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Allison McComiskey: An Observer of the Natural World
Allison McComiskey is the chair of Brookhaven Lab's Environmental and Climate Sciences Department.
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Better Predicting Earthquake Damage to Infrastructure with Faster Computing
A Q&A with a Berkeley Lab scientist on how exascale computing could dramatically accelerate research and earthquake safety.
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How Sweet: Researchers Find What Makes Chocolate Melt in your Mouth
Scientists at Argonne have used an X-ray technique to see the true nature of chocolate.
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Sharing the Load Speeds Machine Learning
PNNL’s approach builds on graph convolutional networks or GCN, inferring patterns from graph data to create near ideal workload distribution.
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Shake, Rattle, Roll: Turbulence Found to Disrupt the Crucial Magnetic Fields in Fusion Energy Devices
Research shows turbulence may play an increased role in affecting the self-driven current in plasma that is necessary for tokamak fusion reactions.
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Argonne Training Program Prepares Researchers for Scientific Computing in the Exascale Era
Program provides participants with high-performance computing skills & tools that they can later apply to their home institutions & research projects.
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Staircase to the Stars: Turbulence in Fusion Plasmas May Not Be All Bad
Researchers find that enhanced turbulence in the edge of the plasma may actually improve the thermal insulation required to achieve fusion energy.
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Bio-circuitry Mimics Synapses and Neurons in a Step Toward Sensory Computing
Researchers demonstrate bio-inspired devices that accelerate routes to neuromorphic, or brain-like, computing.
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Argonne’s Ian Foster named SC Distinguished Scientists Fellow
Newly established DOE award will provide $1 million in funding to support Foster’s pioneering research on data, computing and artificial intelligence.
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Barbara Jacak Receives 2019 Distinguished Scientists Fellow Award
Berkeley Lab scientist's $1M award will support research collaborations with academic institutions.
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University Research News

Princeton Physicists Discover Topological Behavior of Electrons in Three-dimensional Magnetic Material
Researchers find magnetic material at room temperature enables electrons to behave counterintuitively, acting collectively rather than as individuals.
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Forest Biomaterials Joe Sagues Awarded Prestigious U.S. DOE Fellowship
Sagues' research is aimed at developing a new biomaterial for use in lithium-ion batteries.
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MU’s Jianlin Cheng Utilizing Deep Learning Expertise for Key Federal Biofuel Project
Cheng has put his world-class protein prediction skills to stellar use in the healthcare field, and now, he’s part of a critical effort in bioenergy.
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UNC-Chapel Hill to Lead $20 Million Project to Test a Reimagined Internet
UNC will build a platform, called FABRIC, to provide a testbed for reimagining how data can be stored, computed & moved through shared infrastructure.
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Solving the Longstanding Mystery of How Friction Leads to Static Electricity
Tiny deformations in the rubbed materials’ surfaces give rise to voltages.
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Break It Up
Researchers at Harvard and Cornell have discovered how an elusive catalyst makes unusual reactions happen.
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One Small Step for Electrons, One Giant Leap for Quantum Computers
Researchers have demonstrated their method of transferring the state of electrons, showing a viable approach to relaying information over distance.
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Core Leaf-bound Microbes Identified for Two Key Bioenergy Crops
Scientists have focused on understanding more about the plant regions above the soil where these microbes can live, called the phyllosphere.
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Gem-like Nanoparticles of Precious Metals Shine as Catalysts
A research team has developed a new method for making highly desirable catalysts from metal nanoparticles that could lead to better fuel cells
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Tough Errors Are No Match for APL Team Exploring Quantum Science
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been tapped by the DOE to develop advanced quantum computing and networking technologies.
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