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2011-09-14 06:46:47

High-performance networks speed data on explosion's early discovery.

2011-09-09 11:23:49

Batteries could get a boost from an Oak Ridge National Laboratory discovery that increases power, energy density and safety while dramatically reducing charge time.

Neutron Analysis Reveals Unique Atom-scale Behavior Of 'Cobalt Blue'
2011-09-07 05:55:07

Neutron scattering studies of "cobalt blue," a compound prized by artists for its lustrous blue hue, are revealing unique magnetic characteristics that could answer questions about mysterious properties in other materials.

2011-08-16 14:45:22

A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have pinpointed the exact, single gene that controls ethanol production capacity in a microorganism.

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2011-08-16 08:55:37

A novel microscopy method at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is helping scientists probe the reactions that limit widespread deployment of fuel cell technologies.

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2011-08-15 06:47:49

Material designed for energy applications is 10 times faster than natural enzyme, uses inexpensive metals.

2011-08-03 21:56:31

Today, farming often involves transporting crops long distances so consumers from Maine to California can enjoy Midwest corn, Northwest cherries and other produce when they are out of season locally.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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