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.

July 29, 2021

Watching Light Break Down a Model Photocatalyst in Near Real Time

Researchers take ultrafast infrared spectroscopy snapshots of how light breaks down gas phase iron pentacarbonyl.

July 26, 2021

Warming Soil Means Stronger Microbe Networks

Soil warming leads to more complex, larger, and more connected networks of microbes in those soils.

July 22, 2021

New Imaging Isotope Meets Promising Therapy Isotopes

New production methods for cerium-134 advance technologies for imaging human disease and guiding treatment.

July 21, 2021

New Elegant Method for Rapid Recovery of Anti-Cancer Agent At-211

A high-speed, high-yield recovery approach for At-211 means improved availability of this cancer-treating isotope.