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Innovative, Lower Cost Sensors and Controls Yield Better Energy Efficiency


Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of buildings by 20-30 percent.
27-Feb-2015 2:05 PM EST

ORNL Signs Agreement with Whirlpool Corp. To Develop New Energy-Efficient Refrigerator


The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Whirlpool Corporation are collaborating to design a refrigerator that could cut energy use by up to 40 percent compared with current models.
25-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

ORNL’s Roberto Named MRS Fellow


James Roberto, the associate laboratory director for Science and Technology Partnerships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the Materials Research Society.
11-Feb-2015 4:20 PM EST

ORNL Researchers Tune Friction in Ionic Solids at the Nanoscale


Experiments conducted by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered a way of controlling friction on ionic surfaces at the nanoscale using electrical stimulation and ambient water vapor.
27-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

ORNL Model Explores Location of Future U.S. Population Growth


Researchers have developed a population distribution model that provides unprecedented county-level predictions of where people will live in the U.S. in the coming decades.
20-Jan-2015 2:35 PM EST

R&K Cyber Solutions Licenses ORNL Malware Detection Technology


Washington, D.C.-based R&K Cyber Solutions LLC (R&K) has licensed Hyperion, a cyber security technology from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that can quickly recognize malicious software even if the specific program has not...
16-Jan-2015 4:25 PM EST

Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2015

While researchers in ORNL’s buildings group focus on increasing energy efficiency using new foam insulation panels, the nanophase materials sector experiments with catalyst performance, revealing an oxidation discovery that could help reduce...
13-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

3-D Printed Shelby Cobra Highlights ORNL R&D at Detroit Auto Show


ORNL’s newest 3-D printed vehicle pays homage to the classic Shelby Cobra in celebration of the racing car’s 50th anniversary.
12-Jan-2015 11:00 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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