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. http://www.bnl.gov en-us WebServices@bnl.gov (BNL Web Services) Brookhaven National Laboratory News http://www.bnl.gov/world/images/BNLlogo_4web.gif http://www.bnl.gov Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-driven Superconductivity X-rays reveal how rapidly vanishing 'charge stripes' may be behind laser-induced high-temperature superconductivity. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11633 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:30:00 EST Energy Research Facility Construction Project at Brookhaven Lab Wins U.S. Energy Secretary's Achievement Award A laboratory construction project completed for energy research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory—the Interdisciplinary Science Building —has been named a winner of the DOE Secretary's Achievement Award. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11632 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:30:00 EST Sugar Responsible for Shoot Branching in Plants Study overturns long-held belief that plant hormones control the shape of plant growth. Instead, it has shown that this process starts with sugar. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11631 Tue, 8 Apr 2014 07:30:00 EST Astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Make the Most Precise Measurement Yet of the Expanding Universe Brookhaven collaborators on the Sloan Digital Sky Survey helped measure the expansion rate of the Universe when it was only one-quarter of its present age, the best measurement yet of the expansion rate at any epoch in the last 13 billion years. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11630 Mon, 7 Apr 2014 07:30:00 EST Ward Melville High School Student Wins Top Honors at Brookhaven Lab's Model Bridge Building Contest Four local high school students receive honors at Brookhaven Lab's annual model bridge building contest. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11629 Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:30:00 EST 'Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic Biology' Lecture on Wednesday, April 30 Biomedical engineer James Collins of Boston and Harvard universities and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture, titled "Life Redesigned: The Emergence of Synthetic Biology," at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Wednesday, April 30. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11628 Thu, 3 Apr 2014 07:30:00 EST SBU Computer Engineer Mónica F. Bugallo to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on How Signal Processing May Lead to Advances in Cancer Research, April 24 Stony Brook University Associate Professor and Computer Engineer Mónica F. Bugallo will give a talk at the Lab on how the use of signal processing may impact advances in the treatment of epithelial cancer. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11627 Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:15:00 EST Stony Brook Opera to Present Excerpts from Benjamin Britten Opera at Brookhaven Lab, April 23 Stony Brook Opera will present a preview of The Turn of the Screw, a Benjamin Britten opera with supernatural overtones. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11626 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:30:00 EST Gail Mattson Named Brookhaven Lab's Assistant Laboratory Director for Environment, Safety & Health Gail Mattson, a nationally recognized project management professional and environmental engineer with more than 25 years' experience in working with federal agencies, has been named Assistant Laboratory Director for Environment, Safety & Health at Brookhaven National Laboratory, effective April 7th. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11625 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:30:00 EST Scientists Track 3D Nanoscale Changes in Rechargeable Battery Material During Operation First 3D nanoscale observations of microstructural degradation during charge-discharge cycles could point to new ways to engineer battery electrode materials for better performance. http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom/news.php?a=11619 Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:30:00 EST