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Upgrading existing dams with new equipment could enable the South to reduce the amount of electricity produced in the region by fossil fuels, according to Marilyn Brown, a member of the Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors and a public policy professor at the Georgia Institute of Technolog...
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A comprehensive effort undertaken by the Facilities and Operations Directorate of Oak Ridge National Laboratory to improve efficiency, security and safety has helped earn an award from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence.
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A quicker and cheaper technique to scan molecular databases developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could put scientists on the fast track to developing new drug treatments.
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Governor Phil Bredesen today joined officials from the University of Tennessee and the Department of Energy in dedicating a new state-funded research facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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A prototype data-analysis software developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help track potential terrorist groups by uncovering hidden meaning in the group's written interactions. The method can extract emotional content known as affective meaning from unstructured text documents like blogs,...
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Tractor-trailer trucks may leave a different "footprint" in the near future. Heavy trucks outfitted with single wide-based tires instead of the conventional dual tires are more fuel efficient, according to a study sponsored by DOE's Office of Vehicle Technologies. A paper from DOE's Oak Ridge Nation...
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Unsuspecting subjects could be identified in mere seconds with a novel recognition system being developed by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Unlike conventional technologies that look at a facial feature or the iris, ORNL's off-angle multi-modal biometric recognition system captures se...
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Luiz Leal and Lance Snead from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected to the American Nuclear Society's Class of 2010 Fellows.
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While the Jaguar supercomputer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently ceded its rank as the world's most powerful supercomputer - dropping to No. 2 - it is still performing world-class science.
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A systematic study of phase changes in vanadium dioxide has solved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for decades, according to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.