In the News
March 31, 2015
"Hiding in Plain Sight"
Researchers using metagenomics and single-cell sequencing identify a potential new bacterial phylum. Argonne microbial ecologist Jack Gilbert, who was not involved in the study, offers comments. | read more>
March 12, 2015
"Argonne’s Paul Messina on Training for Extreme-Scale"
ALCF's Director of Science discusses the objectives, curriculum and importance of the ATPESC, now in its third year. | read more>
March 12, 2015
"Forget Global Warming And Climate Change, Call It 'Climate Disruption'"
Argonne climate scientist Doug Sisterson says it’s time to replace the term 'climate change.' "Positive mental attitude is a really wonderful way to deal with change," Sisterson told about 200 people at the University of Chicago’s International House Tuesday night as part of Argonne's OutLoud series. | read more>
March 6, 2015
"Mira Supercomputer Propels High-Intensity Beam Science"
Fermilab physicists are using ALCF supercomputing resources to reduce the risks and costs associated with producing high intensity particle beams. | read more>
January 26, 2015
University of Minnesota
"Researchers identify materials to improve biofuel and petroleum processing"
A University of Minnesota research team has identified potential materials that could improve the production of ethanol and petroleum products. The discovery could lead to major efficiencies and cost savings in these industries. | read more>
January 23, 2015
"Greening the World’s Most Ubiquitous Building Material"
A NIST team is running simulations at Argonne Leadership Computing Facility to explore methods for achieving less energy-intensive concrete mixtures. | read more>
January 21, 2015
The Richmond Register
"NRC seeks public comment on hydrolysate transport"
Argonne's EVS Division is helping to develop criteria for safely and successfully treating hydrolysate in Eastern Kentucky. | read more>
December 29, 2014
To the Point: Hosted by Warren Olney
"Is the Bacteria in Our Gut the Key to Our Health?"
Argonne microbiologist Jack Gilbert helps sort out fact from fiction in the world of microbiome research. | read more>
December 18, 2014
"Imagining a “World Without Microbes”"
Would life continue in a world without microbes? Argonne National Laboratory’s Jack Gilbert and Josh Neufeld from the University of Waterloo attempted to address this question in a recently published article in PLOS Biology. | read more>
December 17, 2014
"What Would Happen If All The Earth's Microbes Suddenly Disappeared?"
It's generally agreed that life on this planet would not be possible if it weren't for microbes. In a fascinating thought experiment, a pair of biologists scrutinized this assumption to find out. | read more>