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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
LAWRENCE BERKELEY
NATIONAL LABORATORY

Ernest Orlando Lawrence founded LBNL, the oldest of the national laboratories, in 1931. Lawrence invented the cyclotron, which led to a Golden Age of particle physics and revolutionary discoveries about the nature of the universe.

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Berkeley Lab scientists to develop better way to screen chemicals for cancer-causing effects

Berkeley Lab scientists to develop better way to screen chemicals for cancer-causing effects

Berkeley Lab scientists are developing a cell culture that could help researchers better identify chemicals that increase breast cancer susceptibility. The scientists will grow the culture using adult stem cells obtained from breast tissue. Their test will show if a chemical causes a breakdown in cell-to-cell communication, a fundamental defect of cancer.

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What the blank makes quantum dots blink?

Quantum dots promise an astounding range of applications, if scientists can conquer their annoying habit of blinking. Researchers computing at NERSC recently ran simulations that offer new insights into the problem.

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What the blank makes quantum dots blink?

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Atomic view of microtubules
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

29-Jul-2015
Meet the high-performance single-molecule diode
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

28-Jul-2015
Short wavelength plasmons observed in nanotubes
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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