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PhysOrg
Study analyzes electric grid vulnerabilities in extreme weather areascould inform decision makers about future substation needs. Credit: ORNL Climat
Study analyzes electric grid vulnerabilities in extreme weather areas
PhysOrg / Posted 6 hours ago
could inform decision makers about future substation needs. Credit: ORNL Climate and energy scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to pinpoint which electrical service areas will be most... Read more
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PhysOrg
New nontoxic process promises larger ultrathin sheets of 2-D nanomaterialsnontoxic gas exfoliation process to separate 2-D nanomaterials. Credit: ORNL A
New nontoxic process promises larger ultrathin sheets of 2-D nanomaterials
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
nontoxic gas exfoliation process to separate 2-D nanomaterials. Credit: ORNL A team of scientists led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has developed a novel way to produce two-dimensional nanosheets by separating bulk... Read more
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PhysOrg
An accelerated pipeline to open materials researchtechnologies, they also present a new problem: How to make effective use of all
An accelerated pipeline to open materials research
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
technologies, they also present a new problem: How to make effective use of all this data? At the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers are engineering a solution by creating a novel infrastructure uniting the... Read more
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PhysOrg
New tool probes for genes linked to toxic methylmercuryin the environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes develope
New tool probes for genes linked to toxic methylmercury
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
in the environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. "We now have a quick and easy-to-use tool that we can employ in any environment to... Read more
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PhysOrg
Creating and customizing material at the atomic scaleone day create materials with Legos flexibility and Terminator toughness, accor
Creating and customizing material at the atomic scale
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
one day create materials with Legos flexibility and Terminator toughness, according to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In a review paper published in ACS Nano, Olga Ovchinnikova and colleagues provide an... Read more
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PhysOrg
Physics researchers question calcium-52's magicthat would indicate whether a nucleus is magic. Recently a multi-institution t
Physics researchers question calcium-52's magic
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
that would indicate whether a nucleus is magic. Recently a multi-institution team led by Gaute Hagen at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory computed the size of the atomic nucleus calcium-48—a magic isotope—and found it had a... Read more
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Daily Mail
The 'aliens at Yellowstone': Researchers find unique microbesarchaeonNanopusillus acidilobi, which are just 100 to 300 billionths of a meter
The 'aliens at Yellowstone': Researchers find unique microbes
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
archaeonNanopusillus acidilobi, which are just 100 to 300 billionths of a meter in size. Mircea Podar of the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biosciences Division led a team that isolated the archaeonNanopusillus acidilobi,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists isolate, culture elusive Yellowstone microbehot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle s
Scientists isolate, culture elusive Yellowstone microbe
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
hot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Mircea Podar of ORNL's Biosciences Division led a team that isolated the archaeon... Read more
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Climate study finds human fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere greeningwith combined anthropogenic and natural forcings (lower right). Credit: ORNL A
Climate study finds human fingerprint in Northern Hemisphere greening
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
with combined anthropogenic and natural forcings (lower right). Credit: ORNL A multinational team led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory Climate Change Science Institute has found the first positive correlation between... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLightThe machine, called IBM Summit, will be delivered to the US Department of Energ
IBM's 200 petaflop Summit supercomputer to crush China's Sunway TaihuLight
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 1 months ago
The machine, called IBM Summit, will be delivered to the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory in early 2018. It will be even more powerful than originally planned as when the project was first announced in 2014, the aim was to... Read more

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