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

The World of Roots Beneath Our Feet
To better understand environmental systems, scientists supported by DOE’s Office of Science are studying plant roots and the surrounding soil.
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Paul Romatschke: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
Paul Romatschke and his team have made fundamental predictions about physics, such as the fact that matter in the early universe was a fluid.
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Rouven Essig: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
Theoretical particle physicist Rouven Essig is pioneering new experiments and detection methods in the search for knowledge about dark matter.
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Delving into Earth’s Systems Today to Support the Solutions of Tomorrow
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science is a leader in Earth systems science and is finding new ways to make it inclusive and accessible to all.
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