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Public Release: 4-Feb-2016
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, February 2016
Batteries for grid, stationary uses get a boost with new technology; ORNL hosting neuromorphic computing workshop; ORNL part of team developing cleaner biomass cookstove; ORNL has key role in Critical Materials Institute work; Study of nanocrystal growth key to developing new materials; and US coastal populations face potential risks with climate change.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016
2015 GPU Technology Conference
Titan targets tumors
Researchers at the German research laboratory Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf are using Titan to understand and control new methods for particle acceleration that could have big impacts on laser-driven tumor removal.
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, US Department of Energy

Contact: Eric Gedenk
gedenked@ornl.gov
865-241-5497
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 21-Jan-2016
ORNL supports new projects to develop advanced nuclear technologies
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will support two new DOE-funded projects to explore, develop and demonstrate advanced nuclear reactor technologies.
Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Jan-2016
Biotechnology for Biofuels
BESC study seeks nature's best biocatalysts for biofuel production
Researchers are looking beyond the usual suspects in the search for microbes that can efficiently break down inedible plant matter for conversion to biofuels. A new comparative study from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory-based center finds the natural abilities of unconventional bacteria could help boost the efficiency of cellulosic biofuel production.

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 13-Jan-2016
ORNL, SCIEX sign license agreement for analytical chemistry tech
The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and SCIEX of Framingham, Mass., have signed a licensing agreement for technologies that speed up, simplify and expand the use of analytic chemistry equipment.

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 5-Jan-2016
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2016
January 2016 story tips include: Unmanned Aerial Systems Research Center at ORNL offers world of opportunities; New ORNL material offers clear advantages for consumer products and more; Hospital occupancy data helping ORNL study population distribution; Laser beams, plasmonic sensors able to detect trace biochemical compounds; ORNL devises new tool to map vegetation, wildlife habitat; ORNL software connects dots of disparate data; ORNL breaks mold with steel like none other.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 5-Jan-2016
Fighting fire with FireFOAM
Researchers at insurance company FM Global are using Titan to try and better understand fire growth and suppression.
DOE-ASCR

Contact: Eric Gedenk
865-241-5497
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 29-Dec-2015
Small
ORNL cell-free protein synthesis is potential lifesaver
Lives of soldiers and others injured in remote locations could be saved with a cell-free protein synthesis system developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 22-Dec-2015
ORNL achieves milestone with plutonium-238 sample
With the production of 50 grams of plutonium-238, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have restored a US capability dormant for nearly 30 years and set the course to provide power for NASA and other missions.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 21-Dec-2015
Journal of Materials Chemistry A
Neutrons offer guide to getting more out of solid-state lithium-ion batteries
A new study conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), has revealed promising results that could drastically boost the performance of solid-state electrolytes, and could potentially lead to a safer, even more efficient battery. Researchers used neutron diffraction (the VULCAN instrument, SNS beam line 7) to conduct an in-depth study probing the entire structure evolution of doped garnet-type electrolytes during the synthesis process to unravel the mechanism that boosts the lithium-ionic conductivity.
DOE/Office of Science

Contact: Jeremy Rumsey
rumseyjp@ornl.gov
865-574-2038
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 17-Dec-2015
Energy & Environmental Science
ORNL technique could set new course for extracting uranium from seawater
An ultra-high-resolution technique used for the first time to study polymer fibers that trap uranium in seawater may cause researchers to rethink the best methods to harvest this potential fuel for nuclear reactors.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 8-Dec-2015
Titan helps researchers explore explosive star scenarios
A team led by Michael Zingale of Stony Brook University used the Titan supercomputer to complete a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion. The study expands upon the team's initial 3-D simulation of this supernova scenario, which was carried out in 2013.

Contact: Jonathan Hines
hinesjd@ornl.gov
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 7-Dec-2015
A cure for medical researchers' big data headache
Oak Ridge Graph Analytics for Medical Innovation (ORiGAMI), supplies researchers with an advanced data tool for literature-based discovery that has the potential to accelerate medical research and discovery. The result of collaboration between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the US National Library of Medicine, ORiGAMI unites three emerging technologies that are shaping the future of health care: big data, graph computing, and the Semantic Web.

Contact: Jonathan Hines
hinesjd@ornl.gov
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 2-Dec-2015
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, December 2015
This tip sheet includes 'Higher cost of electricity not necessarily deterrent to usage', 'Finding opens door for lead-free electromechanics', and 'Neutron measurements provide insight into quantum magnets'.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 1-Dec-2015
Chemistry of Materials
ORNL process could be white lightning to electronics industry
A new era of electronics and even quantum devices could be ushered in with the fabrication of a virtually perfect single layer of 'white graphene.'

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 23-Nov-2015
Nature Physics
New supercomputer simulations enhance understanding of protein motion and function
Supercomputing simulations could change how researchers understand the internal motions of proteins that play functional, structural and regulatory roles in all living organisms. The team's results are featured in Nature Physics.

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 23-Nov-2015
ORNL's Zacharia, Paranthaman named AAAS fellows
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named Thomas Zacharia and Mariappan Parans Paranthaman of Oak Ridge National Laboratory as new AAAS fellows. The two are honored for their achievements in science administration and materials chemistry, respectively.

Contact: Bill Cabage
cabagewh@ornl.gov
865-574-4399
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 20-Nov-2015
ORNL, Solid Power sign exclusive license for lithium-sulfur battery tech
The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Solid Power Inc. of Louisville, Colo., have signed an exclusive agreement licensing lithium-sulfur materials for next-generation batteries.

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 19-Nov-2015
Nature Communications
ORNL microscopy captures real-time view of evolving fuel cell catalysts
Atomic-level imaging of catalysts by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help manufacturers lower the cost and improve the performance of emission-free fuel cell technologies.

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 18-Nov-2015
Four ORNL researchers elected fellows of American Physical Society
Four researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society, one of the nation's top professional organizations for scientists.

Contact: Bill Cabage
cabagewh@ornl.gov
865-574-4399
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
ORNL wins 6 R&D 100 awards
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received six R&D 100 awards, increasing the lab's total to 193 since the award's inception in 1963.

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 16-Nov-2015
INCITE grants awarded to 56 computational research projects
The US Department of Energy's Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world's most challenging scientific questions. The projects will share 5.8 billion core hours on America's two most powerful supercomputers dedicated to open science.

Contact: Eric Gedenk
gedenked@ornl.gov
865-241-5497
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Nov-2015
SC15
Titan takes on the big one
A team led by Thomas Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center, headquartered at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is using the Titan supercomputer to develop physics-based earthquake simulations to better understand earthquake systems, including the potential seismic hazards from known faults and the impact of strong ground motions on urban areas.
US Deparment of Energy, Advanced Scientific Computing Research

Contact: Eric Gedenk
gedenked@ornl.gov
865-241-5497
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 9-Nov-2015
Small
New electron microscopy method sculpts 3-D structures at atomic level
Electron microscopy researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a unique way to build 3-D structures with finely controlled shapes as small as one to two billionths of a meter.
US Department of Energy Office of Science

Contact: Morgan McCorkle
mccorkleml@ornl.gov
865-574-7308
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 6-Nov-2015
Analytical Chemistry
New ORNL device combines power of mass spectrometry, microscopy
ORNL device is a potentially huge help for studying chemical interactions, disease, drugs.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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