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Bioenergy startup licenses ORNL food-waste-to-fuel system

Electro-Active Technologies, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., has exclusively licensed two biorefinery technologies invented and patented by the startup’s co-founders while working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The technologies work as a system that...
16-Aug-2019 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From trash to treasure

Researchers invented a process to extract rare earth elements from scrap magnets. They patented and scaled up the process in lab demonstrations and are working with a licensee to scale the process further to produce commercial batches of rare earth...
14-Aug-2019 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

IDEMIA Identity & Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The portable technology can be used to help identify individuals in challenging outdoor conditions.
8-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Seven ORNL Researchers Receive DOE Early Career Funding Awards

Seven Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers representing a range of scientific disciplines have received Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program awards. The Early Career Research Program, now in its tenth year,...
1-Aug-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Story tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2019

ORNL story tips: Training next-generation sensors to “see,” interpret live data; 3D printing tungsten could protect fusion reactor components; detailed study estimated how much more, or less, energy U.S. residents might consume by 2050 based on...
1-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers raise the heat on molten metals to forge future technologies

Researchers at Iowa State and Ames Laboratory are using neutrons at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source to improve the process of metal-flux synthesis used in manufacturing solid-state materials used to make advanced...
30-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Neutrons shed light on industrial catalyst for hydrogen production

Collaborators at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and U.S. universities used neutron scattering and other advanced characterization techniques to study how a prominent catalyst enables the “water-gas shift” reaction to...
30-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two ORNL Researchers Receive Presidential Early Career Award

Two researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory--David Cullen and Kate Page--have received a 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE.
29-Jul-2019 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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National lab tech to help locate people & power outages during Hurricane Irma; helps prep for Jose & Katia

1-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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The Pressure Is on

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...
13-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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Yonath Discusses Visualizing Ribosomes and Antibiotic Resistance

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

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