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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
E-cigarette vapor releases two cancerous chemicals, new study sayslower than from conventional cigarettes, so you're better off using e-cigarette
E-cigarette vapor releases two cancerous chemicals, new study says
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
lower than from conventional cigarettes, so you're better off using e-cigarettes," Hugo Destaillats, the study's author and Berkeley Lab researcher, said in a statement. "I would say, that may be true for certain users -- for example, long time... Read more
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EarthSky
Air conditioning’s big global impactof infrastructure investments and result in billions of tons of increased carbo
Air conditioning’s big global impact
EarthSky / Posted 14 hours ago
of infrastructure investments and result in billions of tons of increased carbon dioxide emissions. A new study by Lawrence Berkeley Lab also points out that more ACs means more refrigerants that are potent greenhouse gases. Evidence from... Read more
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New Kerala
Old e-cigarette device emits more harmful chemicals - newkerala.com #96849& Technology. "In some cases we saw aldehyde levels increase 60 per cent betwe
Old e-cigarette device emits more harmful chemicals - newkerala.com #96849
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
& Technology. "In some cases we saw aldehyde levels increase 60 per cent between cycles one and nine," said co-author and Berkeley Lab researcher Mohamad Sleiman. The team of researchers simulated vaping using three types of e-liquids in two... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Hotter Vapes Could Put More Toxins In Your LungsNew research out of Berkeley Lab shows that not every puff is equal, and clearl
Hotter Vapes Could Put More Toxins In Your Lungs
Popular Science Australia / Posted 22 hours ago
New research out of Berkeley Lab shows that not every puff is equal, and clearly outlines the factors that increase risk. Temperature, type, and age of the device all play a role in how much harmful emissions the e-cig produces, but the heat was a... Read more
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The Verge
More cancer-causing chemicals found in electronic cigarettesof e-cigarettes say emissions are much lower than from conventional cigarettes,
More cancer-causing chemicals found in electronic cigarettes
The Verge / Posted yesterday
of e-cigarettes say emissions are much lower than from conventional cigarettes, so you’re better off using e-cigarettes," Berkeley Lab researcher and study co-author Hugo Destaillats said in a statement. "I would say, that may be true for certain... Read more
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Medical News Today
E-cigarettes: Toxic emission level dependent on temperature, type, age of devicee-cigarettes say emissions are much lower than from conventional cigarettes, so
E-cigarettes: Toxic emission level dependent on temperature, type, age of device
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
e-cigarettes say emissions are much lower than from conventional cigarettes, so you're better off using e-cigarettes," says Berkeley Lab researcher and co-author Hugo Destaillats. "I would say, that may be true for certain users - for example,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study identifies two additional carcinogens not previously reported in e-cigarette vaporBerkeley Lab researchers (from left) Lara Gundel, Marion Russell, Hugo Destaill
Study identifies two additional carcinogens not previously reported in e-cigarette vapor
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Berkeley Lab researchers (from left) Lara Gundel, Marion Russell, Hugo Destaillats demonstrate filling a glass syringe with vapor from an e-cigarette. Credit: Paul Mueller/Berkeley Lab While previous studies have found that electronic cigarettes emit... Read more
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Quartz
The global environmental impact of air conditioning is big and will get even biggerof infrastructure investments and result in billions of tons of increased carbo
The global environmental impact of air conditioning is big and will get even bigger
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
of infrastructure investments and result in billions of tons of increased carbon dioxide emissions. A new study by Lawrence Berkeley Lab also points out that more ACs means more refrigerants that are potent greenhouse gases.Evidence from Mexico To... Read more
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redOrbit
World's Best Dark Matter Detector Finishes Searchover more than a year and a half to keep the detector running in optimal condit
World's Best Dark Matter Detector Finishes Search
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
over more than a year and a half to keep the detector running in optimal conditions and maximize useful data time,” Berkeley Lab physicist Simon Fiorucci, science coordination manager for the experiment, said. “The is unambiguous data we can... Read more
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The Register
Nope, we can't find dark matter either, says LUX teamcompetitive field - even if it is not the positive detection we were all hoping
Nope, we can't find dark matter either, says LUX team
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
competitive field - even if it is not the positive detection we were all hoping for," said Simon Fiorucci, a physicist at Berkeley Lab and Science Coordination Manager for the experiment. The disappointing results have not crushed all hopes... Read more
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New Kerala
Replacing kerosene lanterns with solar-LEDs can spur jobs - newkerala.com #92883who are selling the fuels that solar will replace," said researcher Evan Mills
Replacing kerosene lanterns with solar-LEDs can spur jobs - newkerala.com #92883
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
who are selling the fuels that solar will replace," said researcher Evan Mills from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the US Department of Energy's Office of Science. "We... Read more
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PhysOrg
Comparing fungal secretions to uncover carbon compound degradation pathwaysUser Facilities: the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI)
Comparing fungal secretions to uncover carbon compound degradation pathways
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
User Facilities: the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and the Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory (EMSL) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. As... Read more
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PhysOrg
Modern off-grid lighting could create two million new jobs in developing worldA focus group with rural Kenyans on solar-LED lanterns, from a 2009 Berkeley La
Modern off-grid lighting could create two million new jobs in developing world
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
A focus group with rural Kenyans on solar-LED lanterns, from a 2009 Berkeley Lab study. Credit: Evan Mills/Berkeley Lab Many households in impoverished regions around the world are starting to shift away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Berkeley Lab Scientists Grow Atomically Thin Transistors And Circuitsslightly overlaps on top of the graphene. Finally, further growth results in Mo
Berkeley Lab Scientists Grow Atomically Thin Transistors And Circuits
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 9 days ago
slightly overlaps on top of the graphene. Finally, further growth results in MoS2 completely filling the channels. (Credit Berkeley Lab) In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies—and possibly... Read more
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PhysOrg
New training videos leverage ESnet's expertise to improve network performance around the worldA screenshot from the training video on deploying perfSONAR. Credit: Jon Bashor
New training videos leverage ESnet's expertise to improve network performance around the world
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
A screenshot from the training video on deploying perfSONAR. Credit: Jon Bashor, Berkeley Lab The Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network, or ESnet, and the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) at the University of Oregon are teaming up to... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab researchers receive $20 million to study watershed impacta result of climate change. The project — called the Watershed Function Scient
Berkeley Lab researchers receive $20 million to study watershed impact
The Daily Californian / Posted 10 days ago
a result of climate change. The project — called the Watershed Function Scientific Focus Area — is a collaboration led by Berkeley Lab of more than 60 researchers from five different institutions. By the end of the study, Kenneth Williams, the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab helps develop largest 3-D map of galaxiesthree-dimensional map of distant galaxies. This map records the presence of 1.
Berkeley Lab helps develop largest 3-D map of galaxies
The Daily Californian / Posted 10 days ago
three-dimensional map of distant galaxies. This map records the presence of 1.2 million galaxies, which, according to Berkeley Lab astrophysicist and principal investigator David Schlegel, will likely help advance the scientific understanding... Read more
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The Register
Go catch Pokemon in this, nerds: Our space neighborhood of 1.2m galaxies mapped in 3Dper cent of the universe that is dark," noted David Schlegel, an astrophysicist
Go catch Pokemon in this, nerds: Our space neighborhood of 1.2m galaxies mapped in 3D
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
per cent of the universe that is dark," noted David Schlegel, an astrophysicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and principal investigator for BOSS. "In this map, we can see galaxies being gravitationally pulled towards... Read more
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The Register
Much more Moore's Law: Wonder-stuff graphene transistor trickerybuild atomically thin electronics or pack more computing power in a smaller are
Much more Moore's Law: Wonder-stuff graphene transistor trickery
The Register / Posted 17 days ago
build atomically thin electronics or pack more computing power in a smaller area," says Xiang Zhang, a senior scientist in Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division who led the study. Previous graphene-based transistors have been harder to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists grow atomically thin transistors and circuitsslightly overlaps on top of the graphene. Finally, further growth results in Mo
Scientists grow atomically thin transistors and circuits
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
slightly overlaps on top of the graphene. Finally, further growth results in MoS2 completely filling the channels. Credit: Berkeley Lab In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies—and possibly... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Chemical ‘Sponges’ Could Make Chemo Saferresearchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Chemical ‘Sponges’ Could Make Chemo Safer
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 20 days ago
researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory may have a found a way. The scientists at Berkeley Lab are helping to develop and test materials for a new device that can be inserted into a vein through a tiny tube... Read more
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PhysOrg
New discovery could better predict how semiconductors weather abusenature is not easy, but new insights by researchers at the Department of Energy
New discovery could better predict how semiconductors weather abuse
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
nature is not easy, but new insights by researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could help create a viable artificial system of photosynthesis. One of the major challenges for scientists... Read more
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PhysOrg
Cryo-EM's renaissance: NERSC resources help illuminate human molecular machineryBerkeley Lab scientists Eva Nogales and Robert Louder at the electron microscop
Cryo-EM's renaissance: NERSC resources help illuminate human molecular machinery
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
Berkeley Lab scientists Eva Nogales and Robert Louder at the electron microscope. Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab In a pair of breakthrough Nature papers published recently, researchers in Eva Nogales' Lab at UC Berkeley and the Lawrence... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab researchers combine synthetic, natural catalysts to create new reactionsfor the discovery of new compounds and a more efficient way of producing molecu
Berkeley Lab researchers combine synthetic, natural catalysts to create new reactions
The Daily Californian / Posted 27 days ago
for the discovery of new compounds and a more efficient way of producing molecules. The research, which was led by Berkeley Lab senior faculty scientist John Hartwig, was published June 13 in the journal “Nature” and was the first of its... Read more
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PhysOrg
Data centers continue to proliferate while their energy use plateausBerkeley Lab researchers (from left) Dale Sartor, Arman Shehabi, Richard Brown,
Data centers continue to proliferate while their energy use plateaus
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Berkeley Lab researchers (from left) Dale Sartor, Arman Shehabi, Richard Brown, and Sarah Smith are co-authors of a new report on data center energy efficiency. Credit: Paul Mueller/Berkeley Lab As the number of data centers continues to increase in... Read more
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The Register
Hyperscale cloud operators are saving the planetthey chewed up about 70 billion kWH in 2014, about 1.8 per cent of total US con
Hyperscale cloud operators are saving the planet
The Register / Posted 30 days ago
they chewed up about 70 billion kWH in 2014, about 1.8 per cent of total US consumption, according to a June 2016 study by Berkeley Lab. The authors estimate that US data centre power consumption will grow about four per cent between 2014-2020, a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Chemist says trapped electrons to blame for lack of battery efficiencyNational Science Foundation-funded research, which also features a third Texas
Chemist says trapped electrons to blame for lack of battery efficiency
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
National Science Foundation-funded research, which also features a third Texas A&M graduate student, Abhishek Parija. Berkeley Lab staff image010.jpgscientist David Prendergast and postdoctoral fellow Yufeng Liang at Berkeley Lab's Molecular... Read more
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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 a month 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 a month 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 1 months 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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