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The Mercury News
More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standardsmetric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 -- or about a third of the way
More electric cars, more solar power expected as state struggles to reach tough new climate standards
The Mercury News / Posted 18 hours ago
metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 -- or about a third of the way to the 2030 goal, according to Lawrence Berkeley lab estimates. "We are going to need some additional policies to get us all the way there," said Jeffery... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
The Science of SmallTHIS IS WHAT SMALL LOOKS LIKE. Berkeley Lab researchers are using the science
The Science of Small
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 3 days ago
THIS IS WHAT SMALL LOOKS LIKE. Berkeley Lab researchers are using the science of the very small to help solve big challenges. That’s because, at the nanoscale -- the scale of molecules and proteins -- new and exciting properties emerge that can... Read more
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PhysOrg
Median installed price of solar in the United States fell by 5-12 percent in 2015The report cover. Credit: Berkeley Lab Solar energy system pricing is at an all
Median installed price of solar in the United States fell by 5-12 percent in 2015
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The report cover. Credit: Berkeley Lab Solar energy system pricing is at an all-time low, according to the latest editions of two recurring "state of the market" reports released today by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National... Read more
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Daily Mail
What the USS Independence looks like nowit would be to explore and contacted nuclear physicist Kai Vetter. Professor V
What the USS Independence looks like now
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
it would be to explore and contacted nuclear physicist Kai Vetter. Professor Vetter is head of applied nuclear physics at Berkeley Lab, nuclear engineering professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and the co-founder of the Institute... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Department of Energy awards small businesses vouchers to work with Berkeley Labof their clean energy technologies. The small businesses will be assigned to w
Department of Energy awards small businesses vouchers to work with Berkeley Lab
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
of their clean energy technologies. The small businesses will be assigned to work with two to five scientists from the Berkeley Lab and will gain access to the lab’s equipment. The DOE awarded a total of $1.1 million in vouchers to the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Novel nanoscale display case could help reveal structure of hard-to-study moleculesResearchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Novel nanoscale display case could help reveal structure of hard-to-study molecules
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley have created a sort of nanoscale display case that enables new atomic-scale views of hard-to-study chemical and biological samples. Their... Read more
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PhysOrg
A new way to display the 3-D structure of moleculesare bound to nanostructures (gold and blue) called MOFs, or metal-organic frame
A new way to display the 3-D structure of molecules
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
are bound to nanostructures (gold and blue) called MOFs, or metal-organic frameworks. Credit: S. Lee, E. Kapustin, O. Yaghi/Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)... Read more
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PhysOrg
Annual wind report confirms tech advancements, improved performance, and low energy pricesFor wind projects recently installed in the United States, domestically manufac
Annual wind report confirms tech advancements, improved performance, and low energy prices
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
For wind projects recently installed in the United States, domestically manufactured content is highest for nacelle assembly (>85%), towers (80-85%), and blades and hubs (50-70%), but is much lower ( Installed cost of wind chart. Credit: Berkeley... Read more
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PhysOrg
New electron microscope expands materials characterization capabilities at Laboratoryusers, said the Titan provides many new microscopy capabilities on site that he
New electron microscope expands materials characterization capabilities at Laboratory
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
users, said the Titan provides many new microscopy capabilities on site that he previously had to travel to Lawrence Berkeley Lab to perform. With its high-resolution imaging, Li said, researchers can see individual atomic columns, a useful... Read more
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News.com.au
Tiny robots to map the universeA view of the ProtoDESI set up during assembly at Berkeley Lab. Picture: Paul M
Tiny robots to map the universe
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
A view of the ProtoDESI set up during assembly at Berkeley Lab. Picture: Paul Mueller/Berkeley Lab HUMANS love to map our surroundings but there’s one area that remains very much a mystery. Google has mapped our roads, homes and oceans but... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
New X-Ray Technique Reveals 5D Battery Imagesand other major energy technologies. Another DOE Office of Science User Facili
New X-Ray Technique Reveals 5D Battery Images
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 13 days ago
and other major energy technologies. Another DOE Office of Science User Facility, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) Advanced Light Source, has also developed a new x-ray microscopy technique to study battery dynamics. Their... Read more
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Daily Mail
Project to create 3D map of the universe enters the construction phase4-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, with
Project to create 3D map of the universe enters the construction phase
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
4-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, with observations starting up in January 2019 Berkeley Lab is building and testing a robotic array for a telescope project that will produce a 3D map of the universe... Read more
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International Business Times
A 3D map of millions of galaxies to be built by 5,000 robots to shed light on dark energy brings DESI closer to its five-year mission to go where no map has gone before
A 3D map of millions of galaxies to be built by 5,000 robots to shed light on dark energy
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
brings DESI closer to its five-year mission to go where no map has gone before in the universe," added David Schlegel of Berkeley Lab, a co-project scientist for DESI. "I can't wait." A prototype dubbed ProtoDESI has already been installed at... Read more
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PhysOrg
3-D Galaxy-mapping project enters construction phasephoto) -- each pointing a thin fiber-optic cable at separate sky objects -- wil
3-D Galaxy-mapping project enters construction phase
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
photo) -- each pointing a thin fiber-optic cable at separate sky objects -- will be installed in DESI. Credit: Joe Silber/Berkeley Lab A 3-D sky-mapping project that will measure the light of millions of galaxies has received formal—approval from... Read more
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PhysOrg
New X-Ray microscopy technique reveals nanoscale secrets of rechargeable batteriessignificant advancement from the study is the X-ray microscopy technique itself
New X-Ray microscopy technique reveals nanoscale secrets of rechargeable batteries
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
significant advancement from the study is the X-ray microscopy technique itself, which was developed in collaboration with Berkeley Lab Advanced Light Source scientists Young-sang Yu, David Shapiro, and Tolek Tyliszczak. The microscope, which is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers find molecular switch that triggers bacterial pathogenicitybacterial chromatin (in yellow) in wild type and invasive E. coli cells, shown
Researchers find molecular switch that triggers bacterial pathogenicity
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
bacterial chromatin (in yellow) in wild type and invasive E. coli cells, shown in the bottom row. Credit: Michal Hammel/Berkeley Lab Scientists have revealed for the first time the molecular steps that turn on bacteria's pathogenic genes. Using... Read more
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Salon.com
Cooling measures are big and getting bigger: The global impact of air conditioningof infrastructure investments and result in billions of tons of increased carbo
Cooling measures are big and getting bigger: The global impact of air conditioning
Salon.com / Posted 30 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... Read more
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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 30 days 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 a month 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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