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News-Medical-Net
New ORNL interface can identify, characterize solid or liquid sampleIn mere seconds, a system developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Nat
New ORNL interface can identify, characterize solid or liquid sample
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
In mere seconds, a system developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in material science, forensics, pharmaceuticals,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Oak Ridge counterintelligence officer on leave pending death probeA counterintelligence officer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been placed
Oak Ridge counterintelligence officer on leave pending death probe
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
A counterintelligence officer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been placed on administrative leave while authorities investigate the Aug. 2 violent death of his Irish son-in-law in Davidson County, N.C. David Keim, communications director at... Read more
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PhysOrg
ORNL chemical sampling interface features simplicity, speedMaterial dissolved in the liquid at the port tip is immediately transported int
ORNL chemical sampling interface features simplicity, speed
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Material dissolved in the liquid at the port tip is immediately transported into the mass spectrometer, ionized, detected and characterized. In mere seconds, a system developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can identify... Read more
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PhysOrg
Los Angeles basin jiggles like big bowl of jelly in cutting-edge simulationsThese two Los Angeles area maps compare ground motions calculated by SCEC earth
Los Angeles basin jiggles like big bowl of jelly in cutting-edge simulations
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
These two Los Angeles area maps compare ground motions calculated by SCEC earthquake simulations to ground motions observed during the 2008 Chino Hills earthquake. On each map, the star marks the quake's epicenter, and the dots show locations where... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Red carpet rolled out for Japanese visitorsOAK RIDGE — City officials and employees rolled out the red carpet Friday morni
Red carpet rolled out for Japanese visitors
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
OAK RIDGE — City officials and employees rolled out the red carpet Friday morning for some youthful visitors involved in a cultural exchange program that’s nearing its silver anniversary. The awestruck middle-school students from Oak Ridge’s sister... Read more
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PhysOrg
The future of forecasting: Leading weather agency turns to Titan to advance science of predictionThe IFS alternative dynamical core option: Left, an example of an unstructured
The future of forecasting: Leading weather agency turns to Titan to advance science of prediction
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
The IFS alternative dynamical core option: Left, an example of an unstructured mesh for a low-resolution model. Right, the domain decomposition used in IFS; each patch represents the grid area owned by an MPI task. Credit: Oak Ridge National... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Red carpet rolled out for Japanese visitorsOAK RIDGE — City officials and employees rolled out the red carpet Friday morni
Red carpet rolled out for Japanese visitors
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
OAK RIDGE — City officials and employees rolled out the red carpet Friday morning for some youthful visitors involved in a cultural exchange program that's nearing its silver anniversary. The awestruck middle-school students from Oak Ridge's sister... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Munger: Getting rid of hot stuff a first step in reactor cleanupThe U.S. Department of Energy's cleanup contractor achieved a milestone recentl
Munger: Getting rid of hot stuff a first step in reactor cleanup
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
The U.S. Department of Energy's cleanup contractor achieved a milestone recently when it removed four highly radioactive components from a leaking pool at one of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's old nuclear reactors. It was quite an operation by... Read more
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PhysOrg
Code speedup strengthens researchers' grasp of neutronsA matrix plot generated by MFDn with black indicating the locations of the nonz
Code speedup strengthens researchers' grasp of neutrons
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
A matrix plot generated by MFDn with black indicating the locations of the nonzero elements stored for a neutron drop system. A specialized algorithm reduces this matrix to a useful set of 10 vectors, each with about a billion values. From this data... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Drexel Engineers Recipe For Sandwiching Atomic Layers Expands Possibilities For Making Materials That Store EnergyThe scientists whose job it is to test the limits of what nature—specifically c
Drexel Engineers Recipe For Sandwiching Atomic Layers Expands Possibilities For Making Materials That Store Energy
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 14 days ago
The scientists whose job it is to test the limits of what nature—specifically chemistry— will allow to exist, just set up shop on some new real estate on the Periodic Table. Using a method they invented for joining disparate elemental layers into a... Read more
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Business Wire
Trane Exhibits First Air-Cooled Chiller with Climate-Friendly Refrigerant DR-55 at IIR International Conference of RefrigerationYOKOHAMA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trane, a leading global provider of indoor co
Trane Exhibits First Air-Cooled Chiller with Climate-Friendly Refrigerant DR-55 at IIR International Conference of Refrigeration
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
YOKOHAMA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort and process solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the first-ever air-cooled demonstration chiller with next generation, low-global warming... Read more
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PhysOrg
BESC creates microbe that bolsters isobutanol productionBeth Papanek, working with nutrients for bacterial growth, and Adam Guss are am
BESC creates microbe that bolsters isobutanol production
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Beth Papanek, working with nutrients for bacterial growth, and Adam Guss are among the ORNL authors of a paper published in Metabolic Engineering. Credit: ORNL Another barrier to commercially viable biofuels from sources other than corn has fallen... Read more
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PhysOrg
Engineers 'sandwich' atomic layers to make new materials for energy storageA new method for making materials, developed by Drexel University engineers, al
Engineers 'sandwich' atomic layers to make new materials for energy storage
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
A new method for making materials, developed by Drexel University engineers, allows disparate layers of elements to be 'sandwiched' together. Credit: Drexel University The scientists whose job it is to test the limits of what nature—specifically... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center retiring accomplished Blacklight computerIn the world of supercomputers, faster is not always better. “In physics, chem
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center retiring accomplished Blacklight computer
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
In the world of supercomputers, faster is not always better. “In physics, chemistry and cosmology, speed is always more important. There are other uses of supercomputers — everything from finance to genomics. Sometimes, memory is more important,”... Read more
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PhysOrg
Smart imaging of materials lets national labs look to solving big energy problemsThe “Big, Deep and Smart Data Analytics in Materials Imaging” workshop included
Smart imaging of materials lets national labs look to solving big energy problems
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
The “Big, Deep and Smart Data Analytics in Materials Imaging” workshop included a welcome from ORNL’s Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences Michelle Buchanan (top left), activities (top right) and poster sessions (bottom left) at which... Read more
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FOX 11 News Los Angeles
Today’s teens prefer to make and keep friendships online, rather than off According to a new Pew Research Center study entitled "Teens, Technology, and
Today’s teens prefer to make and keep friendships online, rather than off
FOX 11 News Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
According to a new Pew Research Center study entitled "Teens, Technology, and Friendships," today's... Read more
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Washington Post
Washington-area obituaries of noteObituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Joh
Washington-area obituaries of note
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. John T. Camarda, bus operator John T. Camarda, 66, a bus operator with the Ride On bus service in Montgomery County, died July 30 at his home in Clarksburg, Md. The cause... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nanopost array platform reveals metabolic changes in individual cells due to environmental stressThe matrix-free ionization platform consists of an array of silicon nanoposts.
Nanopost array platform reveals metabolic changes in individual cells due to environmental stress
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
The matrix-free ionization platform consists of an array of silicon nanoposts. The posts are irradiated by laser pulses that cause ejection and ionization of molecules from a cell placed on top of the nanopost array. Credit: PCCP Owner Societies... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Today’s teens prefer to make and keep friendships online, rather than off According to a new Pew Research Center study entitled "Teens, Technology, and
Today’s teens prefer to make and keep friendships online, rather than off
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 20 days ago
According to a new Pew Research Center study entitled "Teens, Technology, and Friendships," today's... Read more
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PhysOrg
New hybrid microscope offers unparalleled capabilitiesA combination of carefully tuned mechanical and photonic excitations of the sam
New hybrid microscope offers unparalleled capabilities
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
A combination of carefully tuned mechanical and photonic excitations of the sample and probe allow for decoding of chemical and physical properties. Credit: ORNL A microscope being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
ORNL gave senators, negotiators ‘technical' advice on Iran nuclear dealWASHINGTON — The U.S. was still six weeks away from announcing a historic nucle
ORNL gave senators, negotiators ‘technical' advice on Iran nuclear deal
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON — The U.S. was still six weeks away from announcing a historic nuclear deal with Iran when Thom Mason and the directors of two other U.S. nuclear labs were called to a behind-closed-doors briefing in a secure room in the basement of the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Uranium operation removed from old building at Y-12OAK RIDGE — The "canning" of bomb-grade uranium, an operation that has traditio
Uranium operation removed from old building at Y-12
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
OAK RIDGE — The "canning" of bomb-grade uranium, an operation that has traditionally been carried out at Y-12's aged 9212 complex, is being relocated to Beta-2E — a nearby facility where nuclear warhead components are assembled and dismantled. The... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee in D.C.: Lab gave senators, negotiators ‘technical' advice on Iran nuclear dealWASHINGTON — The United States was still six weeks away from announcing a histo
Tennessee in D.C.: Lab gave senators, negotiators ‘technical' advice on Iran nuclear deal
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON — The United States was still six weeks away from announcing a historic nuclear deal with Iran when Thom Mason and the directors of two other U.S. nuclear labs were called to a behind-closed-doors briefing in a secure room in the basement... Read more
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FOX 11 News Los Angeles
Netflix institutes 'unlimited' maternity and paternity leave for workers In a game-changing move that is as much a win for parents as it is for gender
Netflix institutes 'unlimited' maternity and paternity leave for workers
FOX 11 News Los Angeles / Posted 25 days ago
In a game-changing move that is as much a win for parents as it is for gender equality, Netflix is... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Netflix institutes 'unlimited' maternity and paternity leave for workers In a game-changing move that is as much a win for parents as it is for gender
Netflix institutes 'unlimited' maternity and paternity leave for workers
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 25 days ago
In a game-changing move that is as much a win for parents as it is for gender equality, Netflix is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Two spin liquids square off in an iron-based superconductorModel electron spin maps of the iron-tellurium-sulfur material. The left-hand c
Two spin liquids square off in an iron-based superconductor
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Model electron spin maps of the iron-tellurium-sulfur material. The left-hand column, a-c, shows three models of electron spin correlations, with the red and green colors of the peaks and corresponding planar projections below each model representing... Read more
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FOX 11 News Los Angeles
Are bigger smartphones killing off the tablet? Have you purchased a new tablet in the last 12 months? And what are you using
Are bigger smartphones killing off the tablet?
FOX 11 News Los Angeles / Posted 27 days ago
Have you purchased a new tablet in the last 12 months? And what are you using it for? According to the latest data from IDC, slate sales are continuing to... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Are bigger smartphones killing off the tablet? Have you purchased a new tablet in the last 12 months? And what are you using
Are bigger smartphones killing off the tablet?
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 27 days ago
Have you purchased a new tablet in the last 12 months? And what are you using it for? According to the latest data from IDC, slate sales are continuing to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Pond makeover in Oak Ridge reduces risks, adds beautyOAK RIDGE — Environmental scientists gave Mother Nature a makeover and five yea
Pond makeover in Oak Ridge reduces risks, adds beauty
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
OAK RIDGE — Environmental scientists gave Mother Nature a makeover and five years later, the results are looking pretty. A 25-acre pond that was oftentimes brown and mostly devoid of plants, thanks to the work of hundreds of grass carp that ate... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: Energy Committee Approval Of Basic Energy Research Programs, Development Of Supercomputers Will Help Maintain U.S. “Brainpower Advantage”Senator Lamar Alexander voted Thursday in committee for the bipartisan “Energy
Alexander: Energy Committee Approval Of Basic Energy Research Programs, Development Of Supercomputers Will Help Maintain U.S. “Brainpower Advantage”
The Chattanoogan / Posted 1 months ago
Senator Lamar Alexander voted Thursday in committee for the bipartisan “Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015,” which passed the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee by a vote of 18 to 4. The bill includes a number of proposals offered by... Read more
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Mashable
Obama wants the U.S. to build the world's first exascale computerWhat's This?The Tianhe-2 supercomputer developed by China's National University
Obama wants the U.S. to build the world's first exascale computer
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
What's This?The Tianhe-2 supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology. The Obama administration is preparing for life after Moore's Law, and has officially set a government-wide goal of creating an exascale computing... Read more
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Newser
When President Obama Wants a Supercomputer Built, He Doesn't Mess Around– If something called the National Strategic Computing Initiative sounds like a
When President Obama Wants a Supercomputer Built, He Doesn't Mess Around
Newser / Posted 1 months ago
– If something called the National Strategic Computing Initiative sounds like a big deal, that's because it is. The White House yesterday announced an executive order from President Obama describing the NSCI plan, a joint effort of the Department of... Read more
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Government Computer News
National lab trades in two MDM services for CitrixMobile managers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory were managing lab-owned de
National lab trades in two MDM services for Citrix
Government Computer News / Posted 1 months ago
Mobile managers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory were managing lab-owned devices and a bring-your-own-device program with two different systems. It wasn’t long before running a mobile device management environment using two discrete services... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Obama signs executive order to build first-ever exascale supercomputerShare This article While the US has plenty of representation in the current TO
Obama signs executive order to build first-ever exascale supercomputer
ExtremeTech / Posted 1 months ago
Share This article While the US has plenty of representation in the current TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, it lost the #1 slot to China’s several years ago. President Obama wants to fix that immediately, and as such has... Read more
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Washington Post
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86President Bill Clinton with John H. Gibbons, presidential adviser for science a
John H. Gibbons, science adviser to Congress and Clinton, dies at 86
Washington Post / Posted 1 months ago
President Bill Clinton with John H. Gibbons, presidential adviser for science and technology, in 1993. (Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post) John H. Gibbons, a physicist who was the chief White House science adviser to President Bill Clinton and who... Read more

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