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Berkeley Lab’s Top 10 Science Stories of 2021

Dealing with our climate crisis continues to be top of mind, although batteries, magnets, and exotic elements also captured the imagination.

Berkeley Lab’s Top 10 Science Stories of 2020

It was a year dominated by COVID-19 research, along with some beetles, batteries, and a Nobel Prize

Berkeley Lab’s Top 10 Science Stories of 2019

Our 10 most popular news stories in 2019 reflect the scope of our scientific achievements this year, ranging from a new way to recycle plastic to spearheading a once-in-a-generation investment in water treatment technologies. Here are the most viewed stories at the Berkeley Lab News Center this year, followed by four Editor’s Picks.