In the News
October 13, 2014
"The Great Climate Model"
Contributor James Conca suggests that we need a more robust climate model that can capture the details we want to predict what will happen to us over the next hundred years. Our present models just aren't up to the task. He cites the ACME Project — in which Argonne is a partner — as just such a model. | read more>
October 10, 2014
Science Friday (Podcast)
"Your Home, Your Bacteria"
Argonne researcher Jack Gilbert is interviewed by Ira Flato on ‘Science Friday’ a public radio program about science and technology heard on about 220 public radio stations around the country. | read more>
October 8, 2014
"Designing future cities"
Researchers at Argonne and the University of Chicago are developing tools that merge urban design with scientific analysis to improve the decision-making process associated with large-scale urban developments. | read more>
October 7, 2014
"Estimates of methane release from melting Arctic may be too low -- study"
Existing models may be underestimating the amount of methane emissions coming from melting Arctic peatlands and overestimating the amount of released carbon dioxide, according to a new study led by researchers from Argonne, the U.S. Geological Survey, and U.S. and Canadian universities. | read more>
October 3, 2014
"From spreadsheets to solutions: New platform enables next generation of open city data"
Plenario, a new platform for accessing, combining, downloading and visualizing datasets released by city, county, state and federal governments, offers a user-friendly and powerful interface to push data-driven urban research beyond spreadsheets and towards deeper insights and solutions. | read more>
September 17, 2014
WBEZ Afternoon Shift
"Humans carry trillions of microbes that make up personal microbiomes"
Argonne scientist, Jack Gilbert, discusses his study on personal microbes and their health benefits. | read more>
September 9, 2014
"Extending the Lifespan of Critical Resources through Code Modernization "
The first in a series of in-depth articles that examine the critical challenges of code modernization. | read more>
September 8, 2014
Cincinnati Business Courier
"P&G uses government supercomputer to improve soap"
Procter & Gamble Co. uses government laboratory supercomputers to improve the quality of products such as Pampers diapers, Head & Shoulders shampoo and Tide laundry detergent. | read more>
September 4, 2014
"New Energy Department computing platform paves way for better biological research"
The Energy Department's Systems Biology Knowledgebase, or KBase, will help biologists analyze, store and share data. | read more>
August 29, 2014
"Your microbiome is shared with your family … including your pets"
Microbial communities vary greatly between different households but are similar among members of the same household according to Argonne-led research published in Science. | read more>