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.

January 13, 2022

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New Qubits Bring Us One Step Closer to Quantum Networks

Chromium defects in silicon carbide may provide a new platform for quantum information

January 11, 2022

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Avoiding Chains of Magnetic Islands May Lead to Fusion Paradise

First observation of embedded magnetic islands paves way for improved fusion reactor designs.

January 7, 2022

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Time, More than Genes, Shapes the Poplar Tree Microbiome

Ecological assembly and source tracking models characterize the initial assembly of the poplar microbiome across plant-associated habitats.

January 6, 2022

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Near-Surface Gas-Phase Imaging Techniques Give a More Complete Picture of Heterogeneous Catalysis

Researchers improve their scientific understanding of heterogeneous catalysis by imaging the gas just above the surface of the catalyst.