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From LBL: "Going to Extremes for Enzymes"

Berkeley Lab

August 29, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375

In the age-old nature versus nurture debate, Douglas Clark, a faculty scientist with Berkeley Lab and the… 707 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Encyclopedia of How Genomes Function Gets Much Bigger"

Berkeley Lab

August 27, 2014
Dan Krotz 510-486-4019

A big step in understanding the mysteries of the human genome was unveiled today in the form of three analyses that provide the most detailed comparison yet of how the genomes of the fruit fly, roundworm, and human function. 873 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Competition for Graphene"

Berkeley Lab

August 26, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375

A new argument has just been added to the growing case for graphene being bumped off its pedestal as the next big thing in the high-tech world by the two-dimensional semiconductors known as MX2 materials. 591 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Shaping the Future of Nanocrystals"

Berkeley Lab

August 21, 2014
Lynn Yarris

The first direct observations of how facets form and develop on platinum nanocubes point the way towards more sophisticated and effective nanocrystal design and reveal that a nearly 150 year-old scientific law describing crystal growth breaks down at the nanoscale. 1,117 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Researchers Map Quantum Vortices Inside Superfluid Helium Nanodroplets"

Berkeley Lab

August 21, 2014
Kate Greene

Scientists have, for the first time, characterized so-called quantum vortices that swirl within tiny droplets of liquid helium. The research, led by scientists at the U.S. 1,030 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "News Center NMR Using Earth’s Magnetic Field"

Berkeley Lab

August 19, 2014
Rachel Berkowitz

Earth’s magnetic field, a familiar directional indicator over long distances, is routinely probed in applications ranging from geology to archaeology. 1,265 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Bionic Liquids from Lignin"

Berkeley Lab

August 18, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375

While the powerful solvents known as ionic liquids show great promise for liberating fermentable sugars from lignocellulose and improving the economics of advanced biofuels, an even more promising candidate is on the horizon – bionic liquids. 845 more words

Applied Research & Technology