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Scientific Publishing Organizations and National Laboratories Partner on Transgender-Inclusive Name-Change Process for Published Papers

Name changes allow researchers of all genders to own their academic work
28-Jul-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Berkeley Lab Optical Innovation Could Calm the Jitters of High-Power Lasers

The Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed and tested an innovative optical system to precisely measure and control the position and pointing angle of high-power laser beams with...
27-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Managing Building Energy Demand Can Aid the Clean Energy Transition

A comprehensive new study led by researchers from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) quantifies what can be done to make buildings more energy efficient and flexible in granular detail by both time...
21-Jul-2021 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Main Attraction: Scientists Create World’s Thinnest Magnet

Scientists at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley have created an ultrathin magnet that operates at room temperature. The ultrathin magnet could lead to new applications in computing and electronics – such as spintronic memory devices – and new tools...
20-Jul-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Deconstructing the Infectious Machinery of SARS-CoV-2

Scientists from three national labs have published a comprehensive study that – alongside other recent, complementary studies of coronavirus proteins and genetics – represents the first step toward developing treatments for COVID-19.
19-Jul-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Science Snapshots From Berkeley Lab

Bite-sized science highlights from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – July 2021
16-Jul-2021 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What if We Could Give Viruses a One-Two Punch?

Researchers at Stanford and Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry have developed virus-killing molecules called peptoids. The technology could make possible an emerging category of antiviral drugs that could treat everything from herpes and COVID-19 to...
15-Jul-2021 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Empowering a Neighborhood to Breathe Easy

Companies like Purple Air and IQAir, with air pollution sensors that cost under $300, have brought air quality monitoring to the masses. But when Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist Tom Kirchstetter looked at Purple Air’s map last year...
6-Jul-2021 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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Keeping Cool Efficiently During Heat Waves

Heat waves are becoming a more regular occurrence across the country. Iain Walker, Leader of the Residential Building Systems Group at Berkeley Lab, has suggestions for how to weather them. Walker has more than 20 years’ experience as a building...
11-Aug-2020 7:00 AM EDT

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How We Choose: Applying ‘Decision Science’ to Transportation Behaviors

Can scientists understand human behavior enough to figure out what drives the choices you make? In fact, it’s called “decision science,” and it’s something that Anna Spurlock, a behavioral economist with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...
12-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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Improving Indoor Air Quality During Wildfires

25-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT

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