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

Giant Bacteria Found in Guadeloupe Mangroves Challenge Traditional Concepts
Though visible to the naked eye, microscopy reveals unexpected complexity.
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Bargain Proteins
A Flatiron Institute biologist uses supercomputers and their quantum cousins to streamline the search for promising drugs.
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Andreas Kemp: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
Short laser pulses interacting with matter are difficult to model on computers. Andreas Kemp is focused on understanding these energetic pulses.
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At the Frontier: DOE Supercomputing Launches the Exascale Era
U.S. scientists and collaborators have a powerful new instrument at their disposal—the world’s first exascale supercomputer.
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