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Super Stable Garnet Ceramics May Be Ideal for High-Energy Lithium Batteries


Scientists have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.
21-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Atomic Trigger Shatters Mystery of How Glass Deforms


A new study has cracked one mystery of glass to shed light on the mechanism that triggers its deformation before shattering.
17-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

ORNL’s Urban Dynamics Institute Joins Global Fight Against Polio

The new Urban Dynamics Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to aid polio vaccination efforts in developing countries.
16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

ORNL Research Reveals Unique Capabilities of 3-D Printing


Researchers have demonstrated an additive manufacturing method to control the structure and properties of metal components with precision unmatched by conventional manufacturing processes.
15-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

New ORNL Electric Vehicle Technology Packs More Punch in Smaller Package


Using 3-D printing and novel semiconductors, researchers have created a power inverter that could make electric vehicles lighter, more powerful and more efficient.
14-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

ORNL Researchers Make First Observation of Atoms Moving Inside Bulk Material


Researchers have obtained the first direct observations of atomic diffusion inside a bulk material.
13-Oct-2014 10:30 AM EDT

Researchers Look Inside to Reveal Workings of a Powerful Biochemical Switch


Using X-rays and neutron beams, a team of researchers have revealed the inner workings of a master switch that regulates basic cellular functions, but that also, when mutated, contributes to cancer, cardiovascular disease and other deadly disorders.
10-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Story Tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2014

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1-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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