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3D printing shapes building industry, creates rapid construction potential

A residential and commercial tower under development in Brooklyn that is changing the New York City skyline has its roots in research at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The tower’s white precast concrete façade rising...
15-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ORNL-led collaboration solves a beta-decay puzzle with advanced nuclear models

An international collaboration including scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory solved a 50-year-old puzzle that explains why beta decays of atomic nuclei are slower than what is expected based on the beta decays of...
7-Mar-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2019

Neutrons used to study how an antibacterial peptide fights bacteria; decade-long study finds higher CO2 levels caused 30 percent more wood growth in U.S. trees; ultrasonic additive manufacturing to embed fiber optic sensors in heat- and...
5-Mar-2019 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists at ESS, Swedish Water Research, ORNL use VISION to look at common contaminant for cleaner water applications

Monika Hartl from the European Spallation Source is using neutron scattering at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source to understand how plastic materials interact with the filters used to remove them from water. Through...
5-Mar-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New ORNL AI tool revolutionizes process for matching cancer patients with clinical trials

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Health Data Sciences Institute (HDSI) have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to better match cancer patients with clinical trials. The...
5-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Right electrolyte doubles novel two-dimensional material’s ability to store energy

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Drexel University and their partners have discovered a way to improve the energy density of promising energy-storage materials, conductive two-dimensional ceramics called...
1-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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ReactWell licenses ORNL catalyst for energy conversion applications

ReactWell has licensed a novel waste-to-fuel technology from Oak Ridge National Laboratory to improve energy conversion methods for cleaner, more efficient oil and gas, chemical and bioenergy production.
1-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Vera Bocharova: Advancing the frontiers of knowledge about soft materials

Profiled is Vera Bocharova of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, who studies the structure and dynamics of soft materials—polymer nanocomposites, polymer electrolytes and biological macromolecules—to advance materials and technologies for energy,...
25-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST 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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