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Read about all the latest news from CRD, ESnet and NERSC in the July 2013 issue of CS News
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Thriving Tundra Bushes Add Fuel to Northern Thaw
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Development of New Advanced Materials Get a Boost
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Computer Services in Cloud Leads to Energy Savings
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Emission Regulations Reduced Impact of Climate Change in California
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ESnet's OSCARS System Wins R&D 100 Award

OSCARS, the On-demand Secure Circuits and Reservation System, was honored with a 2013 R&D100 Award. ESnet, led the development of OSCARS, which is a software service that creates dedicated bandwidth channels for scientists who need to move massive, time-critical data sets around the world. Learn more

Throwing a Lifeline to Scientists Drowning in Data

New computational techniques developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) may help save scientists from drowning in their own data. Computational scientists at the Lab have figured out how to streamline the analysis of enormous scientific datasets using a new method called Distributed Merge Trees. Learn more

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Energy Efficient Computing

Scientists and engineers in Berkeley Lab's Computational Research, National Energy Research Scientific Computing, Information Technology, and Environmental Energy Technologies divisions are working together to solve a significant problem faced by computing centers worldwide: how to engineer, build and operate power-efficient computers and data centers. Their research examines a wide range of issues, from creating new computer architectures using low-power processors to innovative building designs. Learn more

Computational Research For the Environment

By developing computational tools to effectively monitor Earth's evolution, model climate and new technologies, scientists in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Computational Research, Earth Sciences, Environmental Energy Technologies and divisions are ensuring that society will successfully adapt to a changing world. Learn more

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