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ORNL Researchers Dudney, Love, Radford Named Corporate Fellows


Nancy J. Dudney, Lonnie J. Love and David C. Radford have been named Corporate Fellows at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The Corporate Fellow designation recognizes the researchers' significant accomplishments and...
2-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

ORNL–Dow Evaluation of Advanced Energy-Saving Sealant for Buildings


Building technology researchers at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaborated with Dow to evaluate a new product invented by Dow that significantly reduces air leakage and helps to make residential and commercial buildings more energy...
1-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Helium ‘Balloons’ Offer New Path to Control Complex Materials


Researchers have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions.
26-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Silica ‘Spiky Screws’ Could Enhance Industrial Coatings, Additive Manufacturing


It took marine sponges millions of years to perfect their spike-like structures, but research mimicking these formations may soon alter how industrial coatings and 3-D printed to additively manufactured objects are produced.
24-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

New Tool on Horizon for Surgeons Treating Cancer Patients


Surgeons could know while their patients are still on the operating table if a tissue is cancerous, according to researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
18-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

ORNL Invites Companies to Connect with the Lab at ‘Explore ORNL’

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory will open its doors July 14-15 for its “Explore ORNL” conference designed to introduce the region’s business community to the lab’s world-class R&D facilities and expertise.
11-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

ORNL, Hyundai Motor Collaborating Through New R&D Agreement


Hyundai Motor Company and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have signed an agreement intended to strengthen the automaker’s U.S. research and development portfolio.
8-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

BESC, Mascoma Develop Revolutionary Microbe for Biofuel Production


Biofuels pioneer Mascoma LLC and the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center have developed a revolutionary strain of yeast that could help significantly accelerate the development of biofuels from nonfood plant matter.
3-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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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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