Latest Brookhaven National Laboratory Stories

Exotic Materials Study Could Lead To Advanced Electronic Devices
2014-04-20 07:20:54

In an attempt to help scale down the size of electronic devices to atomic dimensions, researchers from Cornell University and the Brookhaven National Laboratory have demonstrated how to convert a particular transition metal oxide from a metal to an insulator...

Tracking Movement Of Sugar In Plants
2014-04-09 12:22:18

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, overturns a long-held theory in plant science.

Scientists Find New Path To Loss-Free Electricity
2014-02-14 12:49:57

Brookhaven Lab researchers captured the distribution of multiple orbital electrons to help explain the emergence of superconductivity in iron-based materials

Nano-Cone Textures Produce Extremely Robust Water-Repellent Surfaces
2013-10-22 10:29:01

Surfaces with differently shaped nanoscale textures may yield improved materials for applications in transportation, energy, and diagnostics

Nanoparticles Mixed To Make Multifunctional Materials
2013-10-21 06:34:23

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a general approach for combining different types of nanoparticles to produce large-scale composite materials.

2013-10-18 13:16:38

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified the key genes required for oil production and accumulation in plant leaves and other vegetative plant tissues.

Grand Unified Theory Of Exotic Superconductivity?
2013-10-17 12:05:52

Scientists introduce a general theoretical approach that describes all known forms of high-temperature superconductivity and their "intertwined" phases

Electricity From Impure Hydrogen
2013-09-18 14:31:28

Brookhaven Lab scientists use simple, 'green' process to create novel core-shell catalyst that tolerates carbon monoxide in fuel cells and opens new, inexpensive pathways for zero-emission vehicles

New Evidence To Help In Search For Charge 'Stripes' In Superconductors
2013-09-03 11:17:10

Findings identify signature that will help scientists investigate and understand materials that carry current with no resistance

New Details Of Biochemical Interactions Necessary For Cell Division Identified
2013-07-15 12:05:33

Building on earlier work exploring the complex choreography by which intricate cellular proteins interact with and copy DNA prior to cell division, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators have captured a key step-molecular images showing how the enzyme that unwinds the DNA double helix gets drawn to and wrapped around its target.

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