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.

February 19, 2021

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New Artificial Membranes Enable Better Understanding of Membrane Proteins

Researchers have created a novel membrane platform for studying the structure and function of membrane proteins in their realistic environment.

February 19, 2021

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Adjusting the Dance Tunes the Melt

Understanding Ions’ Subtle Molecular-Level Interactions Allows Scientists to Tune the Melting Point

February 19, 2021

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New Phenomena for the Design of Future Quantum Devices

Neutron and X-ray scattering shed light on exotic states that determine the electronic properties of materials.

February 3, 2021

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Molecules Bend for Organic Electronics

New electronic ring-containing polymers enable unexpected movement of energy along the backbone connecting the polymer and within each ring.