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Within a couple of years, patients may have their test results for the AIDS virus, cancer, tuberculosis or other diseases before they leave the doctor's office.A new "DNA biochip" developed by Tuan Vo-Dinh and colleagues at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) could...

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Two researchers from the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) are among 60 recipients of the 1997 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. The awards are the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers begi...
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Dr. William E. Doll of the Environmental Sciences Division at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has been elected president-elect of the Near Surface Geophysics Section (NSGS) of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).Doll will serve a one-year term as pre...
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A symposium in honor of 50 years of mammalian genetics research at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will be held beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at ORNL's Wigner Auditorium.Mammalian genetics research in Oak Ridge began in November 1947 when Dr. William Russe...
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Dr. Tony Gabriel of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), will present "Spallation Neutron Source - Overview of Target Systems," during a showcase lecture at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 in ORNL's Wigner Auditorium.Gabriel is the director of the target systems for the N...
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Dr. Peter Cummings of the Chemical Technology Division of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will chair a National Science Foundation workshop Nov. 3 in Arlington, Va.The workshop will be on the subject "Molecular Modeling and Simulation: Fundamentals and Applicat...
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Sheldon Datz of the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently was awarded an honorary doctorate from Stockholm University in Sweden.Datz, head of Atomic Physics in the ORNL Physics Division, was selected to receive the doctorate for his work on physics programs he d...
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Dr. John Finney, Quain Professor of Physics at University College London, will present "Scientific Prospects for the European Spallation Source," during a lecture at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 in Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL) Weinberg Auditorium.Finney will discuss how the full scientific po...
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Dr. Hermann A. Grunder, director of the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, will present a distinguished lecture entitled "Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility: Science and Technology for the Nation" at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL) Weinberg...
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Dr. W.M. Post of the Environmental Sciences Division at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) recently was cited by the editors of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) journal for excellence in refereeing.The citation recognizes Post's special service to the AGU, com...