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PNNL Helps Lead National Microbiome Initiative

Scientists Janet Jansson and Ljiljana Paša-Tolić are part of a core group of scientists leading a national effort to understand communities of microorganisms and their role in climate science, food production and human health.
27-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Make a Battery in 7 Easy Steps

Learn how researchers assemble experimental batteries at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Advanced Battery Facility.
26-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Catalyze It! Special Issue Highlights Drive for Discoveries at National Labs

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At the national labs, scientists have clarified the principles underlying basic catalysis science and resolved issues for biofuels, emission control, fuel cells, and more; a special issue of ACS Catalysis features the work from 10 labs, including...
19-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thinning Out the Carbon Capture Viscosity Problem

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Researchers have used computer modeling to design these liquid materials so that they retain a low viscosity after sponging up carbon dioxide, based on a surprise they found in their explorations. Although the chemists still have to test the...
17-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exploring Today’s Research on Tomorrow’s Battery

About 250 of the world’s leading energy storage experts will gather May 24-26 at the Nine Energy Storage Symposium: Beyond Lithium Ion, where they will discuss the latest battery technologies.
16-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Platinum, Puddles, and Water's True Nature

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Scientists made a "stop action movie" of tiny ice crystals melting and eventually wetting a platinum surface using a nanoscale technique they devised; the physics of wetting is crucial to making coatings for fibers or surfaces.
10-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Three PNNL Scientists Receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

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Three scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been selected to receive 2016 Early Career Research Program research grants from the U.S. Department of Energy.
5-May-2016 2:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Cleansing Rain Falls; A Soil-Filled Mist Arises

Scientists have found that rain triggers the release of a mist of particles from wet soils into the air, a finding with consequences for how scientists model our planet’s climate and future. The evidence comes in the form of tiny glassy spheres,...
28-Apr-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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