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June 7, 2012
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IBM Smarter Cities Technology Helps NYC Envision Solar Energy Leadership through CUNY Ventures

Innovative Model Aims to Export Solar Market Analysis Tools to the World New York – 07 Jun 2012: IBM is helping New York City (NYC) become a global leader in urban solar energy market analysis and sustainability through an innovative … Continue reading

November 13, 2011
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Berkeley Lab Researchers Create First of Its Kind Gene Map of Sulfate-reducing Bacterium: Work Holds Implications for Future Bioremediation Efforts

Critical genetic secrets of a bacterium that holds potential for removing toxic and radioactive waste from the environment have been revealed in a study by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The … Continue reading

November 11, 2011
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Preparing for a Thaw: How Arctic Microbes Respond to a Warming World

From the North Pole to the Arctic Ocean, the frozen soils within this region keep an estimated 1,672 billion metric tons of carbon out of the Earth’s atmosphere. This sequestered carbon is more than 250 times the amount of greenhouse … Continue reading

October 4, 2011
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Berkeley Lab’s Saul Perlmutter wins Nobel Prize in Physics

BERKELEY, CA — Saul Perlmutter, an astrophysicist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor of physics at the University of California at Berkeley, has won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery … Continue reading

September 11, 2011
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Get the Light, Beat the Heat

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop New Infrared Coating for Windows* Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have unveiled a semiconductor nanocrystal coating material capable of controlling heat from the sun while remaining transparent. … Continue reading

September 3, 2011
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The Brittleness of Aging Bones – More than a Loss of Bone Mass

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Show How Loss of Bone Quality Also a Major Factor* It is a well-established fact that as we grow older our bones become more brittle and prone to fracturing. It is also well established that loss of … Continue reading

February 8, 2011
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Argonne National Laboratory Selects IBM Supercomputer to Advance Research

*Based on next generation IBM Blue Gene, the 10 petaflop “Mira” supercomputer will fuel national innovation* WASHINGTON – 08 Feb 2011: IBM today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will use IBM’s next-generation Blue Gene … Continue reading

June 2, 2010
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The search for improved carbon sponges picks up speed

Jeffrey Long’s lab will soon host a round-the-clock, robotically choreographed hunt for carbon-hungry materials.