ORNL Review v16n1 1983.pdf

ORNL Review v16n1
  • A Novel Way To Grow Anaerobic Bacteria. Membrane particles from bacteria found in the human gut can remove oxygen and thus hasten the growth of useful, oxygen-shunning organisms.
  • Modeling Air Pollution. Mathematical models developed at ORNL could help regions expecting new coal-burning power plants to stay in compliance with environmental regulations. The models also suggest a need far new standards that could reduce total sulfur dioxide while saving industry money.
  • Fuel Reprocessing: A Futuristic Look. ORNL's Integrated Equipment Test facility embodies state-of-the-art technology.
  • Hot Water District Heating for St. Paul. ORNL planted the seed, DOE nourished it with $2 million, and various levels of government, private industry, and Sweden provided the advice and money to help an exciting energy conservation project see the light of day.
  • Community Incentives for Hosting Nuclear Waste Repositories. A few.guarantees and inducements might make a town more willing to accept the unwanted facility.


  • Awards and Appointments
  • Take a Number
  • Lab Anecdote. Captain Rickover and Oak Ridge, by Herbert Pomerance
  • Books. The Atomic Complex, reviewed by Herbert Inhaber; Histological Atlas of the Laboratory Mouse, reviewed by Diana Popp.
  • Technical Capsules. Airborne Metals and Forests; Environmental Risk Assessment; Radionuclides as Tracers; Integrated Compartment Modeling; Advanced Reactor Shielding; Who Pays Coal Severance Taxes? Are Utility Conservation Programs Worth It? Small Pipe Breaks in Reactors
  • Readers' Comments