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Fiber-reinforced polymer material to construct pipelines that will transport hydrogen to service stations of the future is being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Oak Ridge's Tim Armstrong says a one-mile stretch of polymer piping could cost half the amount of...
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A prototype device to forewarn epileptic seizures is being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.Oak Ridge researcher Lee Hively says the SeizAlert system studies brain waves."SeizAlert uses advanced statistical analysis from four scalp electrodes," Hively says....
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Researchers at ORNL have developed a hybrid process where they use a laser in combination with friction-stir welding (FSW) „ a technique that has been in development for about 10 years for joining small metal alloys parts „ to extend its application to more materials. FSW uses a rotating tool to joi...
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Soon, men and mice won't be the only beneficiaries of CT technology's diagnostic wonders. Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are developing ways to use a computer tomography machine originally designed for small laboratory animals to analyze wood, with potential applications in the pulp, pape...
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory's SensorNet augmented by a system being developed by Enterra Solutions could become a first line of defense against terrorist attacks or natural disasters. ORNL and Enterra are teaming up to support SensorNet, a collection of systems to detect, identify and assess chemi...