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Fiber-reinforced polymer material to construct pipelines that will transport hydrogen to service stations of the future is being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Oak Ridge's Tim Armstrong says a one-mile stretch of polymer piping could cost half the amount of...
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A prototype device to forewarn epileptic seizures is being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.Oak Ridge researcher Lee Hively says the SeizAlert system studies brain waves."SeizAlert uses advanced statistical analysis from four scalp electrodes," Hively says....
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Small organisms collected 10,000 feet below the Earth's surface can produce magnets up to 50 percent more powerful than normal.Environmental scientist Tommy Phelps of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been leading the research effort on this nanofermentation technology ov...
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Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory's High Temperature Materials Laboratory are helping diesel engine and parts manufacturers develop technologies to meet tough new emissions regulations that go into effect in 2007. Laboratory researchers are he...
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher Thomas Thundat has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).Thundat, a member of the Biosciences Division at the Department of Energy laboratory and a UT-Battelle corporate fellow, is noted for research involvin...
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A team of Oak Ridge High School students has won first place and $100,000 in the national Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology for their research thesis titled "Linking Supercomputing and Systems Biology for Efficient Bioethanol Production." The students -- Scott Horton, Scott Molo...
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Deer hunters converge on the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Reservation this weekend for the first of three deer hunts between now and the end of the year.Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Coordinator Neil Giffen says there are some slight changes to this year's hunts."This year we've added some acre...
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Ian Anderson's key role in helping Oak Ridge National Laboratory deliver one of the world's largest science projects on time and on budget has earned him the UT-Battelle Director's Award for Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science and Technology.Anderson, director of ORNL&#0...
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Three technologies developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have earned Excellence in Technology Awards from the Southeast Region of the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer during its annual meeting in Nashville. The three technologies incl...
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With 54 teraflops of computing power, Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Cray XT3 is helping solve scientific grand challenges, but scheduling the many research projects and keeping the massive machine operating at peak capacity are challenges of their own. The Cray, known as Jaguar, requires a comp...