Science Highlights

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Argonne researchers show impact of soil vegetation and moisture on carbon recovery

Argonne National Laboratory Biosciences Division ecologist Julie Jastrow and colleagues recently published work showing the impact of soil vegetation and moisture on terrestrial carbon recovery.

September 1, 2010
Researchers conduct community climate model simulation

Rob Jacob, a computational climate scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, collaborated on a two-decade simulation of a prototype version of the Community Climate System M

August 1, 2010
Cementing the structure of concrete

Portland cement concrete is one of the most versatile and useful building materials ever created.

August 1, 2010
What happens to organic molecules on Mars?

The ongoing search for evidence of past or present life on Mars includes efforts to identify organic compounds and biomarkers, such as proteins in Martian soil, but their absence to date remains a

August 1, 2010
Key parameters for high-efficiency plastic solar sells revealed

Since their discovery about fifteen years ago, plastic solar cells made from semiconducting polymers and fullerene derivatives ("buckyballs") have shown promise for future commercialization due to

August 1, 2010
Better infrastructure risk and resilience

Argonne National Laboratory has provided key technical support to a U.S.

August 1, 2010
Performing operational assessments to create enduring national security outcomes

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA) is a part of the United States Pacific Command (PACOM) and is the principal agency to promote disaster prepar

July 1, 2010
Argonne scientists lead award-winning team in protein crystallography breakthrough

GM/CA-CAT Beamline Scientists Robert Fischetti and Shenglan Xu, both of the Argonne Biosciences Division, led a team of researchers that won an R&D 100 awa

July 1, 2010
New ARM mobile facility completes its first test at sea, will study climate

The second ARM Mobile Facility, AMF2, is facing its first test on the open seas off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

July 1, 2010
Performing operational assessments to create enduring outcomes

The Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA) is a part of the United States Pacific Command (PACOM) and is the principal agency to promote disaster prepar

July 1, 2010