Oak Ridge National Laboratory

New method could unleash solar power potential

Measurement and data analysis techniques developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could provide new insight into performance-robbing flaws in crystalline structures, ultimately improving the performance ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in Materials Science
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Inventing extra protection for high energy waste

At DOE's Savannah River National Laboratory, the primary goal is innovation for safe and cost effective legacy waste cleanup.  New methods are constantly being explored in order to protect workers and protect the environment.  ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Environment
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Better combustion for power generation

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this development? A boom in domestic natural gas production, historically low prices, and increased scrutiny ...

dateMay 31, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Broadening the bilayer

Lipid molecules have split personalities—one part loves water, whereas the other avoids it at all costs. Lipids make up cell membranes, the frontline defense in preventing cellular access to bacterial and viral invaders.

dateMar 31, 2016 in Biochemistry
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