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From Berkeley Lab: "Setting a Trap for Gravity Waves"


Berkeley Lab

March 18, 2014
Paul Preuss paul_preuss@lbl.gov

In 1996 Uros Seljak was a postdoc at Harvard, contemplating ways to extract information from the cosmic microwave background… 527 more words

Basic Research

From Berkeley Lab: "New Technique for Identifying Gene-Enhancers"


Berkeley Lab

Berkeley Lab-Led Research Team Unveils Powerful New Tool for Studying DNA Elements that Regulate Genes

March 24, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375 lcyarris@lbl.gov… 980 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "A New Mathematics for Experimental Science"


Berkeley Lab

Berkeley Lab’s CAMERA brings innovative math solutions to experimental science problems

March 17, 2014
Linda Vu, +1 510 495 2402, lvu@lbl.gov

Mathematics is the ultimate scientific tool. 731 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Bright Future for Protein Nanoprobes"


Berkeley Lab

March 17, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375 lcyarris@lbl.gov

The term a “brighter future” might be a cliché, but in the case of ultra-small probes for lighting up individual proteins, it is now most appropriate. 1,186 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "Vast Gene-Expression Map Yields Neurological and Environmental Stress Insights"


Berkeley Lab

March 16, 2014
Dan Krotz 510-486-4019 dakrotz@lbl.gov

A consortium led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has conducted the largest survey yet of how information encoded in an animal… 738 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "... Berkeley Lab Researchers Identify Key Intermediate Steps in Artificial Photosynthesis Reaction"


Berkeley Lab

March 03, 2014
Lynn Yarris (510) 486-5375 lcyarris@lbl.gov

Artificial photosynthesis, in which we emulate the process used by nature to capture energy from the sun and convert it into electrochemical energy, is expected to be a major asset in any sustainable energy portfolio for the future. 551 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Berkeley Lab: "First Look at How Individual Staphylococcus Cells Adhere to Nanostructures Could Lead to New Ways to Thwart Infections"


Berkeley Lab

Berkeley Lab-led research could guide the development of bacteria-resistant materials

March 04, 2014
Dan Krotz 510-484-5956 dakrotz@lbl.gov

The bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) is a common source of infections that occur after surgeries involving prosthetic joints and artificial heart valves. 558 more words

Applied Research & Technology