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September 9, 2013
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From Mentee to Mentor, Berkeley Lab’s Education Programs Inspire Scientists

Question: “What did you do this summer?” Answer: “I built the Advanced Light Source.” It’s the rare undergraduate who can say they spent their vacation building a third-generation synchrotron, but that’s exactly what Seno Rekawa did in the summer of … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
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Cosmic Ray Mystery

Massive detector homes in on cosmic ray production IceCube, an international collaboration involving University of Delaware scientists, is shedding new light on cosmic ray production. Although cosmic rays were discovered 100 years ago, their origin remains one of the most … Continue reading

September 18, 2011
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Of Mice and Men

*The genomes of 17 common strains of lab mice were sequenced to advance genetic studies of human diseases* Scientists have sequenced the genomes (genetic codes) of 17 strains of common lab mice–an achievement that lays the groundwork for the identification … Continue reading

May 24, 2011
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Replacing the Blue Bloods

*Liquid crystal droplets could replace horseshoe crab blood in common endotoxin test* The Food and Drug Administration requires every drug they certify to be tested for certain poisons that damage patient health. The current gold standard for this is the … Continue reading

September 7, 2010
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The Nature Conservancy and IBM Launch Program for Sustaining Watersheds

ARMONK, NY & ARLINGTON, VA – – 07 Sep 2010: The Nature Conservancy and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans to launch a free Web site this fall called Rivers for Tomorrow, where watershed managers can map, analyze and share … Continue reading