The Office of Communications and Public Affairs (OCPA) has several vehicles to update the public on the latest scientific outcomes of projects funded with support from the Office of Science. Each year, we post more than 2000 research news items as well as an equivalent number of Twitter messages. Our most recent items are featured on our home page. Here you will find searchable archives for Featured Articles, Science Headlines, Science Highlights, and University Research News. You may also search all these datasets simultaneously in our master news archive.

Featured Articles

Michael S. Arnold: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Michael Arnold found new approaches to making graphene nanostructures with smooth edges that will enable next-gen energy and electronics applications.
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Stanford Ecologists Develop a Theory About How Plants 'Pay' Their Microbes
Researchers find that plants nearly follow an “equal pay for equal work” rule when giving resources to partner microbes.
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Mag-neato: Team Advances Understanding, Control of Magnetic Droplets
Magnetism is pointing the way to liquid, morphing robotics and other fluid technologies that can do what their solid, static counterparts cannot.
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Zeke Unterberg: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Senior research scientist Zeke Unterberg studies ways to optimize the operation and materials for future nuclear fusion reactors.
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