Brookhaven National Laboratory News Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies. Brookhaven also builds and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government scientists. en-us (BNL Web Services) Brookhaven National Laboratory News Brookhaven Lab Wins R&D 100 Award for Novel Radiation Detector Brookhaven National Lab has won an R&D 100 Award for a novel radiation detector, GammaScout. The compact system provides detailed spectroscopic and imaging information about the presence and distribution of x-ray and gamma-ray radiation in a sample or area. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:00:00 EST Stanford Chemist Richard Zare to Speak at Brookhaven Lab July 22-23 Richard Zare, a chemist at Stanford University, will present talks titled "Reminiscences of a Public Science Policy Wonk," and "Mass Spectrometry: Drop by Drop" for the George B. Pegram Lectures at Brookhaven Lab on Tuesday, July 22, and Wednesday, July 23. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:30:00 EST Protons Power Protein Portal to Push Zinc Out of Cells Researchers have deciphered the inner workings of a protein that prevents the lethal buildup of zinc inside cells. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:00:00 EST Funding Renewed for Brookhaven's Center for Emergent Superconductivity, a DOE Energy Frontier Research Center The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced an extension of funding totaling $14 million over four years for the Center for Emergent Superconductivity, an Energy Frontier Research Center led by Brookhaven Lab with partners from the University of Illinois and Argonne National Laboratory. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:15:00 EST Nora Sundin Named Manager of Brookhaven Lab's Stakeholder Relations Office Nora Sundin, a strategic communicator with significant experience in community relations and public administration, has been named manager of the Stakeholder Relations Office at Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective June 16. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:30:00 EST New Evidence for Oceans of Water Deep in the Earth Based in part on studies at Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source, researchers from Northwestern University and the University of New Mexico report evidence for the ingredients of water bound up in rock deep in Earth's mantle. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:30:00 EST DNA-Linked Nanoparticles Form Switchable 'Thin Films' on a Liquid Surface Scientists seeking ways to engineer the assembly of particles measuring billionths of a meter have achieved a new first—the formation of a single layer of nanoparticles on a liquid surface where the properties of the layer can be easily switched. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:30:00 EST Professional Engineering Society Recognizes Brookhaven Lab Energy Research Facility for Outstanding Achievements The New York State Society of Professional Engineers' Suffolk County Chapter recognized the Interdisciplinary Science Building for energy research at Brookhaven Lab for capturing the innovative and dynamic spirit of the engineering profession while fulfilling a public service need. Mon, 9 Jun 2014 07:30:00 EST Scientists Reveal Details of Calcium 'Safety-Valve' in Cells Scientists using Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source have deciphered the structure of a protein regulating the level of calcium in cells, providing clues about a key signaling agent that can trigger programmed cell death and potentially leading to new anticancer drug targets. Fri, 6 Jun 2014 13:45:00 EST Pianofest Noon Recitals at Brookhaven Lab June 25 and July 30 Participants in Pianofest, a summer workshop held in the Hamptons, will be showcased in two recitals at BNL on Wednesday, June 25, and Wednesday, July 30, at noon in Berkner Hall. Thu, 29 May 2014 09:15:00 EST