By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period.
2/20/2014 3:00 PM EST
Scientists have created a microbattery that packs twice the energy compared to current microbatteries used to monitor the movements of salmon. The battery is just slightly larger than a long grain of rice and can be injected into an organism.
2/18/2014 11:00 AM EST
In biology, a protein's shape is key to understanding how it causes disease or toxicity. Researchers who use X-rays to takes snapshots of proteins need a billion copies of the same protein stacked and packed into a neat crystal. Now, scientists...
2/14/2014 1:00 PM EST
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been recognized for creating 3-D headset display technology that could improve the sight of soldiers in dark battlefields and gamers immersed in virtual reality.
1/30/2014 10:00 AM EST
Two global experts in advanced energy systems – Jeffrey Taft and Jakob Stoustrup – have joined PNNL to lead research related to the smart grid, smart buildings and more.
1/29/2014 1:05 PM EST
Construction on a new energy research facility at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will begin April 2014.
1/29/2014 12:00 PM EST
PNNL scientists at the Joint Global Change Research Institute, a partnership with the University of Maryland in College Park, Md., have created a unique model that projects how much energy can be saved with changes to China's building energy codes.
1/29/2014 11:00 AM EST
Researchers simulating how certain bacteria run electrical current through tiny molecular wires have discovered a secret Nature uses for electron travel. This is the first time scientists have seen this evolutionary design principle for electron...
1/15/2014 3:15 PM EST