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DOE SCIENCE NEWS BY TOPIC: Physical Sciences
DOE provides the majority (approximately 90%) of federal support for high-energy and nuclear physics research, which uses advanced accelerator facilities as well as detectors placed underground and in space to understand the fundamental nature of matter, energy, space, time and the properties and interactions of atomic nuclei and nuclear matter.

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Protein shake-up

Protein shake-up

For living organisms proteins are an essential part of their body system and are needed to thrive. In recent years, a certain class of proteins has challenged researchers' conventional notion that proteins have a static and well-defined structure.

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A tale of 2 colliders, 1 thesis, 2 awards -- and a physics mystery

Dennis Perepelitsa, a physicist exploring the mysteries of nuclear physics at RHIC and the LHC, has the distinction of being the first person to earn outstanding Ph.D. thesis awards from both research communities. His Ph.D. work, based on complementary data collected at the PHENIX and ATLAS detectors, showcased intriguing findings and an ongoing mystery that is guiding part of the research programs at both machines now.

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A tale of 2 colliders, 1 thesis, 2 awards -- and a physics mystery

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Lab News Releases
31-Mar-2015
Skin tough
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

30-Mar-2015
Goodbye, range anxiety? Electric vehicles may be more useful than previously thought
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

25-Mar-2015
Rare-earth innovation to improve nylon manufacturing
DOE/Ames Laboratory

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