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.

March 10, 2021

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Peering into Bacteria with X-Ray Nanovision

Scientists use X-ray-sensitive tags to see protein molecules in cells, opening new doors for studies in health, medicine, and bioenergy.

March 10, 2021

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Even Superalloys Get Creeped Out From Stress

Researchers study how internal stress evolves in high-performance alloys used in jet engines and power turbines.

March 9, 2021

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Characteristics of the Soil in Biofuel Crop Fields Affect Its Potential to Store Carbon

Microbiome & soil chemistry at bioenergy research sites challenge idea that switchgrass increases carbon accrual in surface soils on marginal lands.

March 5, 2021

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Researchers Overcome the Space between Protons and Neutrons to Study the Heart of Matter

Scientists conduct the first direct probes of the interactions between protons and neutrons inside nuclei.