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October 23, 2014 — NSLS-II

National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves 'First Light'

The National Synchrotron Light Source II detects its first photons, beginning a new phase of the facility's operations. Scientific experiments at...
September 23, 2014 — NSLS-II

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Approved to Start Routine Operations

Milestone marks transition to exciting new chapter The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has approved the start of routine operations at the National...
September 23, 2014 — NSLS-II

New NIH/DOE Grant for Life Science Studies at NSLS-II

Funding will support operation of three powerful experimental stations designed to reveal detailed structures of proteins, viruses, and more...
August 4, 2014 — NSLS-II

New Method Provides Nanoscale Details of Electrochemical Reactions in Electric Vehicle Battery Materials

Using a new method to track the electrochemical reactions in a common electric vehicle battery material under operating conditions, scientists at the...
June 22, 2014 — NSLS-II

Protons Power Protein Portal to Push Zinc Out of Cells

Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University report they have deciphered the inner workings of a protein called YiiP that prevents the lethal buildup...
June 11, 2014 — NSLS-II

DNA-Linked Nanoparticles Form Switchable 'Thin Films' on a Liquid Surface

UPTON, NY—Scientists seeking ways to engineer the assembly of tiny particles measuring just billionths of a meter have achieved a new first—the...
June 6, 2014 — NSLS-II

Scientists Reveal Details of Calcium 'Safety-Valve' in Cells

Sometimes a cell has to die—when it's done with its job or inflicted with injury that could otherwise harm an organism. Conversely, cells that refuse...
May 8, 2014 — NSLS-II

Scientists Find Solution to Two Long-Standing Mysteries of Cuprate High-Temperature Superconductivity

Scientists seeking to understand the intricacies of high-temperature superconductivity—the ability of certain materials to carry electrical current...
April 30, 2014 — NSLS-II

Harnessing Magnetic Vortices for Making Nanoscale Antennas

UPTON, NY—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory are seeking ways to synchronize the magnetic spins in...
October 21, 2013 — NSLS-II

Mixing Nanoparticles to Make Multifunctional Materials

Standardized technique opens remarkable opportunities for 'mix and match' materials fabrication UPTON, NY—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy...