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An Accelerated Pipeline to Open Materials Research

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The Bellerophon Environment for Analysis of Materials (BEAM) is an ORNL platform that combines scientific instruments with web and data services and HPC resources through a user-friendly interface. Designed to streamline data analysis and workflow...
21-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New ORNL Tool Probes for Genes Linked to Toxic Methylmercury

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Environmental scientists can more efficiently detect genes required to convert mercury in the environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
18-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

US Holds Potential to Produce Billion Tons of Biomass, Support Bioeconomy

The 2016 Billion-Ton Report, jointly released by the U.S. Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, concludes that the United States has the potential to sustainably produce at least 1 billion dry tons of nonfood biomass resources...
12-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Directed Matter

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Additive manufacturing techniques featuring atomic precision could one day create materials with Legos flexibility and Terminator toughness.
12-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Story Tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, July 2016

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3-D printed heat sinks show promise for higher power densities in electronics; ORNL system allows for inspections of materials on the fly; ORNL scientists advance understanding of superconductivity phenomenon; ORNL leads team that casts further...
6-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL Scientists Isolate, Culture Elusive Yellowstone Microbe

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A microbial partnership thriving in an acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
5-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate Study Finds Human Fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere Greening

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A multinational team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory Climate Change Science Institute has found the first positive correlation between human activity and enhanced vegetation growth.
29-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Electron Microscope Method Detects Atomic-Scale Magnetism

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Scientists can now detect magnetic behavior at the atomic level with a new electron microscopy technique developed by a team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Uppsala University, Sweden. The researchers took a...
20-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Pressure Is on

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Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

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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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