Oak Ridge, TN USA
Add to Favorites | Newsroom RSS | Share

Our News on Newswise

Largest Populus SNP Dataset Holds Promise for Biofuels, Materials, Metabolites

GWASSNPPopulustreesunderstudy.jpg

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have released the largest-ever single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) dataset of genetic variations in poplar trees, information useful to plant scientists as well as...
17-Jan-2017 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Crystallization Method Offers New Option for Carbon Capture From Ambient Air

Carbon_dioxide_direct_air_capture.jpg

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have found a simple, reliable process to capture carbon dioxide directly from ambient air, offering a new option for carbon capture and storage strategies to combat global...
9-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

superconductivity.jpg

Researchers identify patterns that could be valuable resource for superconductivity research; ORNL researchers developing approaches to preserve forests, wildlife; ORNL supercomputer helping scientists push boundaries; New measurement technique...
4-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ceramic Matrix Composites Take Flight in LEAP Jet Engine

GE1main.jpg

A quarter-century ago, the Department of Energy began a program, led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to support U.S. development of ceramic matrix composites. In 2016 a new aircraft engine became the first widely deployed CMC-containing product.
3-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neutron Diffraction Probes Forms of Carbon Dioxide in Extreme Environments

31372046910_d6cea792c7_k.jpg

Through a Deep Carbon Observatory collaboration, Adam Makhluf of the University of California, Los Angeles’s Earth, Space and Planetary Science Department and Chris Tulk of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Chemical and Engineering Materials...
20-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biology and Neutrons Collide to Unlock Secrets of Fish Ear Bones

FishEarbones.jpeg

Scientific discovery can come from anywhere, but few researchers can say the answers to their questions would come from the pea-sized bones in the head of a six-foot-long, 200-pound prehistoric freshwater fish.
20-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

George Joins Elite Group as ORNL-UT Governor’s Chair

George_MSE_1.jpeg

Easo George, one of the world’s foremost authorities on advanced alloy development and theory, has been named the 15th Governor’s Chair at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee.
13-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Neutrons Identify Key Ingredients of the Quantum Spin Liquid Recipe

webimage.png

Neutron scattering studies of a rare earth metal oxide have identified fundamental pieces to the quantum spin liquid puzzle, revealing a better understanding of how and why these materials exhibit exotic behaviors such as failing to fully freeze...
9-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

The Pressure Is on

DiamondAnvilCell-1140.jpg

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

Yonath.jpg

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

Our YouTube Videos





Chat now!