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.
December 6, 2022
Colliding gold nuclei at various energies enables scientists to investigate phases of nuclear matter and their possible co-existence at a critical point.
December 2, 2022
Researchers develop the first 2D telecommunication-compatible quantum light source, smoothing the path toward a quantum internet.
November 30, 2022
Warming stimulates methanogenesis fueled by the release of plant metabolites.
November 28, 2022
A first-of-its-kind measurement of the rare calcium-48 nucleus found a neutron-rich “thin skin” around a core of more evenly distributed protons and neutrons.
November 22, 2022
Scientists investigate virus-host interactions at sub-freezing temperatures in Arctic peat soil.
November 17, 2022
Nuclear physicists find that the internal structures of protons and neutrons may be altered in different ways inside nuclei.
November 15, 2022
Historical precipitation influences soil viruses and their functional potential in grassland soils.
November 10, 2022
Predictions for future measurements at the Electron-Ion Collider may help solve ‘proton spin’ mystery.
November 8, 2022
Soil moisture influences the activity of soil DNA viruses and the composition and abundance of RNA viruses.
November 3, 2022
New discovery allows scientists to better stabilize the plasma in future compact fusion reactors.