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Samsung Licenses ORNL Transparent Superhydrophobic Glass Coatings for Electronic Devices

Samsung Electronics has exclusively licensed optically clear superhydrophobic film technology from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to improve the performance of glass displays on smartphones, tablets and other electronic...
26-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Greenwood Resources Licenses ORNL Invention to Boost Biofuel Yield

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GreenWood Resources has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology based on the discovery of a gene in poplar (Populus trichocarpa) that makes it easier to convert poplar trees into biofuels.
23-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL's Spallation Neutron Source Marks Decade, Honors Pioneers Shull, Wollan

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The Spallation Neutron Source marks a decade as a leading neutron science facility today at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
22-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Launches New Accelerator for Energy Tech Entrepreneurs

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The nation’s top innovators will soon have the opportunity to advance their promising energy technology ideas at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in a new program called Innovation Crossroads. Up to five entrepreneurs...
20-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Yields New Knowledge About Materials for Ultrasound and Other Applications

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Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and their research partners have used neutron scattering to discover the key to piezoelectric excellence in newer materials for ultrasound and other applications.
16-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Complex Materials Can Self-Organize Into Circuits, May Form Basis for Multifunction Chips

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Researchers studying the behavior of nanoscale materials at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered remarkable behavior that could advance microprocessors beyond today’s silicon-based chips.
14-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Helps Develop Hybrid Computational Strategy for Efficient Sequencing of Massive Genome Datasets

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Computing experts at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaborated with a team of university researchers and software companies to develop a novel hybrid computational strategy to efficiently discover genetic variants on an...
13-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Electron Beam Microscope Directly Writes Nanoscale Features in Liquid with Metal Ink

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Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are the first to harness a scanning transmission electron microscope to directly write tiny patterns in metallic “ink,” forming features in liquid that are finer than half...
9-Sep-2016 9:05 AM 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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