Tag Archives: Energy

Synthetic Biology Research Campaign sheds light on productivity in cyanobacteria.

Research program leads to practically useful and fundamentally interesting knowledge about how to genetically optimize cyanobacteria for increased biomass production. Continue reading

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Exploring the environmental impact of quantum dots

The speed with which microbes in a simplified ecosystem absorb the nanomaterials is raising concerns about the effect on organisms higher in the food chain. Continue reading

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Cream of the Crop: Top-Tier Publications from 2016

Research at DOE Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory featured in Science, Nature and PNAS journals. Continue reading

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Computing a Textbook of Crystal Physics

Berkeley Lab scientists publish world’s largest database of piezoelectric properties Continue reading

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Probing dopant distribution: Finding by Berkeley Lab Researchers Opens the Door to Better Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals

The icing on the cake for semiconductor nanocrystals that provide a non-damped optoelectronic effect may exist as a layer of tin that segregates near the surface. Continue reading

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Trapping and Keeping Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Underground carbon sequestration could mitigate global warming. Its effectiveness is being studied in the field and in the lab. Continue reading

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Plant-inspired Catalysts Smooth the Route to Cleaner Energy

When it comes to generating energy from sunlight, Mother Nature knows best—and scientists are taking clues from her. Continue reading

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Keepers of the Wind in the Pacific Northwest

By taking advantage of some unusual geological formations, scientists in Washington and Oregon are finding ways to make wind energy viable. Continue reading

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A Sustainable House in Tlemcen, Algeria

A team from Abou-Bekr Belkaid University in Algeria has designed an environmentally friendly house that is cheap to build, cool, and heat. Continue reading

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Why Go Offshore?

A conference this summer examined the financial, technical, and political issues that must be addressed before offshore wind farms can become a viable source of renewable energy. Continue reading

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