Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory is the first and the largest national labs chartered in 1946 in DuPage County, Illinois. The US Department of Energy funds Argonne National Lab and U Chicago Argonne, LLC manages the site. Argonne National Lab is the descendant of Chicago's Metallurgical Laboratory and the home of Enrico Fermi's first controlled nuclear chain reaction demonstration. Today the Argonne Laboratory consists of the Argonne Advanced Photon Source, The Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System and conducts basic scientific research, conducts experiments on clean energy sources, manages environmental problems nationally, and most importantly reviews and monitors national security risks.

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Graphene growth on silver

Users from Northwestern University, working with the Center for Nanoscale Materials EMMD Group at Argonne, have demonstrated the first growth of graphene on a silver substrate.

dateJan 14, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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How do bacteria repair damage from the sun?

(Phys.org) —From bacteria to plants to humans, all organisms have mechanisms that they use to repair DNA damaged by ultraviolet (UV) light. This fundamental maintenance function is critical to our health because damaged ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Biotechnology
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