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Titan Helps Researchers Suck Mystery Out of Cell’s ‘Vacuum Cleaners’

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In cancer cells, a membrane transport protein called P-glycoprotein, or Pgp, actively pumps anticancer drugs out of the cell, contributing to multidrug resistance. Recently, a team led by computational biophysicist Emad Tajkhorshid from the...
20-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Innovation Crossroads Program Opens Second Round of Energy Entrepreneurial Fellowships

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Entrepreneurs are invited to apply for the second round of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads program.
19-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2017

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ORNL story tips: 3D printing process repairs and strengthens Cummins engine without recasting parts. Unoccupied research house serves as test bed for connected neighborhood project. Atomic force microscopy shows adding chloride to photovoltaic...
5-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Researchers Turn to Deep Learning to Solve Science’s Big Data Problem

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ORNL researchers have been awarded $2 million to apply novel machine learning techniques to large-scale scientific data.
25-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High-Resolution Modeling Assesses Impact of Cities on River Ecosystems

New mapping methods developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can help urban planners minimize the environmental impacts of cities’ water and energy demands on surrounding stream ecologies.
23-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Wonderland of ALICE: Q&A with Thomas M. Cormier

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory physicist Thomas M. Cormier provides an update of ALICE, “A Large Ion Collider Experiment” at CERN's Large Hadron Collider to explore the physics of the early universe.
23-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DC Hot Stick Developed for First Responder, Worker Safety

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With more volts than ever before in electric vehicles (EVs) and on solar-paneled rooftops, first responder and electrical worker safety is a growing concern. Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are...
14-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Four ORNL Researchers Receive DOE Early Career Funding Awards

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Four Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers specializing in nuclear physics, fusion energy, advanced materials and environmental science are among 59 recipients of Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards.
10-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia

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1-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

The Pressure Is on

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Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

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Ada Yonath, a pioneer in using crystallographic techniques to visualize ribosome structure, was the most recent Eugene P. Wigner Distinguished Lecturer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Her work continues to contribute to...
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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