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Neutron science publications reach new highs at ORNL’s flagship facilities

The High Flux Isotope Reactor and the Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have reached new levels of increased science productivity. In 2018, a record high of more than 500 scientific instrument...
16-Jan-2019 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researching cleaner, more efficient bioenergy production using neutrons

Researchers from Lund University and ORNL are using neutrons to study cleaner approaches to using biomass by investigating how biomasses degrade as they are exposed to extreme temperatures, and how the biomass byproducts could potentially be used in...
10-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2019

ORNL story tips: Automated pellet press speeds production of Pu-238 to fuel NASA’s deep space exploration; new memory cell circuit design may boost storage with less energy in exascale, quantum computing; free app eases installation, repair of...
8-Jan-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Novel fiber-optic device lays foundation for quantum-enhanced measurements

Interferometers—instruments that precisely measure the intersection of two beams of light—are useful for both fundamental science studies and practical applications such as gyroscopes and hydrophones. A team of researchers at ORNL developed and...
3-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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ORNL partners with industry to address multiple nuclear technology challenges

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is collaborating with industry on six new projects focused on advancing commercial nuclear energy technologies that offer potential improvements to current nuclear reactors and move new...
20-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New composite advances lignin as a renewable 3D printing material

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a recipe for a renewable 3D printing feedstock that could spur a profitable new use for an intractable byproduct: lignin.
19-Dec-2018 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Precision experiment first to isolate, measure weak force between protons, neutrons

A team of scientists has for the first time measured the elusive weak interaction between protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. Through a unique neutron experiment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, experimental physicists resolved the weak...
19-Dec-2018 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Neutron micelle measurements lend insights into improved drug delivery

Researchers from the University of Houston are using neutron scattering at ORNL to research how unique biological structures known as micelles can make drugs more effective. Micelles can form around drug molecules in order to transport them through...
18-Dec-2018 12:05 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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