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CircleID
Berkeley Lab: Electricity Consumption in U.S. Data Centers PlateausA new report, released today from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley
Berkeley Lab: Electricity Consumption in U.S. Data Centers Plateaus
CircleID / Posted 10 hours ago
A new report, released today from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is reporting that electricity consumption by data centers nationwide, after rising rapidly for more than a decade, started to plateau in... Read more
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Fortune
Data Centers Are No Longer The Energy Hogs They Once Werethat data centers don’t need to be as power-hungry as they once were. An analys
Data Centers Are No Longer The Energy Hogs They Once Were
Fortune / Posted 12 hours ago
that data centers don’t need to be as power-hungry as they once were. An analysis in 2008 also conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley Lab found that the amount of energy that data centers consumed was doubling every five years. If data centers... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Raising Our Game in Clean Energy Innovationchallenge. While in California, I stopped by Cyclotron Road, an incubator for
Raising Our Game in Clean Energy Innovation
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 4 days ago
challenge. While in California, I stopped by Cyclotron Road, an incubator for breakthrough energy technologies housed at Berkeley Lab (one of the Energy Department’s 17 National Labs). Innovators at Cyclotron Road are competitively selected and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
2 UC Berkeley-affiliated researchers receive 2016 Tang Prizesgases and global warming. The award also recognized Rosenfeld for being the cof
2 UC Berkeley-affiliated researchers receive 2016 Tang Prizes
The Daily Californian / Posted 6 days ago
gases and global warming. The award also recognized Rosenfeld for being the cofounder of the Center for Building Science at Berkeley Lab. Rosenfeld joined UC Berkeley’s department of physics in 1954. In 1974, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting... Read more
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PhysOrg
NERSC staff, users readying for delivery of Cori phase 2 Knights landing-based system in July600 projects running at NERSC." NERSC frames the optimization process around t
NERSC staff, users readying for delivery of Cori phase 2 Knights landing-based system in July
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
600 projects running at NERSC." NERSC frames the optimization process around the roofline performance model developed at Berkeley Lab. This sets expectations for what performance a developer can expect from their algorithm and which features of... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab researchers design array of robots to seek distant galaxieslight-years away, according to Parker Fagrelius, a UC Berkeley graduate student
Berkeley Lab researchers design array of robots to seek distant galaxies
The Daily Californian / Posted 11 days ago
light-years away, according to Parker Fagrelius, a UC Berkeley graduate student who is managing the ProtoDESI project at Berkeley Lab. In August, Fagrelius and other scientists will go to the Mayall telescope in Arizona to install and monitor... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists replace iron in muscle protein with non-biological metalreaction at a carbon-hydrogen bond (left) and carbon-carbon double bond (right)
Scientists replace iron in muscle protein with non-biological metal
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
reaction at a carbon-hydrogen bond (left) and carbon-carbon double bond (right), respectively. Credit: John Hartwig Group/Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley There may soon be a new way to make molecules to form the basis of pharmaceuticals, fuels,... Read more
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redOrbit
New algorithm improves fluid interface dynamics calculationsmethods.Research makes it easier to determine speed, pressure of fluids Enter
New algorithm improves fluid interface dynamics calculations
redOrbit / Posted 13 days ago
methods.Research makes it easier to determine speed, pressure of fluids Enter Robert Saye, a research fellow in the Berkeley Lab mathematics group. He has come up with a new formula for the Navier-Stokes equations that makes them earlier to... Read more
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Daily Mail
The galaxy-hunting robots will begin tests next monthends of the fibre-optic cables will be turned almost 200,000 times. The first p
The galaxy-hunting robots will begin tests next month
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
ends of the fibre-optic cables will be turned almost 200,000 times. The first petal will be fully assembled by October at Berkeley Lab and tested at the lab until December Dark energy is a phrase used by physicists to describe a mysterious... Read more
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The Financial Express
Galaxy-seeking robots to make 3D map of universe in the offingInstrument (DESI) project, being developed by the US Department of Energy’s Law
Galaxy-seeking robots to make 3D map of universe in the offing
The Financial Express / Posted 13 days ago
Instrument (DESI) project, being developed by the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is also expected to improve our understanding of dark matter, the infant universe, and the structure of our own... Read more
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The Economic Times
Galaxy-seeking robots to make 3D map of universe in the offingable to fix fibres on actual objects and hold them there," said Parker Fagreliu
Galaxy-seeking robots to make 3D map of universe in the offing
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
able to fix fibres on actual objects and hold them there," said Parker Fagrelius, who is managing the ProtoDESI project at Berkeley Lab. ProtoDESI's robots are positioned far enough apart that they would not collide during their initial test... Read more
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The Hindu
Galaxy-seeking robots to make 3D map of universe in the offingInstrument (DESI) project, being developed by the US Department of Energy’s Law
Galaxy-seeking robots to make 3D map of universe in the offing
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Instrument (DESI) project, being developed by the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is also expected to improve our understanding of dark matter, the infant universe, and the structure of our own... Read more
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The Register
I spy with my little fibre, ten MEELION or so galaxiesand alignment (GFA) digital camera will confirm that the tracking system is poi
I spy with my little fibre, ten MEELION or so galaxies
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
and alignment (GFA) digital camera will confirm that the tracking system is pointing the instrument at the right stars. Berkeley Lab notes that DESI's fibres are going to go through around 200,000 movements when the full experiment runs – which... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers gear up galaxy-seeking robots for a test runParker Fagrelius of Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley inspects ProtoDESI, a prototyp
Researchers gear up galaxy-seeking robots for a test run
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Parker Fagrelius of Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley inspects ProtoDESI, a prototype system for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument. ProtoDESI will be tested at the Mayall Telescope in Arizona in August and September. Credit: Paul Mueller/Berkeley... Read more
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PhysOrg
New mathematics accurately captures liquids and surfaces moving in synergyenvironment. This is where a new mathematical framework developed by Robert Sa
New mathematics accurately captures liquids and surfaces moving in synergy
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
environment. This is where a new mathematical framework developed by Robert Saye, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's (Berkeley Lab's) 2014 Luis Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences, comes in. By reformulating the incompressible Navier-Stokes... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Researchers discover copper has fat-burning propertiescopper is essential in metabolizing fat. The team of researchers, led by Chris
Researchers discover copper has fat-burning properties
The Daily Californian / Posted 17 days ago
copper is essential in metabolizing fat. The team of researchers, led by Christopher Chang — a faculty scientist at the Berkeley Lab and campus professor of chemistry — was able to explain copper’s role in metabolizing fat for the first time.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Massive trove of battery and molecule data released to publicBerkeley Lab researcher Kristin Persson, director of the Materials Project. Cre
Massive trove of battery and molecule data released to public
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
Berkeley Lab researcher Kristin Persson, director of the Materials Project. Credit: Berkeley Lab The Materials Project, a Google-like database of material properties aimed at accelerating innovation, has released an enormous trove of data to the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New drug-capture device can soak up chemotherapy drugs to limit toxicitypotentially harmful side effects. Now, researchers at the Department of Energy
New drug-capture device can soak up chemotherapy drugs to limit toxicity
News-Medical-Net / Posted 19 days ago
potentially harmful side effects. Now, researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are helping to develop and test materials for a new device that can be inserted via a tiny tube into a vein and... Read more
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PhysOrg
New chemical 'sponges' designed to soak up toxic cancer-fighting drugs after targeting tumorsThe drug is delivered to a cancerous tumor in the liver by a tiny tube (middle
New chemical 'sponges' designed to soak up toxic cancer-fighting drugs after targeting tumors
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
The drug is delivered to a cancerous tumor in the liver by a tiny tube (middle and bottom) inserted in an artery. Credit: Berkeley Lab Doctors have a powerful arsenal of cancer-fighting chemotherapy drugs to choose from, though a key challenge is... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Study establishes copper’s role in fat metabolismhuman physiology. A research team led by a scientist at the Department of Energ
Study establishes copper’s role in fat metabolism
News-Medical-Net / Posted 20 days ago
human physiology. A research team led by a scientist at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and at the University of California, Berkeley, has found that copper plays a key role in metabolizing... Read more
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PhysOrg
Copper is key in burning fat: Scientist says results could provide new target for obesity researchhuman physiology. A research team led by a scientist at the Department of Energ
Copper is key in burning fat: Scientist says results could provide new target for obesity research
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
human physiology. A research team led by a scientist at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and at the University of California, Berkeley, has found that copper plays a key role in metabolizing... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers prepare to build an ultrasensitive 'eye' for elusive form of matterfor the LZ detector’s core, known as a time projection chamber (TPC). From left
Researchers prepare to build an ultrasensitive 'eye' for elusive form of matter
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
for the LZ detector’s core, known as a time projection chamber (TPC). From left: Jeremy Mock (State University of New York/Berkeley Lab), Knut Skarpaas (SLAC) and Robert Conley (SLAC). Credit: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Prototyping of a... Read more
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PhysOrg
New path forward for next-generation lithium-ion batteriesBerkeley Lab researchers uncovered the role of oxygen oxidation in Lithium-exce
New path forward for next-generation lithium-ion batteries
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
Berkeley Lab researchers uncovered the role of oxygen oxidation in Lithium-excess cathodes of various types. Credit: Ceder Group/Berkeley Lab In the quest for a radically better lithium-ion battery, a promising direction is the so-called... Read more
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International Business Times
US scientists in Japan pitch to use smartphone sensor network for early earthquake warning system smartphones," and a good smartphone network could begin to fill in some of the
US scientists in Japan pitch to use smartphone sensor network for early earthquake warning system
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
smartphones," and a good smartphone network could begin to fill in some of the gaps, noted Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley lab. The data collected could in turn be used to alert residents as quickly as possible about a quake, potentially... Read more
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PhysOrg
Upgraded PIP-II RFQ successfully takes first beamPIP-II accelerator was taken during the assembly phase at Lawrence Berkeley Nat
Upgraded PIP-II RFQ successfully takes first beam
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
PIP-II accelerator was taken during the assembly phase at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Credit: Andrew Lambert, Berkeley Lab In March, the Fermilab Accelerator Division successfully sent beam through a newly commissioned linear... Read more

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