Nano Mag Flux Lines BNL

Color-enhanced image of magnetic flux lines around individual nickel nanodots.  (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

The Office of Science has several vehicles to update the public on the latest scientific outcomes of funded projects. The content is available as In the News articles, In Focus articles, and presentations and testimony.

Featured Articles

Neutron scattering is a valuable technique for studying cell membranes, but signals from the cell’s other components such as proteins, RNA, DNA and carbohydrates can get in the way. 05.24.17User Facility

Neutrons Provide the First Nanoscale Look at a Living Cell MembraneExternal link

A research team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has performed the first-ever direct nanoscale examination of a living cell membrane. Read More »

Hans Christen directs nanoscale material science research at the Center for Nanophase Material Sciences in east Tennessee. 05.16.17Profile

Meet the Director: Hans Christen

For Hans Christen, director of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences user facility, science is his way of life. Read More »

A new ferroelectric material developed at Berkeley Lab could lead to wireless communications in extreme environments, such as space. 05.11.17From the Labs

Scientists Help Thin-Film Ferroelectrics Go ExtremeExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers create polarization gradient, boost temperature span of ubiquitous material. Read More »

Science Headlines

05.26.17User Facility

Fungal Enzymes Team Up to More Efficiently Break Down CelluloseExternal link

A team led by researchers at the University of California (UC), Santa Barbara has found for the first time that early lineages of fungi can form complexes of enzymes capable of degrading plant biomass.
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05.26.17From the Labs

Argonne Scientists Make Vanadium Into a Useful Catalyst for HydrogenationExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have transformed a common metal into a useful catalyst for a wide class of reactions, a role formerly reserved for expensive precious metals.
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $72 Million for Innovative Research and Development by Small BusinessesExternal link

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced that the Department of Energy will award 73 grants totaling $72 million to 68 small businesses in 24 states.
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Science Highlights

05.01.17Science Highlight

Casting a Wide Net

Designed molecules will provide positive impacts in energy production by selectively removing unwanted ions from complex solutions. Read More »

05.01.17Science Highlight

Finding the Correct Path

A new computational technique greatly simplifies the complex reaction networks common to catalysis and combustion fields. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

New Software Tools Streamline DNA Sequence Design-and-Build Process

These enhanced tools will accelerate gene discovery and characterization, vital for new forms of fuel production. Read More »

Presentations & Testimony


DOE Office of Science Update.pdf file (6.3MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray provides an Office of Science Update at the March 2016 Meeting of the American Physical Society.


FY 2017 President’s Budget Request for DOE’s Office of Science.pdf file (7.0MB)

DOE Office of Science Director Cherry Murray presents the details of White House FY 2017 budget request.


Statement of Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science, Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development.pdf file (60KB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer discusses the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Office of
Science in the Department of Energy (DOE).

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