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11-Sep-2017
Small brain, big data

Using a multi-lab approach, Argonne researchers are tapping the laboratory's vast arsenal of innovative technologies to map the intricacies of brain function at the deepest levels, and describing them in greater detail than ever before through advanced data analysis techniques. The brain connectome project is supported by the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility's new Data Science Program, a new initiative targeted at big data problems.


Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

8-Sep-2017
Middle school girls on a coding mission

The two-day 'CodeGirls at Argonne' camp seeks to immerse the girls in computer science before they enter high school. The camp helps break down the typical stereotype of coding being a solitary and male activity. At Argonne, computer scientists work as part of interdisciplinary teams that focus on solving problems.


Contact: Justin H.S. Breaux
jbreaux@anl.gov
630-252-5274
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

6-Sep-2017
Argonne efforts accelerate 3-D printing journey
Argonne scientists' first glimpse inside additive manufacturing process yields important advancements.

Contact: Alex Mitchell
amitchell@anl.gov
630-252-5573
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

6-Sep-2017
Argonne opens call for second cohort of Chain Reaction Innovations
Argonne opens call for second cohort of Chain Reaction Innovations. Applications will be accepted from Sept. 5 through Oct. 13.

Contact: Tona Kunz
tkunz@anl.gov
630-252-5560
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

5-Sep-2017
Olympics of the mind
The Argonne Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) High School Research Program, is a mentorship program supported by the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne's volunteer mentors work closely with African-American students to help them compete in the national ACT-SO competition, hone their research skills and even help to boost their confidence to strive for more.

Contact: Justin H.S. Breaux
jbreaux@anl.gov
630-252-5274
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

31-Aug-2017
A 'shark tank' for Argonne scientists

Argonne scientists participating in Lab Accelerator will present on their emerging technologies Sept. 14. The top presenter will go on to a national Lab Accelerator contest.


Contact: Tona Kunz
tkunz@anl.gov
630-252-5560
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

24-Aug-2017
Big Bang -- the movie

In a new approach to enable scientific breakthroughs, researchers linked together supercomputers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) and at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Contact: Jared Sagoff
jsagoff@anl.gov
630-252-5549
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

23-Aug-2017
Widening horizons for high schoolers with code

In July, the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory hosted a five-day Coding Camp for more than two dozen high school juniors and seniors, teaching new programming skills and how computer science is an integral part of an Argonne researcher's life.


Contact: Dave Bukey
dbukey@anl.gov
630-252-6806
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

22-Aug-2017
Two Argonne scientists receive DOE Early Career Research Program awards

Argonne scientists Matt Dietrich and Tom Peterka have received DOE Early Career Research Program awards. Peterka was awarded for his work to redefine scientific data models to be communicated, stored and analyzed more efficiently. Dietrich was recognized for his work probing potential new physics beyond the Standard Model that could help explain why matter came to dominate the universe.


Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

16-Aug-2017
Young minds take the stage at Argonne

Argonne's Learning on the Lawn celebration capped 10 weeks of intense discoveries and experimentation for 90 students, led by luminaries from across the laboratory -- from nuclear engineers to biologists to experts in exascale computing, systems that will be 50+ times quicker than today's supercomputers.


Contact: Chris Kramer
ckramer@anl.gov
630-252-5580
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

15-Aug-2017
Seth Darling named director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at Argonne

The US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has named Seth Darling as Director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at Argonne (IME at Argonne), effective immediately. IME at Argonne is the Argonne-based partner to the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago.


Contact: Alex Mitchell
amitchell@anl.gov
630-252-5573
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

11-Aug-2017
New battery material goes with the flow

Scientists at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have engineered a new material to be used in redox flow batteries, which are particularly useful for storing electricity for the grid. The material consists of carefully structured molecules designed to be particularly electrochemically stable in order to prevent the battery from losing energy to unwanted reactions.


Contact: Jared Sagoff
jsagoff@anl.gov
630-252-5549
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

9-Aug-2017
Growing a startup with a big impact from a tiny fungi

A startup company working with Argonne's Chain Reaction Innovations is designing a new form of activated carbon for use in filtration, chemical separation and biogas conditioning.


Contact: Tona Kunz
tkunz@anl.gov
630-252-5560
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

7-Aug-2017
Big Data meets big healthcare for veterans

Veterans will be the ultimate winners in the US Department of Veterans Affairs-Department of Energy (DOE) Big Data Science Initiative, a collaborative research effort that casts Argonne National Laboratory in a prominent role.


Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

4-Aug-2017
'Monkey wrench' molecule jams tuberculosis protein

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory were part of a recent discovery of a new molecule that attacks tuberculosis-causing bacteria by cutting off its production of a chemical necessary for its survival.


Contact: Karen Mellen
kmellen@anl.gov
630-252-5325
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

2-Aug-2017
Argonne uses digital tools to preserve Southwestern cultural heritage

Hollywood's Indiana Jones gained fame for wielding his pistol and bullwhip, but researchers at Argonne National Laboratory prefer to equip themselves with something far more sophisticated: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis.


Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

31-Jul-2017
Nuclear energy comes full circle: Argonne takes part in start-up and shut down

Since the world's first nuclear chain reaction ignited 75 years ago, Argonne has led the way in developing nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. That legacy comes full circle through Argonne's Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) Program, which has led the way in decommissioning nuclear facilities at the lab and around the world for over 40 years.


Contact: Karen Ehlers
kehlers@anl.gov
630-252-6020
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

31-Jul-2017
Argonne goes deep to crack cancer code
Argonne researchers tackling cancer through deep learning with an eye towards the future and exascale computing.

Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

26-Jul-2017
Air Force Fellows aim high at Argonne

Science, technology and national security come together in a personal and powerful way through the US Air Force Fellows program at Argonne National Laboratory, which on July 10 will become a second home to Lt. Col. Chris Snyder and Maj. Sean 'Skeet' Richardson.


Contact: Chel Lancaster
chel@anl.gov
630-252-6138
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

12-Jul-2017
Tackling disease in three dimensions: Supercomputers help decode RNA structure
In collaboration with staff from the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, researchers at the National Cancer Institute have perfected a technique that accurately computes the 3-D structure of RNA sequences. This method, which relies on a computer program known as RS3D and supercomputer Mira gives researchers studying cancer and other diseases structural insights about associated RNAs that can be used to advance computer-assisted drug design and development.

Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

20-Jun-2017
New prototypes for superconducting undulators show promise for more powerful, versatile X-ray beams
Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Argonne National Laboratory have collaborated to design, build and test two devices that utilize different superconducting materials and could make X-ray lasers more powerful, versatile, compact and durable.

Contact: Karen Mellen
kmellen@anl.gov
630-252-5325
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

15-Jun-2017
How to build software for a computer 50 times faster than anything in the world
Researchers at Argonne are working to create new and adapt existing software technologies to operate at exascale by overcoming challenges found in several key areas, such as resiliency, data reduction, software libraries and the management of memory, power and computational resources.

Contact: Brian Grabowski
bgrabowski@anl.gov
630-252-1232
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

14-Jun-2017
Argonne hosts Battery Industry Day to boost collaboration
Argonne will highlight its array of innovative battery work -- including its revolutionary Nickel Manganese Cobalt blended cathode structure -- during Battery Industry Day on Wednesday, June 14.

Contact: Benjamin Schiltz
bschiltz@anl.gov
630-252-5640
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

8-Jun-2017
Cynthia Jenks named director of Argonne's Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division
Argonne has named Cynthia Jenks the next director of the laboratory's Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division. Jenks currently serves as the assistant director for scientific planning and the director of the Chemical and Biological Sciences Division at Ames Laboratory.

Contact: Jared Sagoff
jsagoff@anl.gov
630-252-5549
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

8-Jun-2017
Argonne-developed technology for producing graphene wins TechConnect National Innovation Award
A method that significantly cuts the time and cost needed to grow graphene has won a 2017 TechConnect National Innovation Award. This is the second year in a row that a team at Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials has received this award.

Contact: Karen Mellen
kmellen@anl.gov
630-252-5325
DOE/Argonne National Laboratory

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