What's New

The What's New page contains information about recent developments on Department of Energy (DOE) Research and Development (R&D) Accomplishments, including additions of Database reports, Snapshots, Featured Topics, and other related topics of interest. It is divided into general categories: Recently Added Features , Recently Added Database Reports, and Recently Added Laureates.

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Recently Added Features

Human Genome:  DOE Origins provides insights into early activity that led to the Department of Energy’s involvement in the Human Genome Project. [added 2/2014]

January 2014 marks the 15th Anniversary of the inception of DOE R&D Accomplishments -- a notable milestone in its growth and development. [added 1/2014]

James Franck was awarded the 1925 Nobel Prize in Physics for 'discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom'. During World War II, he was head of the Chemical Division of the Manhattan Project in the Metallurgical Laboratory at the University of Chicago. [added 1/2014]

Michael Levitt was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems". His research emphasis has been in computational biology, especially as related to proteins. [added 12/2013]

Martin Karplus received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 'for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems'. He began using supercomputers at DOE's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) in 1998. [added 10/2013]

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Recently Added Database Reports

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Recently Added Laureates

Laureates recently added to R&D Accomplishments are:

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