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Researchers Increase NMR/MRI Sensitivity Through Hyperpolarization Of Nuclei In Diamond
2013-06-06 15:09:01

Today’s nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologies, like quantum information processing and nuclear spintronic technologies, are based on an intrinsic quantum property of electrons and atomic nuclei called “spin.”

Improving Ventilation In Schools Could Reduce Illness-Related Absences
2013-06-06 07:47:49

Making sure that students get enough fresh air in their classrooms could keep kids from missing school due to illness.

Boreal Forests Expected To Shift Poleward
2013-05-06 04:58:49

What will happen to the climate in various parts of the world as the effects of global warming become amplified? Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a new way to predict what will occur as temperatures rise across the Earth.

2013-04-29 20:48:08

A revolutionary X-ray analytical technique that enables researchers at a glance to identify structural similarities and differences between multiple proteins under a variety of conditions has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

2013-03-22 09:48:01

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have once again demonstrated the incredible capabilities of metamaterials – artificial nanoconstructs whose optical properties arise from their physical structure rather than their chemical composition.

Surprising Control Over Photoelectrons From A Topological Insulator
2013-03-13 15:22:44

Berkeley Lab scientists discover how a photon beam can flip the spin polarization of electrons emitted from an exciting new material

Berkeley Lab Team Examines DNA To RNA Transcription
2013-02-28 20:46:25

A new generation of research indicates a major advance in our understanding of just how genetic information is transcribed from DNA to RNA.

Tree Death In Amazon Much Higher Than Previously Believed
2013-01-29 12:28:36

Using a new research tool, scientists have discovered that forest death in the Amazon is higher than previously believed, a finding that casts a dark shadow on the future of climate change.

2013-01-07 10:10:40

What does pulling a radar-equipped sled across the Arctic tundra have to do with improving our understanding of climate change?

2012-12-07 11:35:26

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s.


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