2014 Rube Goldberg mission: Zip a zipper in 20 stepsFebruary 18, 2014

Chicago-area high school students will showcase a zany assortment of machines that can “Zip a Zipper” in 20 or more steps at this year’s 19th annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.

Poster: Reporting Unethical or Illegal Activity

High standards are more than a slogan or catch phrase - they represent the way we do business. Maintaining high standards means conducting business ethically and legally. Adhering to these standards helps us protect the reputation for excellence and integrity that we've built as an organization.

Maria De La Cinta Lorenzo MartinFebruary 5, 2014

Materials Scientist

Argonne battery technology confirmed by U.S. Patent OfficeJanuary 29, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory is pleased to announce that after a careful reexamination of the relevant prior patents and publications, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has confirmed the novelty of U.S. Patent 6,677,082.

Physicist honored with Argonne’s 2013 WIST Diversity AwardJanuary 28, 2014

Physicist Kawtar Hafidi is the recipient of Argonne’s 2013 Women in Science and Technology Diversity Award. The annual award acknowledges employees who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to diversity in an inclusive workplace.

Solventless Process for Making Tackifiers and Adhesives

Energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and economical solvent-free process for making tackifier dispersions