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Newswise: Ethan Coon: Capturing Natural Processes Through Math

Ethan Coon: Capturing Natural Processes Through Math

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As a computational hydrologist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Ethan Coon combines his talent for math with his love of coding to solve big science questions about water quality, water availability for energy production, climate change, and the movement of contaminants through watersheds.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, DOE Science News,

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19-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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Nina Balke: Fine-tuned science

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

As a researcher at ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Nanoscience User Facility, Nina Balke explores avenues for fine-tuning materials’ physical properties to solve energy challenges and expands fundamental research opportunities for CNMS users.

Channels: Energy, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, DOE Science News,

Released:
26-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: The Pressure Is on

The Pressure Is on

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Researchers with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) have developed technology to squeeze materials with a million times the pressure of the earth’s atmosphere while studying them with neutrons. When they bombard these materials with neutrons, the materials provide an unprecedented picture of the changing nature of matter under extreme pressure.

Channels: Materials Science, DOE Science News,

Released:
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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 ribosomal research, prompting researchers to look more closely at antibiotics that target bacterial ribosomes, including those of pathogenic bacteria species, an avenue that could help reverse current levels of antibiotic resistance. At the talk, she steered conversation to species-specific antibiotic resistance.

Channels: Drug Resistance,

Released:
12-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
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