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Latest Brookhaven National Laboratory Stories

2011-05-12 22:25:54

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have helped to uncover the nanoscale structure of a novel form of carbon, contributing to an explanation of why this new material acts like a super-absorbent sponge when it comes to soaking up electric charge.

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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).

2011-04-28 00:17:57

Like atomic-level bricklayers, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory are using a precise atom-by-atom layering technique to fabricate an ultrathin transistor-like field effect device to study the conditions that turn insulating materials into high-temperature superconductors.

2011-04-25 13:50:45

Physicists at Rice University and their collaborators have detected the antimatter partner of the helium nucleus, antihelium-4.

2011-03-14 13:43:25

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and collaborators have demonstrated the efficacy of a "wearable," portable PET scanner they've developed for rats.

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2011-02-28 10:10:00

Evidence that brain’s reward/motivation circuits are linked to compulsive overeating.

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2011-02-23 08:10:00

Speaking directly into a cellphone while holding it against your ear can alter brain activity in those areas closest to the device's antenna.

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2011-02-16 08:25:33

Direct measurements allow detailed look at how quarks of different flavors contribute to spin.

2010-12-17 13:16:00

Scientists have discovered that a class of materials known to convert heat to electricity and vice versa behaves quite unexpectedly at the nanoscale in response to changes in temperature.


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