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ORNL Researchers Tune Friction in Ionic Solids at the Nanoscale

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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

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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

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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

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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

Water, Water, Everywhere — Controlling the Properties of Nanomaterials

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Properties of water molecules on the surface of metal oxides can be used to better control these minerals and use them to make products such as more efficient semiconductors for organic light emitting diodes and solar cells, safer vehicle glass in...
12-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

“Seeing” Hydrogen Atoms to Unveil Enzyme Catalysis

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A multi-institutional research team led by Chris Dealwis from Case Western Reserve University has used the new IMAGINE instrument at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor to map an enzyme that could play an important role in...
7-Jan-2015 1:10 PM EST

Paul Langan to lead ORNL's Neutron Sciences Directorate

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Langan will lead the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's neutron science activities, which include two leading DOE Office of Science user facilities for neutron scattering analysis
19-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

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