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New Supercomputer Simulations Enhance Understanding of Protein Motion and Function


Supercomputing simulations could change how researchers understand the internal motions of proteins that play functional, structural and regulatory roles in all living organisms. The team’s results are featured in Nature Physics.
23-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL's Zacharia, Paranthaman Named AAAS Fellows


The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named Thomas Zacharia and Mariappan Parans Paranthaman of Oak Ridge National Laboratory as new AAAS fellows. The two are honored for their achievements in science administration and...
23-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL, Solid Power Sign Exclusive License for Lithium-Sulfur Battery Tech


The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Solid Power Inc. of Louisville, Colo., have signed an exclusive agreement licensing lithium-sulfur materials for next-generation batteries.
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL Microscopy Captures Real-Time View of Evolving Fuel Cell Catalysts


Atomic-level imaging of catalysts by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help manufacturers lower the cost and improve the performance of emission-free fuel cell technologies.
19-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Four ORNL Researchers Elected Fellows of American Physical Society


Four researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS), one of the nation's top professional organizations for scientists.
18-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tracking Freight Flows


A new freight database that will help transportation officials improve highways, railroads and other trade routes across the country.
17-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL Wins Six R&D 100 Awards


Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received six R&D 100 awards, increasing the lab’s total to 193 since the award’s inception in 1963.
16-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

INCITE Grants Awarded to 56 Computational Research Projects


The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions. The projects will share 5.8 billion core hours on...
16-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Pressure Is on


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


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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