Tropical forests play major roles in regulating Earth’s climate, but there are large uncertainties over how they’ll respond over the next 100 years as the planet’s climate warms. A $100 million, multi-institutional project led by Berkeley Lab will combine field research with model development to bring the future of tropical forests and the climate system into much clearer focus. More>
Despite a plethora of neuron images, data standardization is still a major hurdle to gaining an accurate understanding of how neurons work. BigNeuron — a multi-institutional effort that includes Berkeley Lab and NERSC — will attempt to find a standard neuron reconstruction algortithm. More>
If you missed the March 23 Science at the Theater, then here’s a chance to catch the presentation. Scientists discussed the big questions that spurred their research, then audience members voted on which question science should answer first. Go here to find out how the polling turned out.
Employees are invited to bring a youngster, be it a family member, relative, or friend, to the Lab for Daughters and Sons to Work Day (DSTW) on Thursday, April 23. Schedule of events and registration can be found here. DSTW is open to children ages 9 to 16 and costs $30 per child.