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December 15, 2011
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Diamonds and Dust for Better Cement

Structural studies at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source could point to reduced carbon emissions and stronger cements It’s no surprise that humans the world over use more water, by volume, than any other material. But in second place, at over … Continue reading

October 30, 2011
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Suzanne Alonzo: A Voice That Says ‘I Think You Can’

At one time or another, however briefly, many of the budding scientists Suzanne Alonzo works with in her laboratory or classroom have experienced a crisis of confidence — or, at the least, a bit of doubt about their academic path. … Continue reading

October 22, 2011
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Manufacturing Goes Viral

*Researchers coax viruses to assemble into synthetics with microstructures and properties akin to those of corneas, teeth and skin* Using a simple, single-step process, engineers and scientists at the University of California at Berkeley recently developed a technique to direct … 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