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Collaborative Vision, Saving Sight


A meeting to explore research collaborations between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee set the foundation for a company that provides accessible and remote health screenings for patients concerned about diabetic related...
27-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

ORNL-Led Team Demonstrates Desalination with Nanoporous Graphene Membrane


Desalination is an energy-intensive process, which concerns those wanting to expand its application. Now, a team of experimentalists led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated an energy-efficient desalination...
25-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Protein Shake-Up


A certain class of proteins has challenged researchers’ conventional notion that proteins have a static and well-defined structure.
25-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

PART II, Tackling Grand Challenges in Geochemistry: Q&A with Andrew Stack


In this Q&A Andrew Stack, a geochemist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, advances understanding of the dynamics of minerals underground. Stack and his team make discoveries that will help to improve our understanding of...
17-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

ORNL and Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics Cooperate on Development of Salt-Cooled Reactors


Representatives from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics are meeting at ORNL this week as part of an agreement between the two institutions to work together on the advancement of salt-cooled nuclear...
17-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Graphene ‘Gateway’ Discovery Opens Possibilities for Improved Energy Technologies


Graphene, a strong, lightweight carbon honeycombed structure, only one atom thick, holds great promise for energy research and development. Recently scientists with the Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures, and Transport Energy Frontier Research...
12-Mar-2015 3:30 PM EDT

Story Tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2015

1) Shielding against energy loss. 2) Innovations showcase. 3) GE Appliances, ORNL sign agreement.
13-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

ORNL Microscopy Directly Images Problematic Lithium Dendrites in Batteries


Scientists have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries.
6-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

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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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