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.
You are here
Jean Paul Allain: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award WinnerLearn More
Jean Paul Allain is integrating nanotechnology and materials science to help identify new designs for materials for use in fusion devices.
Jonathan Schilling: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award WinnerLearn More
Jonathan Schilling is studying the enzymatic mechanisms used by Postia placenta, a brown rot fungus to degrade woody biomass.
First-Person Science: Christoph Benning on Plant BiochemistryLearn More
Through more than a decade of research, Christoph Benning’s team gained major insights into lipids essential for plants’ photosynthetic systems.
A Fresh Pair of Eyes On an Old Nuclear Physics ProblemLearn More
Brookhaven Lab Intern Pedro Rodríguez is working on simplifying a problem in nuclear physics that's over a half-century old.
Researchers Capture the Coordinated Dance Between Electrons and Nuclei in a Light-Excited MoleculeLearn More
Revealing both sides of the story in a single experiment has been a grand scientific challenge.
New Insights Into the Dynamic Edge of Fusion Plasmas Could Help Capture the Power that Drives the Sun and StarsLearn More
PPPL computer simulations show the kinetic plasma turbulence near the edge of fusion devices, accounting for fluctuations of magnetic field lines.
DESI Team Prepares for Telescope Instrument’s Restart after Unexpected ShutdownLearn More
Before COVID-19 hit U.S., the project was on track to begin its 3D map of the universe this summer.
Electron-Ion Collider R&D Yields Energy-saving Accelerator InnovationsLearn More
New approach for accelerating particles in an EIC could form the foundation of an energy-saving design for a future high-energy physics facility.
Using Machine Learning to Estimate COVID-19’s Seasonal CycleLearn More
Berkeley Lab scientists aim to assess the role of climate variables in disease transmission.
Supercomputing Aids Scientists Seeking Therapies for Deadly Bacterial DiseaseLearn More
Summit supercomputer captures “in between” stages of bacterial protein movements, giving researchers hope for finding drug targets for rabbit fever.
Clouds and Precipitation: Advice to ARM from ExpertsLearn More
Diversely skilled scientists regularly report on what ARM needs to observe and to model processes vital to Earth’s water and energy cycles.
Students Gain Professional Skills and Make Connections Through Blue Waters Internship ProgramLearn More
May 28, 2020
Two undergraduate students have benefited from internships in computational science research, combining study, work, and professional opportunities.
DIII-D Scientists Unravel Challenge in Improving Fusion PerformanceLearn More
May 28, 2020
A team led by a W&M physicist has made a significant advancement in physics understanding that represents a key step toward practical fusion energy.
Scientists Use Light to Accelerate Supercurrents, Access Forbidden Light, Quantum PropertiesLearn More
May 27, 2020
Scientists are using light waves to accelerate supercurrents & access the unique properties of the quantum world, including forbidden light emissions.
Two UChicago Scientists Selected for Entrepreneurship Program to Develop Quantum TechLearn More
May 27, 2020
Two University of Chicago innovators developing quantum technologies are among six selected for Argonne National Laboratory’s entrepreneurship program
Rapid Screening Method Targets Fatty Acids in Yeast; Key to Sustainable BioproductsLearn More
May 26, 2020
Scientists engineering microbes for renewable fuels and bioproducts have developed a fast, efficient way to identify the most promising varieties.
FSU Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship from U.S. Department of EnergyLearn More
May 26, 2020
Judith Roth was one of 62 graduates selected for the DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
Physics Graduate Student Selected for Research at Department of Energy LabLearn More
May 22, 2020
Lucas Beving is one of 62 graduate students from across the nation selected for DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.