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May 17, 2012
News Feature
Condensed-matter physicists the world over are in hot pursuit of a comprehensive understanding of high-temperature superconductivity, not just for its technological benefits but for the clues it holds to strongly correlated electron systems.
 False-color plots of the superconducting gap distribution of BaFe2(As0.7P0.3)2
March 5, 2012
Press Release
Menlo Park, Calif. — Researchers working at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have used powerful X-rays to help decipher how certain natural antibiotics defy a longstanding set of chemical rules – a mechanism that has baffled organic chemists for decades.
A ribbon diagram of the protein Lsd19
December 7, 2011
News Feature
If the excitement and enthusiasm of young scientists like Eric Verploegen could be pumped directly into the power grid, the world's energy problems could be solved tomorrow.
Eric Verploegen
June 2, 2011
News Feature
In 1971, physicist Burton Richter of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was building a new type of particle collider called a storage ring.
soft X-ray fluorescence at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source
December 2, 2010
Press Release
In a study that could rewrite biology textbooks, scientists have found the first known living organism that incorporates arsenic into the working parts of its cells.
September 25, 1997
Press Release
The White House has announced the intent to nominate Arthur Bienenstock to the post of Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology