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 Search Engine of Materials Data: How the Materials Project Advances Research
As a PuRe Data Resource, the Materials Project makes data easier to find, access, and reuse.
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Amy J. Clarke: Then and Now / 2012 Early Career Award Winner
In her work studying metals manufacturing at the Colorado School of Mines, Amy J. Clarke learns how to avoid defects and improve solidification.
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FLARE Brings New Power to Magnetic Reconnection Research
A new experiment at DOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory will provide insight into a fundamental process in plasma.
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Testing the Evolution of the Universe with Galaxy Clusters
Scientists compared data on galaxy clusters from simulations and telescopes to check if the observed data is representative enough to test theory.
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