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

Jamey Young: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
What are “green cell factories”? Vanderbilt professor Jamey Young is re-engineering cyanobacteria’s metabolisms to produce renewable fuel compounds.
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UT-Arlington Researcher Plumbs Reconfigurable Quantum Circuits for High-Performance Computers and Cellphones
The new devices also act as traditional logic gates but are so novel that they will let circuits alternate between tasks.
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Ming Ye: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
Ming Ye develops multi-disciplinary approaches to reduce uncertainty in environmental studies, helping to support science-informed decisions.
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Accelerating and Improving Smart Use of Big Data to Predict Earth System Processes
Building a robust Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) platform for researchers
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