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Shreeve to Lead Science Education at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


Evangelina Galvan Shreeve has been named PNNL’s new director of STEM Education and Outreach.
6-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

PNNL Supports White House Efforts on Soil


PNNL is supporting today’s announcement by the White House about efforts related to soil sustainability by sponsoring research projects through two research initiatives with funding of $20 million. The research involves a range of diverse projects...
5-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring the Fate of the Earth's Storehouse of Carbon


A new study predicts that warming temperatures will contribute to the release into the atmosphere of carbon that has long been locked up securely in the coldest reaches of our planet.Soil and climate expert Katherine Todd-Brown of Pacific Northwest...
1-Dec-2016 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Where the Rains Come From


Intense storms have become more frequent and longer-lasting in the Great Plains and Midwest in the last 35 years. What has fueled these storms? The temperature difference between the Southern Great Plains and the Atlantic Ocean produces winds that...
1-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

PNNL Wins 2 R&D 100 Awards for Underground Cleanup, Carbon Capture

Tools that track underground contaminants and speed carbon capture technology development are among R&D Magazine’s 100 most innovative scientific breakthroughs of the year.
4-Nov-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fuel From Sewage Is the Future – and It's Closer Than You Think

RICHLAND, Wash. – It may sound like science fiction, but wastewater treatment plants across the United States may one day turn ordinary sewage into biocrude oil, thanks to new research at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National...
2-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

State's Three Largest Public Research Institutions to Increase Collaboration

The state's three largest public research institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which expresses the intent of the parties to increase research collaborations on complex challenges and provide additional research and training...
1-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deep Down Fracking Wells, Microbial Communities Thrive


Microbes have a remarkable ability to adapt to the extreme conditions in fracking wells. New finding help scientists understand what is happening inside fracking wells and could offer insight into processes such as corrosion and methane production.
25-Oct-2016 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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