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Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2014

1) Glass used for military vehicle windshields is being put to the test. 2) Tomorrow’s commercial refrigeration systems could be cooled by carbon dioxide. 3) Graphite put to the test . 4) Reformulated plant matter could be at the roots of a...
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

ORNL Study Reveals New Characteristics of Complex Oxide Surfaces


A combination of microscopy and data processing has given researchers an unprecedented look at the surface of a material known for its unusual physical and electrochemical properties.
24-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

ORNL, UTGSM Study Compares Structures of Huntington’s Disease Protein


Neutron scattering research has revealed clear structural differences in the normal and pathological forms of a protein involved in Huntington’s disease.
16-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2014

1) An alloy holds great promise for permanent magnets. 2) Motors for electric vehicles could be smaller and use less electricity. 3) A graphite foam that could help preserve U.S. soldiers’ hearing. 4) Supercharging injector design.
14-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

ORNL Wins Eight R&D 100s


Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received eight R&D 100 awards, presented by R&D Magazine in recognition of the year’s top technological innovations.
11-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

ORNL Researchers Simpson, Snead, Tuskan Named Corporate Fellows


Michael L. Simpson, Lance L. Snead and Gerald A. Tuskan have been named Corporate Fellows of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
24-Jun-2014 11:45 AM EDT

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Launches Imaging Institute


Oak Ridge National Laboratory has launched the Institute for Functional Imaging of Materials to accelerate discovery, design and deployment of new materials.
23-Jun-2014 1:20 PM EDT

ORNL Awarded Two Energy Frontier Research Centers


Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be home to two Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) announced this week by U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
20-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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