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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Press Releases

578 Press Releases
  • Published on August 1, 2017 - 13:16 GMT

    PNNL researcher elected to membership in state science academy

    A chemical physicist at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been selected for membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Bruce Kay will join other scientists and engineers from across the state being …

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  • Published on July 28, 2017 - 14:41 GMT

    Cool MOFs

    About 15 percent of all energy usage in the U.S. goes toward cooling. New research from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory may ultimately help lower energy consumption for air conditioning by engineering tiny porous …

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  • Published on July 27, 2017 - 15:11 GMT

    EMSL celebrates 20 years of scientific achievement

    A unique user facility that has helped scientists around the world shape their ideas and obtain answers to some of the most challenging scientific questions is celebrating two decades of achievement next week. Scientists, community leaders and others will …

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  • Published on July 25, 2017 - 19:50 GMT

    DHS picks PNNL's StreamWorks for cybersecurity commercialization program

    If you are awaiting exciting news from your friend, what is the better way to read your email? As it comes in, or after a batch collects? Well, if you read it as it comes in, you will surely get the news faster. Now, a team led by computer scientist …

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  • Published on July 24, 2017 - 15:45 GMT

    PNNL's Jesse Lang in it for the long run

    Scientists sometimes undergo marathon lab sessions late at night as they race to explain the world's unsolved mysteries. Research technician Jesse Lang takes such endurance to new levels when he spends his free time running 100-mile races. Lang's …

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  • Published on July 20, 2017 - 15:55 GMT

    PNNL grid expert contributes to National Academies report on grid resiliency

    Findings and recommendations to enhance the resilience of the nation's electric power grid were released today in a new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Jeff Dagle, chief electrical …

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  • Published on July 19, 2017 - 18:03 GMT

    Proven cybercrime fighter moves from government to private sector

    Some Department of Energy facilities experience thousands of attempted cyberattacks every day. But the FLOWER software app, developed and patented by DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been used by other tools and cyber analysts to …

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  • Published on July 19, 2017 - 15:11 GMT

    Battery500's first seedling projects awarded nearly $6 million

    The advanced batteries that will power tomorrow's electric vehicles are closer to being a reality thanks to more than $5.7 million in funding awarded to 15 different projects through the Department of Energy's Battery500 consortium. The new …

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  • Published on July 18, 2017 - 14:57 GMT

    PNNL scientist Ruby Leung appointed a Battelle Fellow

    Ruby Leung of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been named a Battelle Fellow — the highest recognition from Battelle for leadership and accomplishment in science. She is one of eight Battelle fellows at PNNL. Leung …

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  • Published on July 17, 2017 - 13:38 GMT

    Doubling down on lighter more efficient vehicles

    The lighter the vehicle the farther it travels on a gallon of fuel. That's the driver behind the four new projects designed to overcome technical hurdles in reducing the weight of vehicle components. The projects are part of a first round of …

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  • Published on July 14, 2017 - 15:02 GMT

    Featured Photo: Trapped for thousands of years

    The molten glass pictured here is 11 times hotter than boiling water. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory mix the heated silica sand and chemicals with radioactive waste, a process called vitrification. Once the mixture cools, it can …

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  • Published on July 12, 2017 - 17:56 GMT

    PNNL engineer named NSPE fellow

    A nuclear engineer at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been named a fellow of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Steve Short is one of 14 professional engineers from across the country selected for the …

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  • Published on July 6, 2017 - 16:50 GMT

    PNNL scientist named AVS fellow

    A catalysis researcher at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been elected to the rank of fellow in the American Vacuum Society. Zdenek Dohnálek was recognized for his contributions toward understanding the elementary …

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  • Published on July 3, 2017 - 15:37 GMT

    PNNL recognized for building energy code efforts

    Two organizations dedicated to energy efficiency in buildings have named the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory the government winner of their annual sustainability award. PNNL is being honored with the International Code …

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  • Published on June 30, 2017 - 15:51 GMT

    Company designing next generation reactor gets assistance from PNNL

    Columbia Basin Consulting Group, based in Kennewick, Wash., is developing a lead bismuth-cooled fast reactor concept. With new funding from the Department of Energy, they will draw on nearby Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's extensive experience …

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  • Published on June 29, 2017 - 16:43 GMT

    PNNL researcher invited to national engineering symposium

    An energy efficiency researcher at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been invited to participate in the annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium. The symposium brings together outstanding early-career engineers …

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  • Published on June 28, 2017 - 17:17 GMT

    Royal Society journal honors early career PNNL scientists

    Every year, the journal Chemical Communications, published by the United Kingdom's Royal Society of Chemistry, singles out up-and-coming researchers as "emerging investigators" for the contributions these early career scientists have already …

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  • Published on June 27, 2017 - 15:50 GMT

    Protein data takes significant step forward in medicine

    The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is part of a nationwide effort to learn more about the role of proteins in cancer biology and to use that information to benefit cancer patients. PNNL is paired with physicians and …

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  • Published on June 23, 2017 - 13:35 GMT

    Cut U.S. commercial building energy use 29% with widespread controls

    Like driving a car despite a glowing check-engine light, large buildings often chug along without maintenance being performed on the building controls designed to keep them running smoothly. And sometimes those controls aren't used to their full …

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  • Published on June 22, 2017 - 16:13 GMT

    Novel glimpses into early lung development

    For most prematurely born infants, it's not their tiny size itself that makes life a struggle. Rather, it's the development of their lungs that spells the difference between life and death In a bid to learn more about the lungs to help such …

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