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January 6, 2012
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Depleted Gas Reservoirs Can Double as Geologic Carbon Storage Sites

*Berkeley Lab scientists help verify science behind geologic carbon sequestration* A demonstration project on the southeastern tip of Australia has helped to verify that depleted natural gas reservoirs can be repurposed for geologic carbon sequestration, which is a climate change … Continue reading

December 24, 2011
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New Take on Impacts of Low Dose Radiation

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Find Evidence Suggesting Risk May Not Be Proportional to Dose at Low Dose Levels* Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), through a combination of time-lapse live imaging and mathematical … Continue reading

December 12, 2011
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Nanocrystals Go Bare: Berkeley Lab Researchers Strip Material’s Tiny Tethers

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a universal technique for stripping nanocrystals of tether-like molecules that until now have posed as obstacles for their integration into devices. These findings could … 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 5, 2011
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Supercomputers Accelerate Development of Advanced Materials

*Berkeley Lab helps develop a Google-like search engine for materials research.* New materials are crucial to building a clean energy economy—for everything from batteries to photovoltaics to lighter weight vehicles—but today the development cycle is too slow: around18 years from … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
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Berkeley Lab to Build Cost Model for Fuel Cells

*A $2-million award from DOE will help bring down the cost of next-generation fuel cells.* Fuel cells seem like an ideal energy source—they’re clean, efficient, silent and don’t require transmission lines. The hitch? They can be costly. Now scientists at … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
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Berkeley Lab Scientists Develop New Tool for the Study of Spatial Patterns in Living Cells

*Golden Membranes Pave the Way for a Better Understanding of Cancer and the Immune System* Football has often been called “a game of inches,” but biology is a game of nanometers, where spatial differences of only a few nanometers can … Continue reading

October 24, 2011
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Shaken, not Stirred: Berkeley Lab Scientists Spy Molecular Maneuvers

Stir this clear liquid in a glass vial and nothing happens. Shake this liquid, and free-floating sheets of protein-like structures emerge, ready to detect molecules or catalyze a reaction. This isn’t the latest gadget from James Bond’s arsenal—rather, the latest … Continue reading