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Sensor Research Helps Fight Wildfires

As climate change leads to larger and more frequent wildfires, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using sensors, drones and machine learning to both prevent fires and reduce their damage to the electric...
15-Aug-2022 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Story tips: Drought-resistant crops, hydropower, AI for atomic measurement, controlling refrigerants and recycling e-waste

Story tips: Drought-resistant crops, hydropower, AI for atomic measurement, controlling refrigerants and recycling e-waste
1-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Data science teams analyzed COVID-19 data for early pandemic response

ORNL researchers used two different methods to compile data from the COVID-19 response to give decision-makers an informed perspective on what was going on in locations around the country.
28-Jul-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Magnetic quantum material broadens platform for probing next-gen information technologies

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutron scattering to find the first 2D system to host a spiral spin liquid.
27-Jul-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Adsorbent material filters toxic chromium, arsenic from water supplies

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are tackling a global water challenge with a unique material designed to target not one, but two toxic, heavy metal pollutants for simultaneous removal.
26-Jul-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL welcomes sixth cohort of Innovation Crossroads clean energy entrepreneurs

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads program welcomes six new science and technology innovators from across the United States to its sixth cohort. As the Southeast’s only research and development program for entrepreneurs based...
21-Jul-2022 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ORNL welcomes sixth cohort of Innovation Crossroads clean energy entrepreneurs

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads program welcomes six new science and technology innovators from across the United States to its sixth cohort.
20-Jul-2022 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ORNL’s Maldonado receives 2022 ASME Old Guard Early Career Award

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, or ASME, selected Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researcher Bryan Maldonado for the 2022 Old Guard Early Career Award. He was recognized for exceptional service to ASME activities including science...
7-Jul-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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ORNL experts help measure new world record for fusion energy

Lab experts help measure this month's fusion milestone at Joint European Torus (JET) with cutting-edge diagnostics.
18-Feb-2022 9:25 AM EST

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Chuck Kessel: Forging Paths for Fusion’s Future

Chuck Kessel leads the national Blanket and Fuel Cycle program, the national Fusion Energy Systems Studies program and the Virtual Laboratory of Technology and co-leads the Liquid-Metal Plasma-Facing Components program. He's devoted his career to...
16-Nov-2020 10:05 AM EST

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Ethan Coon: Capturing Natural Processes Through Math

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...
19-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT

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Nina Balke: Fine-tuned science

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...
26-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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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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