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Fast-Track Strain Engineering for Speedy Biomanufacturing

Berkeley Lab scientists are accelerating and streamlining the process of engineering microbes to produce important compounds with commercial-ready efficiency.
19-Sep-2023 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Batteries for Electric Vehicles More Sustainable

Researchers developed a new battery material called disordered rock salt (DRX) that could pave the way for replacing gasoline vehicles with electric vehicles at a faster rate. DRX cathodes could be ready to commercialize in just a few years.
11-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cabling for LHC Upgrade Wraps Up

Experts at Berkeley Lab finished winding more than 2000 kilometers of superconducting wire into cables for new magnets that will help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider and the search for new physics.
30-Aug-2023 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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California Group Exploring Viability of a Community-Centered Direct Air Capture Hub

Researchers from Berkeley Lab are co-leading a project to explore the creation of a direct air capture facility that uses cutting-edge technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in California’s Southern San Joaquin Valley.
24-Aug-2023 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Advances in Quantum Emitters Mark Progress Toward a Quantum Internet

A team of Berkeley Lab researchers has recently demonstrated a more effective technique for creating quantum emitters using pulsed ion beams, which could lead to their use in a quantum internet and for sensing radiation.
22-Aug-2023 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Advanced Quantum Testbed Poised for Growth: Outcomes from Two-Day Summit

The Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT) at Berkeley Lab celebrated the first five years of operations and its renewal with a two-day hybrid summit in May 2023, bringing together staff, alums, testbed users, and colleagues.
16-Aug-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Natural or Not? Scientists Aid in Quest to Identify Genetically Engineered Organisms

Ever since gene editing became feasible, researchers and health officials have sought tools that can quickly and reliably distinguish genetically modified organisms from those that are naturally occurring. Now, such tools exist.
14-Aug-2023 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Carpets Retain a Stubborn Grip on Pollutants from Tobacco Smoke

In rooms where smoking has taken place regularly, tobacco's imprint lingers on indoor surfaces, even long after regular smoking has stopped. The leftover residues, known as thirdhand smoke, can be a long-term source of indoor pollutants. New...
9-Aug-2023 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Scientists Are Accelerating Next-Gen Microelectronics

In a new Q&A, microelectronics expert and CHiPPS Director Ricardo Ruiz shares his perspective on keeping pace with Moore’s Law in the decades to come through a revolutionary technique called extreme ultraviolet lithography.
21-Aug-2023 11:00 AM EDT

How Fiber-Optic Sensing and New Materials Could Reduce the Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

In this Q&A, Berkeley Lab's Yuxin Wu discusses how scientists are developing sensing technologies that could be installed on floating offshore structures. This would allow the structures to self-monitor damaging conditions that could lead to costly...
1-Jun-2023 11:15 AM EDT

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Fusion Q&A: The Path Forward

Fusion energy could address pollution, climate change, and high energy prices. Berkeley Lab’s Cameron Geddes and Reed Teyber explain how researchers are trying to make it a reality.
22-May-2023 11:15 AM EDT

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The Sparks That Ignited Curiosity: How Quantum Researchers Found Their Path

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage - Latin American Heritage Month, 5 QSA-affiliated scientists described how they pivoted to quantum information science (QIS) and technology, and why they're excited about the opportunities for scientific...
19-Oct-2022 1:00 PM EDT

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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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