A New Way to Measure Record-Setting Electron Beams

A NEW WAY TO MEASURE RECORD-SETTING ELECTRON BEAMS

Sam Barber, left, a research scientist at Berkeley Lab's BELLA Center, and Jeroen van Tilborg, a staff scientist at the BELLA Center,...

How to Find Mutated Sperm? Just Go FISH

HOW TO FIND MUTATED SPERM? JUST GO FISH

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments are known to cause harsh side effects that patients can see or feel throughout their bodies....

 
 
 
Study: X-Rays Surrounding ‘Magnificent 7' May Be Traces of Sought-After Particle

STUDY: X-RAYS SURROUNDING ‘MAGNIFICENT 7' MAY BE TRACES OF SOUGHT-AFTER PARTICLE

An artistic rendering of the XMM-Newton space telescope. A study of archival data from the XMM-Newton and the Chandra X-ray space telescopes...

Ozone Generators May Help Remediate Contamination Caused by Thirdhand Smoke

OZONE GENERATORS MAY HELP REMEDIATE CONTAMINATION CAUSED BY THIRDHAND SMOKE

Residue from cigarettes can linger on indoor surfaces for years and even decades. In 10 years of studying thirdhand smoke, which is...

 
 
 
New Research Technique Sheds Light on Least Understood Part of Lithium Batteries

NEW RESEARCH TECHNIQUE SHEDS LIGHT ON LEAST UNDERSTOOD PART OF LITHIUM BATTERIES

A scientist works on the MALDI (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization) mass spectrometer at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry....

A 1-Atom-Deep Look at a Water-Splitting Catalyst

A 1-ATOM-DEEP LOOK AT A WATER-SPLITTING CATALYST

This illustration shows two possible types of surface layers for a catalyst that performs the water-splitting reaction, the first step...

 
 
 
Primer on Carbon Dioxide Removal Provides Vital Resource at Critical Time

PRIMER ON CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL PROVIDES VITAL RESOURCE AT CRITICAL TIME

Berkeley Lab researchers are working on ways to sequester more carbon in soil, including through agricultural practices. Scientists...

Shine On: Avalanching Nanoparticles Break Barriers to Imaging Cells in Real Time

SHINE ON: AVALANCHING NANOPARTICLES BREAK BARRIERS TO IMAGING CELLS IN REAL TIME

From left: Experimental images of thulium-doped avalanching nanoparticles separated by 300 nanometers; at right, simulations of the...

 
 
 

BUILDING A GIANT 2D MAP OF THE UNIVERSE TO PREPARE FOR THE LARGEST 3D MAP

This video describes the monumental effort that went into constructing a 2D map of the universe to prepare for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic...

The Odd Structure of ORF8: Scientists Map the Coronavirus Protein Linked to Immune Evasion and Disease Severity

THE ODD STRUCTURE OF ORF8: SCIENTISTS MAP THE CORONAVIRUS PROTEIN LINKED TO IMMUNE EVASION AND DISEASE SEVERITY

Co-authors Cosmo Buffalo and Richard Hooy discussing the ORF8 structure, shown as a ribbon diagram and space-filling model. A team...

 
 
 
Two Berkeley Lab Scientists Honored with the Lawrence Award

TWO BERKELEY LAB SCIENTISTS HONORED WITH THE LAWRENCE AWARD

The Department of Energy has announced that Susannah Tringe and Dan Kasen, two scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...

Impacts of Climate Change on Our Water and Energy Systems: It's Complicated

IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON OUR WATER AND ENERGY SYSTEMS: IT'S COMPLICATED

The Dos Amigos Pumping Plant in Merced County and California Aqueduct are part of the California State Water Project, an energy-intensive...

 
 
 
Rachel Slaybaugh to Lead Berkeley Lab's Cyclotron Road

RACHEL SLAYBAUGH TO LEAD BERKELEY LAB'S CYCLOTRON ROAD

The Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has named Rachel Slaybaugh, associate professor of nuclear engineering...

Unique X-Ray Microscope Reveals Dazzling 3D Cell Images

UNIQUE X-RAY MICROSCOPE REVEALS DAZZLING 3D CELL IMAGES

Soft X-ray tomography provides a map of organelles within an intact cell. The planet is comprised of continents and islands, each...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab's Top 10 Science Stories of 2020

BERKELEY LAB'S TOP 10 SCIENCE STORIES OF 2020

T he coronavirus pandemic has taught us many valuable lessons this year, and perhaps foremost among them is the importance of science. Researchers...

Speeding Toward Improved Hydrogen Fuel Production

SPEEDING TOWARD IMPROVED HYDROGEN FUEL PRODUCTION

Illustration of the 2D boron nitride substrate with imperfections that host tiny nickel clusters. The catalyst aids the chemical reaction...

 
 
 
Scientists Recruit New Atomic Heavyweights in Targeted Fight Against Cancer

SCIENTISTS RECRUIT NEW ATOMIC HEAVYWEIGHTS IN TARGETED FIGHT AGAINST CANCER

Katherine Shield , Dahlia An, and Tyler Bailey are part of a research team that developed new methods for the large-scale production,...

SCIENTISTS SAY FAREWELL TO DAYA BAY SITE, PROCEED WITH FINAL DATA ANALYSIS

Photomultiplier tubes, designed to pick up faint light signals from particle interactions, line the inside of a detector for the Daya...

 
 
 
Cataloging Nature's Hidden Arsenal: Viruses that Infect Bacteria

CATALOGING NATURE'S HIDDEN ARSENAL: VIRUSES THAT INFECT BACTERIA

This colorized transmission electron micrograph shows numerous phages attached to a bacterial cell wall. Phages are known for their...

This Anti-COVID Mask Breaks the Mold

THIS ANTI-COVID MASK BREAKS THE MOLD

In the fight against COVID-19, scientists at Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley are developing an N95 quality-assessment test; a rechargeable,...

 
 
 



World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Bond LSC Researchers Named Most Highly Cited for 2020

Bond LSC Researchers Named Most Highly Cited for 2020

Bond Life Sciences Center principal investigators Bing Yang and Ron Mittler are pictured above. | photos by Erica Overfelt, Bond LSC. By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Building onto... Read more ...

A New Way to Measure Record-Setting Electron Beams

A New Way to Measure Record-Setting Electron Beams

Sam Barber, left, a research scientist at Berkeley Lab's BELLA Center, and Jeroen van Tilborg, a staff scientist at the BELLA Center, hold the active plasma lens, right, and... Read more ...

Researchers Find Cerebrospinal Fluid Boosts Cancer Cell Aggression

Researchers Find Cerebrospinal Fluid Boosts Cancer Cell Aggression

In cell studies, Mayo researchers and collaborators have uncovered why tumor cells from glioblastoma are more aggressive in one part of the brain than in others. In an article... Read more ...

Historical evolution of spheroids and organoids, and possibilities of use in...

Historical evolution of spheroids and organoids, and possibilities of use in life sciences and medicine

Abstract Background An impressive percentage of biomedical advances were achieved through animal research and cell culture investigations. For drug testing and disease... Read more ...

PSC Software™ Announces the Release of Microsoft Office 365 Integration in...

PSC Software™ Announces the Release of Microsoft Office 365 Integration in Adaptive Compliance Engine® Version 3.5.0

Written By: PSC Software Business Development and Marketing Teams PSC Software , a wholly owned subsidiary of PSC Biotech Corporation , is pleased to announce the integration... Read more ...

The Importance of Good Documentation Practices

The Importance of Good Documentation Practices

Written By: Akshaya Mohan, Regulatory Affairs Manager, PSC Biotech® Documentation is a “record” or “evidence” of an event that has happened. In the life-science industry “If it... Read more ...

Efficient Multiple Biomedical Events Extraction Via Reinforcement Learning

AbstractMotivationMultiple events extraction from biomedical literature is a challenging task for biomedical community. Usually, biomedical event extraction is modeled as two... Read more ...

Calibrating variant-scoring methods for clinical decision making

AbstractIdentifying pathogenic variants and annotating them is a major challenge in human genetics, especially for the non-coding ones. Several tools have been developed and... Read more ...

Structure and binding ability of self‐assembled α‐lactalbumin protein...

Abstract Partial hydrolysis of whey‐based α‐lactalbumin with Bacillus licheniformis protease induces the formation of nanotubular structures in the presence of calcium ions by... Read more ...

Anti‐epithelial cell adhesion molecule RNA aptamer‐conjugated liposomal...

Abstract To overcome the lack of selectivity and nonspecific biodistribution of drugs in the body, targeted delivery of chemotherapeutic agents with aptamers is a very... Read more ...