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January 26, 2014
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Natural 3D Counterpart to Graphene Discovered

Researchers at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Find New Form of Quantum Matter The discovery of what is essentially a 3D version of graphene – the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at … Continue reading

September 29, 2013
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UCLA scientists explain the formation of unusual ring of radiation in space

Since the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belts in 1958, space scientists have believed these belts encircling the Earth consist of two doughnut-shaped rings of highly charged particles — an inner ring of high-energy electrons and energetic positive ions … Continue reading

January 9, 2013
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How Computers Push on the Molecules They Simulate

Berkeley Lab bioscientists and their colleagues decipher a far-reaching problem in computer simulations Because modern computers have to depict the real world with digital representations of numbers instead of physical analogues, to simulate the continuous passage of time they have … Continue reading

December 29, 2012
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Within the Earth, Blobs of Molten Iron on the Move

New research by Yale University scientists suggests an explanation for the amount of iron in the Earth’s largest interior layer, the mantle: migrating “iron-rich blobs” generated by chemical interactions in the zone between the planet’s core and mantle. Scientists have … Continue reading

October 20, 2012
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How Galaxies Grow Up

A study of 544 star-forming galaxies shows that disk galaxies like our own Milky Way reached their current state as orderly rotating pinwheels much later than previously thought, long after much of the universe’s star formation had ceased. Galaxies are … Continue reading

July 13, 2012
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Ribbeting Research

Studies of frogs may lead to better hearing aids When Mark Bee talks to his 106-year-old grandmother alone, her two enormous hearing aids enable her to understand him well. “But at a table at Thanksgiving, with everybody talking, the devices … Continue reading

April 25, 2012
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IBM Advances Big Data Analytics with Acquisition of Vivisimo

Armonk, N.Y. – 25 Apr 2012: IBM today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Vivisimo, a leading provider of federated discovery and navigation software that helps organizations access and analyze big data across the enterprise. Vivisimo is a privately held … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
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Kinect in the Classroom: Scratching the Surface of Potential

*First graders are using Kinect for Xbox 360 to get to places like Disneyland (on a map, at least), and high school students are graphing mathematical equations with their bodies.* CRAIG, Colo. – March 6, 2012 – First-grade teacher Cheryl … Continue reading