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Although the Daresbury Nuclear Structure Facility in England was closed in 1993, one of its nuclear physics instruments will have a second life at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.The large, multi-million-dollar instrument will be used with ORNL's upgraded radioactive-ion ac...

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Automobile manufacturers must crash models of their cars to determine if they meet safety standards for protecting passengers during accidents. Because a single car crash test can cost $50,000 to $750,000, an attractive alternative to crunching metal is crunching numbers.Inexpensive car-crash simul...
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Anna Swan, a Wigner Fellow, has joined the research staff at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in the Solid State Division's Particle-Surface Interactions Section. The Wigner fellowship, designed to provide research opportunities for exceptional young scient...
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Robert L. Siegrist, a researcher and engineer at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been named chair of the Task Force on Contaminated Sites under the International Committee of the Water Environment Federation. The task force, comprised of members from more ...
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Nic Korte of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been appointed to the editorial review board of the professional journal Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation. Korte heads ORNL's Environmental Sciences Division restoration and technology group, which is located in...
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The Oak Ridge Science Semester Program is entering its 25th year at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The program involves undergraduate participants from colleges of the Great Lakes College Association (GLCA) and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM). Deans...
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Robert V. O'Neill of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has received the Distinguished Statistical Ecologist Award from the International Association for Ecology (INTECOL).O'Neill, a member of the Environmental Sciences Division, was recognized for his "outstandin...
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Po-Yung Lu of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been presented the Tillmanns-Skolnick Award by the Chemical Health and Safety Division of the American Chemical Society. Lu, who heads the biomedical and environmental information analysis section of the laboratory's ...
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Jane G. Mural, a research assistant in the Environmental Sciences Division at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been selected to participate in the Antarctic Biology Training Course sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF).Mural is one of 16 scient...