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ORNL’s John Wagner Receives E.O. Lawrence Award

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ORNL researcher John Wagner has been named a 2013 recipient of the Department of Energy’s Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for his work in advancing computer, information and knowledge sciences.
4/16/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Anasys Licenses ORNL Nanoscale Mass Spectrometry Imaging Technology

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Anasys Instruments Corp. has licensed a technology that allows for simultaneous chemical and physical characterization and could lead to advances in materials and drug development.
4/14/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Pegs Fuel Economy Costs of Common Practices

People who pack their cars and drive like Clark Griswold in National Lampoon’s “Vacation” pay a steep penalty when it comes to fuel economy.
4/9/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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

1) Bridge failure warning. 2) Simulations on Titan could help automobile manufacturers meet fuel economy and emissions standards. 3) New system enables decision-makers to respond swiftly to major power disruptions. 4) Refrigerators featuring 20...
4/1/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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

1) Lighter, stronger engines. 2) Safeguarding cyberspace. 3) Climate Change Science Institute annual report now available. 4) Collaborative innovation. 5) New superhydrophobic glass.
3/6/2014 3:00 PM EST

Vertimass Licenses ORNL Biofuel-to-Hydrocarbon Conversion Technology

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Vertimass LLC has licensed an ORNL technology that directly converts ethanol into a hydrocarbon blend-stock for use in transportation fuels.
3/6/2014 1:00 PM EST

ORNL Microscopy System Delivers Real-Time View of Battery Electrochemistry

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Using a new microscopy method, researchers can image and measure electrochemical processes in batteries in real time and at nanoscale resolution.
2/19/2014 3:00 PM EST

CASL, Westinghouse Simulate Neutron Behavior in AP1000® Reactor Core

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Scientists and engineers developing more accurate approaches to analyzing nuclear power reactors have successfully tested a new suite of computer codes that closely model “neutronics” — the behavior of neutrons in a reactor core.
2/18/2014 1:00 PM EST

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