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From Berkeley Lab: "Cagey Material Acts as Alcohol Factory"

Berkeley Lab

July 28, 2014
Kate Greene

Some chemical conversions are harder than others. Refining natural gas into an easy-to-transport, easy-to-store liquid alcohol has so far been a logistic and economic challenge. 628 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "How Sweet It Is: New Tool for Characterizing Plant Sugar Transporters Developed at Joint BioEnergy Institute"


Berkeley Lab

July 28, 2014
Lynn Yarris

A powerful new tool that can help advance the genetic engineering of “fuel” crops for clean, green and renewable… 813 more words

Applied Research & Technology

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