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DOE NATIONAL LABORATORY:
OAK RIDGE
NATIONAL LABORATORY

ORNL is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by UT-Battelle, LLC. Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge solutions that strengthen the nation's leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.

ORNL also performs other work for the Department of Energy, including isotope production, information management, and technical program management, and provides research and technical assistance to other organizations.

www.ornl.gov


Features

Protein shake-up

Protein shake-up

For living organisms proteins are an essential part of their body system and are needed to thrive. In recent years, a certain class of proteins has challenged researchers' conventional notion that proteins have a static and well-defined structure.

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Part II, Tackling grand challenges in geochemistry: Q&A with Andrew Stack

In this Q&A Andrew Stack, a geochemist at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, advances understanding of the dynamics of minerals underground. Stack and his team make discoveries that will help to improve our understanding of a wide range of energy-related issues, such as geologic storage of carbon dioxide, oil and gas discovery and development, and remediation of toxic contaminants. His current research spans three disciplines -- geology, chemistry and computing.

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Part II, Tackling grand challenges in geochemistry: Q&A with Andrew Stack

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Lab Contact Info

Contact: Ron Walli
Phone: 865-576-0226
Email: wallira@ornl.gov
Location: Oak Ridge, TN

Lab Publications

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Lab News Releases
25-Mar-2015
ORNL-led team demonstrates desalination with nanoporous graphene membrane
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

17-Mar-2015
ORNL and SINAP cooperate on development of salt-cooled reactors
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

13-Mar-2015
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2015
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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