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Kalinin, Paranthaman Elected Materials Research Society Fellows


Two researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sergei Kalinin and Mariappan Parans Paranthaman, have been elected fellows of the Materials Research Society.
14-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL Wins Four FLC Technology Transfer Awards


Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers win four Federal Laboratory Consortium awards.
9-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Supercomputing, Experiment Combine for First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle

Researchers working with magnetic nanoparticles approached computational scientists at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to help solve a unique problem: to model magnetism at the atomic level using experimental data from a real nanoparticle.
2-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Story Tips from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, February 2017


Vacuum insulation panels prove cost-effective solution for DOD; ORNL noise filter puts end to unwanted EMI; NYC focus of ORNL green commuting study; ORNL process speeds battery production process; ORNL study sheds new light on traditional welding...
2-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Neutrons Identify Critical Details in Bacterial Enzyme Implicated in Gastric Cancer


Neutron analysis at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is helping researchers better understand a key enzyme found in a bacterium known to cause stomach cancer. Understanding the details of this enzyme, and thus the...
1-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ORNL Researchers Break Data Transfer Efficiency Record


Researchers have set a new record in the transfer of information via superdense coding, a process by which the properties of particles like photons, protons and electrons are used to store as much information as possible.
1-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Flip Script for Li-Ion Electrolytes to Simulate Better Batteries


A team led by the California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech’s) Thomas Miller used the Cray XK7 Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to identify potential electrolyte materials...
1-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Shape of Melting in Two Dimensions

As part of her team’s research into matter’s tendency to self-organize, Sharon Glotzer of the University of Michigan ran a series of hard particle simulations to study melting in two-dimensional (2-D) systems. Specifically, the team explored how...
1-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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