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ORNL to Collaborate with Five Small Businesses to Advance Energy Tech

Five small companies have been selected to partner with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to move technologies in commercial refrigeration systems, water power generation, bioenergy and battery manufacturing closer to the...
21-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Real CAM-Do Attitude

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A multi-institutional team used resources at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to catalog how desert plants photosynthetic processes vary. The study could help scientists engineer drought-resistant crops for food and fuel.
18-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Predictive Power

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The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors carried out the largest time-dependent simulation of a nuclear reactor ever to support Tennessee Valley Authority and Westinghouse Electric Company during the startup of Watts Bar Unit...
18-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lenvio Inc. Exclusively Licenses ORNL Malware Behavior Detection Technology

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Virginia-based Lenvio Inc. has exclusively licensed a cyber security technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory that can quickly detect malicious behavior in software not previously identified as a threat.
6-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Story Tips From the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, April 2017

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ORNL-led team joins quantum, high-performance and neuromorphic computing architectures that could yield more flexible, efficient intelligent computing; ORNL uses electron beam precision to instantly adhere coatings for lithium-ion batteries;...
3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Built From the Bottom Up, Nanoribbons Pave the Way to ‘on–Off’ States for Graphene

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Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and North Carolina State University report in the journal Nature Communications that they are the first to grow graphene nanoribbons without a metal substrate.
30-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions

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University of Virginia professor Leonid Zhigilei led a team that used the Titan supercomputer to gain deeper insights into laser interactions with metal surfaces.
28-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Seismic Mapping Milestone

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Using advanced modeling and simulation, seismic data generated by earthquakes, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, a team led by Jeroen Tromp of Princeton University is creating a detailed 3-D picture of Earth’s interior. Currently,...
28-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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