Each year, scientists with the Office of Science, at our national laboratories, and supported by the Office of Science at the nation’s colleges and universities, publish thousands of research findings in the scientific literature. About 200 of these are selected annually by their respective program areas in the Office of Science as publication highlights of special note.

For the archive of past publication highlights, click here.

June 10, 2021

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Hot Core and Cool Walls Lead to Better Fusion Containment

DIII-D researchers create barriers to separate core heat from the cooler edge of a tokamak

June 9, 2021

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The Inner Workings of the Root Microbiome

Scientists get a molecular look at how plants and bacteria interact, with insights for agriculture.

June 8, 2021

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Soot Particles Vary in How They Soak Up the Sun

Two important factors help determine how much sunlight soot absorbs.

June 4, 2021

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Labeling the Thale Cress Metabolites

A new data pipeline identifies metabolites following heavy isotope labeling.