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Brain Modulyzer Provides Interactive Window Into the Brain

October 10, 2016

A new tool developed at Berkeley Lab allows researchers to interactively explore the hierarchical processes that happen in the brain when it is resting or performing tasks. Scientists also hope that the tool can shed some light on how neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s spread throughout the brain. Read More »

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The Incredible Shrinking Particle Accelerator

October 5, 2016

WarpIV, a new data analysis/visualization toolkit developed at Berkeley Lab, is designed to help speed particle accelerator research and design by enabling in situ visualization and analysis of accelerator simulations at scale. Read More »

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Scientific Diplomacy: Berkeley Lab Hosts 2016 TechWomen

September 30, 2016

In September two researchers from Africa visited Berkeley Lab as part of the State Department’s TechWomen—an international exchange that brings emerging women leaders in STEM from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the U.S. Read More »

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Longest Record of Continuous Carbon Flux Data is Now Publicly Available

September 27, 2016

Approximately 450 carbon flux sites worldwide are sharing their observation data with the FLUXNET database. The project’s most recent data release—FLUXNET2015—includes some of the longest continuous records of ecosystem data ever taken. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Collaboration Enhances Optical Chip Design Process

September 26, 2016

A unique collaboration between computers scientists and mathematicians from Berkeley Lab's Computing Sciences group and Ciena, a major U.S. telecommunications equipment provider, has helped dramatically improve design cycle times for Ciena's high-speed optical networking components. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Hosts UK Scientific Technology Facilities Council

September 12, 2016

Twelve members of the UK’s Scientific Technology Facilities Council visited Berkeley Lab to discuss approaches for managing and analyzing the deluge of data being produced by current and next-generation synchrotron light sources. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab to Lead 5 Exascale Projects, Support 6 Others

September 7, 2016

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will lead or play key roles in developing 11 critical research applications for next-generation supercomputers as part of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP). Read More »

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Berkeley Lab to Partner with Five U.S. Manufacturers Via HPC4Mfg Program

August 30, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program has announced $3.8 million in funding for 13 new industry projects in the second round of the HPC4Mfg program, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been selected to partner with five of the new projects. Read More »

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SHARP: A "Killer App" for Ptychography

August 10, 2016

A revolutionary x-ray imaging technique that combines diffraction and microscopy, has now been coupled with applied mathematics and supercomputing to quickly turn high-throughput "imaging by diffraction" datasets into the sharpest 3D images ever produced. Read More »

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Livermore, Berkeley National Labs Leading Project to Increase Power Grid Cybersecurity

July 12, 2016

Cybersecurity experts Jamie Van Randwyk of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sean Peisert of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are leading a new program to develop new data analysis methods to better protect the nation’s power grid. The project, “Threat Detection and Response with Data Analytics,” is part of DOE's $220 million, three-year Grid Modernization Initiative. Read More »