Supercomputers help ORNL researchers identify key molecular switch that controls cell behavior
December 17, 2013 — OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2013— If scientists can control cellular functions such as movement and development, they can cripple cells and pathogens that are causing disease in the body.
INCITE grants awarded to 59 computational research projects
November 18, 2013 — OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 18, 2013—The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 59 projects, promising to accelerate scientific discovery and innovation, that will share nearly 6 billion core hours on two of America’s fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.
ORNL study uses neutron scattering, supercomputing to demystify forces at play in biofuel production
November 13, 2013 — OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 13, 2013 — Researchers studying more effective ways to convert woody plant matter into biofuels at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified fundamental forces that change plant structures during pretreatment processes used in the production of bioenergy.