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Battery-powered toys, radios, and portable electronic devices make fun Christmas gifts - until the batteries run down.
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Stephen Pennycook, a UT-Battelle corporate fellow and group leader in the Condensed Matter Sciences Division of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, was honored tonight as the recipient of the UT-Battelle 2005 Director's Award for Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science and Technology during the laboratory's Awards Night ceremony at the Knoxville Convention Center.
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About 500 Tennessee middle school students will be competing in the state's sixth annual FIRST Lego League competition Saturday in Cookeville, where students use their designed and programmed autonomous robots to perform required tasks on a table.Tournament co-director Brad Weil of the Departm...
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Improved tools and increasingly sophisticated approaches are helping researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory gain a better understanding of how organisms respond to and interact with their environment.Through the Detection and Simulation of Ecosystem Response Initiative, scientists are taking ...
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A $50,000 grant from UT-Battelle to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee has helped restock food supplies to the agency after it donated much of its previous supply to victims of Hurricane Katrina.The UT-Battelle grant enabled Second Harvest to restock its supply with enough food for 158,000 ...
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Tremendous amounts of data being generated about a microbe adept at bioremediation will be more efficiently organized and shared through a new $3 million project headed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory.The award by the Department of Energy's Office of Science builds upon advances made through a thr...
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This year's United Way campaign at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has raised more than $835,000 for East Tennessee agencies, far exceeding the goal and again setting a record with the largest amount ever for an ORNL drive. The ORNL total of $835,467 - the largest for any campaign in the region - inc...
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Using hydrogen fuel cells to power a new development near downtown Atlanta is planned with help from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Oak Ridge's Tim Armstrong says the laboratory will assist with providing energy needs."Oak Ridge is supplying expertise not only in the area...
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Three technologies developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards from the Southeast Region of the Federal Laboratory consortium.The awards are for the Polyelectrolyte Thin-Film Array Slide, the Flame Doctor¬ Burner-Monit...
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Veteran-owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned small businesses will be showcased Thursday, Nov. 10 as part of the Veteran Owned Small Business Day at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. "Doing Business at ORNL" is the theme of the event that will be held at the laboratory...