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From Berkeley Lab: "New Discovery in Living Cell Signaling"

Berkeley Lab

July 3, 2014
Lynn Yarris

A breakthrough discovery into how living cells process and respond to chemical information could help advance the development of treatments for a large number of cancers and other cellular disorders that have been resistant to therapy. 1,338 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Not Much Force: Berkeley Researchers Detect Smallest Force Ever Measured"


Berkeley Lab

June 26, 2014
Lynn Yarris

What is believed to be the smallest force ever measured has been detected by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley. 937 more words

Astrophysics

From Berkeley Lab- "Advanced Light Source Provides New Look at Skyrmions: Results Hold Promise for Spintronics"

Berkeley Lab

June 25, 2014
Lynn Yarris

Skyrmions, subatomic quasiparticles that could play a key role in future spintronic technologies, have been observed for the first time using x-rays. 873 more words

Basic Research

From Berkeley Lab: "Dynamic Spectroscopy Duo"

Berkeley Lab

June 17, 2014
Lynn Yarris

From allowing our eyes to see, to enabling green plants to harvest energy from the sun, photochemical reactions – reactions triggered by light – are both ubiquitous and critical to nature. 1,034 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Precision Physics of Antiatoms: Berkeley Lab Physicists Bound the Charge of Antihydrogen"

Berkeley Lab

June 13, 2014
Kate Greene

Hydrogen is a neutral atom. Its single electron orbits a single proton, and the net effect is no electrical charge. 785 more words

Basic Research

From Berkeley Lab: "Manipulating and Detecting Ultrahigh Frequency Sound Waves"

Berkeley Lab

June 11, 2014
Lynn Yarris


Gold plasmonic nanostructures shaped like Swiss-crosses can convert laser light into ultrahigh frequency (10GHz) sound waves.

An advance has been achieved towards next generation ultrasonic imaging with potentially 1,000 times higher resolution than today’s medical ultrasounds. 984 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Evolution of a Bimetallic Nanocatalyst"

Berkeley Lab

June 6, 2014
Lynn Yarris

Atomic-scale snapshots of a bimetallic nanoparticle catalyst in action have provided insights that could help improve the industrial process by which fuels and chemicals are synthesized from natural gas, coal or plant biomass. 812 more words

Applied Research & Technology