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Daily Mail
Having a roof rack could eat up 25 percent of your car's gassome hope, according to the authors of the paper, Yuche Chen of the National Re
Having a roof rack could eat up 25 percent of your car's gas
Daily Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
some hope, according to the authors of the paper, Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Alan Meier of Berkeley Lab. They suggested that car manufacturers can help by making their racks more aerodynamic and easily... Read more
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Daily Mail
Declassified pictures show atomic bomb blowing up US warship in 1946it would be to explore and contacted nuclear physicist Kai Vetter. Professor V
Declassified pictures show atomic bomb blowing up US warship in 1946
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
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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CNET
What a drag: Roof racks wasted 100 million gallons of gas last yearcarry. But they're not perfect. In fact, they're actually burning through gasol
What a drag: Roof racks wasted 100 million gallons of gas last year
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
carry. But they're not perfect. In fact, they're actually burning through gasoline at a ludicrous rate. Researchers from Berkeley Lab and the National Renewable Energy Lab teamed up for a first-of-its-kind study that looks at the environmental... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab develops ultrafast electron-firing device to observe chemical reactionsprocesses at the atomic scale. The High Repetition-rate Electron Scattering ap
Berkeley Lab develops ultrafast electron-firing device to observe chemical reactions
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
processes at the atomic scale. The High Repetition-rate Electron Scattering apparatus, or HiRes, was spearheaded by Berkeley Lab scientist Daniele Filippetto and was funded for the past five years in part by the U.S. Department of Energy’s... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seeing atoms and molecules in action with an electron 'eye'of the HiRES ultrafast electron diffraction beamline, which is located in the d
Seeing atoms and molecules in action with an electron 'eye'
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
of the HiRES ultrafast electron diffraction beamline, which is located in the domed Advanced Light Source building at Berkeley Lab. At left (on blue base) is APEX, the electron source for HiRES. Credit: Daniele Filippetto/Berkeley Lab A unique... Read more
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PhysOrg
Roof racks a drag on fuel economybe costing you as much as 25 percent more in gas. In the first study of its ki
Roof racks a drag on fuel economy
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
be costing you as much as 25 percent more in gas. In the first study of its kind, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researcher Alan Meier, working with Yuche Chen of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, have estimated the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab personnel discover human remains on lab propertyLaboratory personnel discovered human remains on lab property Monday. The faci
Berkeley Lab personnel discover human remains on lab property
The Daily Californian / Posted 6 days ago
Laboratory personnel discovered human remains on lab property Monday. The facilities personnel had been working on Berkeley Lab’s southern perimeter to clear a drainage ditch when they found a human skull and one bone inside the ditch,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
9 campus faculty selected for membership in American Academy of Arts and Sciencesin that it brings together people from many different disciplines,” she said.
9 campus faculty selected for membership in American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
in that it brings together people from many different disciplines,” she said. Nogales was selected along with three other Berkeley Lab scientists, including Glaeser, who worked with Nogales on cryo-electron microscopy, a technology that uses an... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus researchers make 1st direct measurements of liquid crystals' molecular structurethat confirm the arrangements’ existence. The X-ray technique, which was devel
Campus researchers make 1st direct measurements of liquid crystals' molecular structure
The Daily Californian / Posted 9 days ago
that confirm the arrangements’ existence. The X-ray technique, which was developed at the Advanced Light Source at Berkeley Lab over the last few years, uses low-energy X-rays to examine carbon atoms in the liquid crystal molecules to show... Read more
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PhysOrg
What screens are made of: New twists (and bends) in LCD researchliquid crystal molecules (left and center) measuring 3 nanometers in length, us
What screens are made of: New twists (and bends) in LCD research
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
liquid crystal molecules (left and center) measuring 3 nanometers in length, using a pioneering X-ray technique at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source. A better understanding of this spiral form, discovered in 2013, could lead to new... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announces 3 energy-saving projectsthat plug into walls — which constitute at least 25 percent of electricity usag
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announces 3 energy-saving projects
The Daily Californian / Posted 15 days ago
that plug into walls — which constitute at least 25 percent of electricity usage in California buildings, according to a Berkeley Lab press release. One of the projects, led by campus researchers Alan Meier and Richard Brown, seeks to find... Read more
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Daily Press
Jefferson National Lab helps upgrade world's brightest X-ray laseris drawing on the expertise and experience of "the best people" at Jefferson La
Jefferson National Lab helps upgrade world's brightest X-ray laser
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
is drawing on the expertise and experience of "the best people" at Jefferson Lab and three other national labs — Argonne, Berkeley Lab and Fermilab — that are overseen and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, as well as from Stanford and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wealth of unsuspected new microbes expands tree of lifeinner workings of that could change our understanding of biology," said co-auth
Wealth of unsuspected new microbes expands tree of life
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
inner workings of that could change our understanding of biology," said co-author Brett Baker, formerly of Banfield's UC Berkeley lab but now at the University of Texas, Austin, Marine Science Institute. Tree depicts life we see today Charles... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists redraw the tree of life to add 1,000 microscopic life formsinner workings of that could change our understanding of biology,' said co-auth
Scientists redraw the tree of life to add 1,000 microscopic life forms
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
inner workings of that could change our understanding of biology,' said co-author Brett Baker, formerly of Banfield's UC Berkeley lab but now at the University of Texas, Austin, Marine Science Institute. For the new paper, Banfield and Hug... Read more
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PhysOrg
Existing state laws collectively require a 50 percent increase in US renewable electricityRPS-Driven Renewables Capacity Growth (left) and Residual RPS Demand (right). C
Existing state laws collectively require a 50 percent increase in US renewable electricity
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
RPS-Driven Renewables Capacity Growth (left) and Residual RPS Demand (right). Credit: Berkeley Lab State renewables portfolio standards, known as RPS policies, have contributed to more than half of all renewable electricity growth in the United... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley Lab researchers contribute to improvements to X-ray laseris a joint effort of several laboratories across the nation, including the Stan
Berkeley Lab researchers contribute to improvements to X-ray laser
The Daily Californian / Posted 25 days ago
is a joint effort of several laboratories across the nation, including the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, or SLAC, and Berkeley Lab. LCLS-II involves adding a second X-ray laser beam to the existing Linac Coherent Light Source, or LCLS, a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Berkeley Lab working on key components for LCLS-II X-ray laserswhich is designed to wiggle electrons, causing them to emit brilliant X-ray lig
Berkeley Lab working on key components for LCLS-II X-ray lasers
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
which is designed to wiggle electrons, causing them to emit brilliant X-ray light, undergoes magnetic measurements at Berkeley Lab. Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab X-ray free-electron lasers, first realized a decade ago, produce the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Major upgrade will boost power of world's brightest X-ray laserto generate X-rays. To make this major upgrade a reality, SLAC has teamed up w
Major upgrade will boost power of world's brightest X-ray laser
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
to generate X-rays. To make this major upgrade a reality, SLAC has teamed up with four other national labs - Argonne, Berkeley Lab, Fermilab and Jefferson Lab - and Cornell University, with each partner making key contributions to project... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists push valleytronics one step closer to realityshows a TMDC monolayer coupled with a host ferromagnetic semiconductor, which i
Scientists push valleytronics one step closer to reality
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
shows a TMDC monolayer coupled with a host ferromagnetic semiconductor, which is an experimental approach developed by Berkeley Lab scientists that could lead to valleytronic devices. Valley polarization can be directly determined from the... Read more
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Slate
What’s the Deal With Artificial Intelligence Killing Humans?that are wholly asymmetrical to our ways of coming at the same issues. Even lit
What’s the Deal With Artificial Intelligence Killing Humans?
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
that are wholly asymmetrical to our ways of coming at the same issues. Even literally treating a robot like a child, as one Berkeley lab has, is no guarantee that it will come to share our appetite for play—or our sense of morality. But to describe... Read more

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