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The new Energy bill signed by President Bush emphasizes the need for greater energy efficiency and promoting alternative fuel technology. Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Johnny Green says the bill will help Oak Ridge to enhance ethanol and diesel technologies. "Some of the research that...

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A Las Vegas business and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are improving the odds for people medically at risk from dehydration or congestive heart failure. The task for ORNL researchers Chuck Britton, Nance Ericson and Gary Alley was to improve and miniaturize Noninvasive Medical Technologies' ZOE, ...
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Three scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory--including the laboratory's director--have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS).The new APS fellows are ORNL Director Thom Mason, nuclear physicist Krzysztof Piotr Rykaczewski and materials scientist...
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The High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has set a world record for concentration of cold neutrons that are used to study materials.Oak Ridge's Ron Crone says the high resolution intensity of the neutrons can study a material's ...
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A water repellent developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory outperforms nature at its best and could open a floodgate of commercial possibilities. The super-water repellent (superhydrophobic) material, developed by John Simpson, is easy to fabricate an...

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Retired U.S. Army Gen. Carl Stiner of LaFollette told a Veterans Day audience at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that the United States must persevere and succeed in the war on terrorism for the sake of future generations. "If for some reason that we as a nation should ...

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The American Society for Training & Development has recognized Oak Ridge National Laboratory as one of its 2007 BEST Awards Program winners. The 2007 BEST Awards received entries from 103 organizations in eight countries. The Department of Energy laboratory's training management program ranked 16th ...

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UT-Battelle will contribute $25,000 to a new East Tennessee Veterans Memorial planned for the northern end of World's Fair Park in Knoxville. The memorial will include a formation of 32 granite monuments inscribed with names of more than 6,000 veterans from 35 East Tennessee counties who have died i...

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Team UT-Battelle has raised more than $12,000 for the Susan G. Komen Knoxville Race for the Cure.
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Herbert A. Mook Jr., a senior researcher at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).