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From LBL: "MaxBin: Automated Sorting Through Metagenomes"

Berkeley Lab

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

Microbes – the single-celled organisms that dominate every ecosystem on Earth – have an amazing ability to feed on plant biomass and convert it into other chemical products. 597 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "Pore models track reactions in underground carbon capture"

Berkeley Lab

September 25, 2014

Using tailor-made software running on top-tier supercomputers, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory team is creating microscopic pore-scale simulations that complement or push beyond laboratory findings. 1,133 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "Peptoid Nanosheets at the Oil/Water Interface"

Berkeley Lab

September 3, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375

From the people who brought us peptoid nanosheets that form at the interface between air and water, now come peptoid nanosheets that form at the interface between oil and water. 749 more words

Applied Research & Technology

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