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From LBL: "For Important Tumor-Suppressing Protein, Context is Key"

Berkeley Lab

November 21, 2014
Dan Krotz 510-486-4019

Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have learned new details about how an important tumor-suppressing protein, called… 618 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "As Temperatures Rise, Soil Will Relinquish Less Carbon to the Atmosphere Than Currently Predicted"

Berkeley Lab

November 17, 2014
Dan Krotz 510-486-4019

New Berkeley Lab model quantifies interactions between soil microbes and their surroundings

Here’s another reason to pay close attention to microbes: Current climate models probably overestimate the amount of carbon that will be released from soil into the atmosphere as global temperatures rise, according to research from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). 758 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "Latest Supercomputers Enable High-Resolution Climate Models, Truer Simulation of Extreme Weather"

Berkeley Lab

November 12, 2014
Julie Chao (510) 486-6491

Not long ago, it would have taken several years to run a high-resolution simulation on a global climate model. 698 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "Synthetic Biology for Space Exploration"

Berkeley Lab

November 5, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375

Does synthetic biology hold the key to manned space exploration of the Moon and Mars? Berkeley Lab researchers have used synthetic biology to produce an inexpensive and reliable microbial-based alternative to the world’s most effective anti-malaria drug, and to develop clean, green and sustainable alternatives to gasoline, diesel and jet fuels. 825 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "Lord of the Microrings"

Berkeley Lab

October 30, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375

A significant breakthrough in laser technology has been reported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the… 1,011 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "New Lab Startup Afingen Uses Precision Method to Enhance Plants"

Berkeley Lab

October 29, 2014
Julie Chao (510) 486-6491

Imagine being able to precisely control specific tissues of a plant to enhance desired traits without affecting the plant’s overall function. 1,064 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From LBL: "Creating the Coldest Cubic Meter in the Universe"

Berkeley Lab

October 28, 2014
Kate Greene 510-486-4404

In an underground laboratory in Italy, an international team of scientists has created the coldest cubic meter in the universe. 947 more words

Basic Research