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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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DOE's HPC4Mfg Project Seeks More Industry Proposals to Advance Energy Technology

September 8, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Computing for Manufacturing program, designed to spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in energy-efficient manufacturing, is seeking a new round of proposals from industry to compete for $3 million. 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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New Employee Profiles - September 2016

September 1, 2016

Introducing Paul Wefel, Houjun Tang, Roel Van Beeumen and Kirill Lozinskiy. 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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Two R&D 100 Award Finalists for Computing Sciences

August 19, 2016

Two technologies developed by Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff are among seven 2016 R&D 100 Award finalists from Berkeley Lab. The winners will be announced in November 2016 at a ceremony in Washington DC. Read More »

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Unveiled: Earth’s Viral Diversity

August 17, 2016

Researchers from the Joint Genome Institute utilized the largest collection of assembled metagenomic datasets from around the world to uncover over 125,000 partial and complete viral genomes. Read More »

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Energy Department to Invest $16 Million in Computer Design of Materials

August 16, 2016

Two four-year projects—one team led by Berkeley Lab, the other team led by ORNL—will leverage the labs’ expertise in materials and superfast computing resources to develop software for designing fundamentally new functional materials destined to revolutionize applications in alternative and renewable energy, electronics, and a wide range of other fields. Read More »