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Relief agencies working to assist victims of Sunday's tsunamis in the Indian Ocean are using a demographic database developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Four researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS), and another three have joined the fellowship of the Institute of Physics.
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Christmas costs can make us all a bit less jolly, but there are a number of ways even Ole St. Nick can save money throughout the year and help offset the high cost of the holiday.For openers, the Clauses could live in a Department of Energy near-zero-energy house. If the savings are typical of thos...
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A regional professional society of physicists and a leading science publication have recently honored Thomas Thundat, of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for excellence in scientific research.
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The U.S. Department of Energy has announced its decision to extend the UT-Battelle contract for operation of the Department's Oak Ridge National Laboratory for an additional five years.
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Sophisticated computational technology is enabling biologists to collect data that could lead to all types of science breakthroughs. The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest national laboratories are teaming to learn about new aspects of biological research through the...
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Dr. James B. Roberto, deputy director for science and technology at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has received the National Materials Advancement Award from the Federation of Materials Societies.
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A system that monitors individual burners and allows operators of coal-fired power plants to make instantaneous adjustments to each burner can mean cleaner air and lower costs for utilities. The Flame Doctor system, which uses algorithms developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Stuart Daw and Ch...
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A quest for superior spark plugs for natural gas engines that help power commercial buildings, schools, restaurants and hotels has ignited an effort between Champion and researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The goal is to develop spark plugs with life expectancies of one year (8,000 hours) ...