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2011-09-19 23:20:19

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have discovered how an enzyme "knows" where to insert a double bond when desaturating plant fatty acids.

2011-09-01 16:57:09

Understanding the flow and processing of carbon in the world's oceans, which cover 70 percent of Earth's surface, is central to understanding global climate cycles, with many questions remaining unanswered.

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2011-09-01 09:40:25

Berkeley Lab researchers develop inexpensive technique for making high quality nanowire solar cells.

2011-08-25 21:15:56

The expression "beauty's only skin-deep" has often been applied to the chemistry of materials because so much action takes place at the surface.

2011-08-17 11:00:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be at the forefront of research, education, and technology for sustainable energy systems with a five-year, $18 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S.

2011-08-02 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synapse Product Development is working with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to engineer prototypes for a desiccant* enhanced evaporative air conditioning (DEvap A/C) system.

2011-07-30 00:01:04

Though physicists know Maria Goeppert Mayer left her own stamp on history, the U.S. Postal Service recently issued one of its own to commemorate the nuclear physicist.

2011-07-27 11:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to increase energy efficiency through data center consolidation and information technology enhancements for the DOE complex.


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dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.