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Researchers identify key intermediate steps in artificial photosynthesis reaction

A key to realizing commercial-scale artificial photosynthesis technology is the development of electrocatalysts that can efficiently and economically carry out water oxidation reaction that is critical to the process. Heinz Frei, a chemist with Berkeley Lab's Physical Biosciences Division, has been at the forefront of this research effort. His latest results represent an important step forward.

Mar 3rd, 2014

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Relativity shakes a magnet

Researchers have predicted and discovered a new physical phenomenon that allows to manipulate the state of a magnet by electric signals.

Mar 3rd, 2014

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Imaging dynamics of small biomolecules inside live cells

Researchers have made a significant step toward visualizing small biomolecules inside living biological systems with minimum disturbance, a longstanding goal in the scientific community.They have developed a general method to image a broad spectrum of small biomolecules, such as small molecular drugs and nucleic acids, amino acids, lipids for determining where they are localized and how they function inside cells.

Mar 2nd, 2014

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