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PNNL Scientist Ruby Leung Appointed a Battelle Fellow

Ruby Leung of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been named a Battelle Fellow -- the highest recognition from Battelle for leadership and accomplishment in science. She is one of eight Battelle fellows at PNNL.
19-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protein Data Takes Significant Step Forward in Medicine

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Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Oregon Health & Science University are part of a nationwide effort to learn more about the role of proteins in cancer biology and to use that information to benefit cancer patients.
27-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cut U.S. Commercial Building Energy Use 29% with Widespread Controls

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The U.S. could slash its energy use by the equivalent of what is currently used by 12 to 15 million Americans if commercial buildings fully used energy-efficiency controls nationwide.
23-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Battery Based on PNNL Tech Given EPA Green Chemistry Award

PNNL and UniEnergy Technologies, which produces a battery based on technology developed at PNNL have been honored with an EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Award.
12-Jun-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tackling infectious disease – one protein at a time

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A team of scientists in the Pacific Northwest has solved the 3-D structure of 1,000 proteins from more than 70 organisms that cause infectious disease in people. The proteins come from microbes that cause several serious diseases, including...
8-Jun-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

More Natural Dust in the Air Improves Air Quality in Eastern China

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Man-made pollution in eastern China’s cities worsens when less dust blows in from the Gobi Desert, according to a new study. That’s because dust plays an important role in determining the air temperatures and thereby promoting winds to blow away...
9-May-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

For First Time, Researchers Measure Forces That Align Crystals and Help Them Snap Together

For the first time, researchers have measured the force that draws tiny crystals together and visualized how they swivel and align. Called van der Waals forces, the attraction provides insights into how crystals self-assemble, an activity that...
26-Apr-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Video Captures Bubble-Blowing Battery in Action

PNNL researchers have created a unique video that shows oxygen bubbles inflating and later deflating inside a tiny lithium-air battery. The knowledge gained from the video could help make lithium-air batteries that are more compact, stable and can...
26-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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