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

Jesse Thaler: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Jesse Thaler develops new ways to analyze and interpret particle collision data, with the goal of advancing our knowledge of fundamental physics.
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Meet Ilke Arslan, the Director of the Center for Nanoscale Materials
Ilke Arslan is the director of the Center for Nanoscale Materials user facility, where understanding everything starts at the nanoscale.
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Daniel Sinars: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Daniel Sinars created the first platforms and images on the world’s largest X-ray generator to be used to benchmark computational models.
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Julia R. Greer: Then and Now / 2011 Early Career Award Winner
Materials scientist Julia Greer created a new approach to understand how materials in nuclear reactors can withstand radiation damage.
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