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2011-06-26 07:52:07

By comparing theory with data from STAR, Berkeley Lab scientists and their colleagues map phase changes in the quark-gluon plasma.

2011-05-24 20:22:08

Berkeley Lab joint report offers a variety of scenarios to reduce emissions to 80% below 1990 levels.

2011-05-20 12:53:28

It sounds like hype from a late-night infomercial: It can twist and bend without breaking!

2011-05-11 23:43:28

Advanced biofuels – liquid transportation fuels derived from the cellulosic biomass of perennial grasses and other non-food plants, as well as from agricultural waste – are highly touted as potential replacements for gasoline, diesel and jet fuels.

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2011-05-03 06:30:00

The biggest 3-D map of the distant universe ever made, using light from 14,000 quasars – supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies billions of light years away – has been constructed by scientists with the third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III).

2011-04-27 23:57:49

New Berkeley Lab study forecasts peak in energy use in China within 20 years.

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2011-04-25 08:39:30

Berkeley Lab nuclear scientists join with their international colleagues in the latest record-breaking discovery at RHIC.

2011-04-21 22:54:13

New research by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds strong evidence that homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems sell for a premium over homes without solar systems.

2011-04-21 14:20:32

Efforts to engineer new metabolic pathways into microbes for the inexpensive production of valuable chemical products, such as biofuels or therapeutic drugs, should get a significant boost in a new development from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI). Researchers there have successfully demonstrated a technique they call “targeted proteomics” that speeds up and improves the ability to identify and quantify specific proteins within a cell...

2011-04-19 13:07:14

DNA is under constant attack, from internal factors like free radicals and external ones like ionizing radiation.


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