanding of physics. A recent study led by Berkeley Lab could help researchers advance future applications in next-gen energy storage,...
24-Mar-2022 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Laser-Powered Upgrade to Cancer Treatment

A new research venture pairs cutting-edge particle accelerator science and radiation therapy using laser-generated proton beams.
23-Mar-2022 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Safely Studying Dangerous Infections Just Got a Lot Easier

Soft X-ray tomography – a way to take gorgeously high-resolution, 3D images of cells – can help us study infections without risk of contamination. And now, the whole process takes just a fraction of the time and preparation required by other...
25-Feb-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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How X-Rays Can Make Better Batteries

In this Q&A, ALS senior staff scientist David Shapiro and Stanford materials science professor William Chueh share how their pioneering X-ray techniques can help researchers understand how battery materials work in real time at the atomic scale.
4-Mar-2022 11:00 AM EST

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How Can Next-Gen Computer Chips Reduce Our Carbon Footprint?

Berkeley Lab scientists Maurice Garcia-Sciveres and Ramamoorthy Ramesh discuss how future microchips could perform better – and require less energy – than silicon.
1-Dec-2021 11:00 AM EST

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Hydrogen Can Play Key Role in U.S. Decarbonization

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab scientists on how hydrogen can help achieve net-zero emissions. Adam Weber is Berkeley Lab's Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Program Manager and leads Berkeley Lab’s Energy Conversion Group (ECG), and Ahmet Kusoglu is a...
7-Oct-2021 12:50 PM EDT

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How Techno-economic Analysis Can Improve Energy Technologies

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab researcher Hanna Breunig on techno-economic analysis, and how she uses it to make negative emissions technologies more competitive
22-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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How Microorganisms Can Help Us Get to Net Negative Emissions

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab scientist Eric Sundstrom on a technology to turn electrons to bioproducts
25-Mar-2021 9:00 AM EDT

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A Sponge to Soak Up Carbon Dioxide in the Air

Increasingly, scientists are recognizing that negative emissions technologies (NETs) to remove and sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere will be an essential component in the strategy to mitigate climate change. Lawrence Berkeley National...
22-Feb-2021 10:00 AM EST

Experts: Electric Grid Researchers Available to Discuss Grid Reliability and Resiliency

18-Feb-2021 4:35 PM EST

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Global Methane Emissions Soaring, But How Much Was Due to Wetlands?

A Q&A with Berkeley Lab scientist William Riley on the challenges in estimating methane emissions from wetlands and how nuanced computer models may help
13-Aug-2020 7:00 AM EDT

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