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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.
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.
Material designed for energy applications is 10 times faster than natural enzyme, uses inexpensive metals.
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.
Researchers in the Pacific Northwest have developed a new catalyst material that could replace chemicals currently derived from petroleum and be the basis for more environmentally friendly products including octane-boosting gas and fuel additives, bio-based rubber for tires and a safer solvent for the chemicals industry.
As part of their continuing commitment to new technology, Lawrence Berkeley Labs has deployed an RFID asset tracking solution from AssetPulse to track and manage lab equipment.
A new approach to growing graphene greatly reduces problems that have plagued researchers in the past and clears a path to the crystalline form of graphite's use in sophisticated electronic devices of tomorrow.
RESTON, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Analytic Information Technology Services, LLC (GAITS), a premier provider of information technology, energy technology, and cybersecurity solutions to the Department of Energy and other federal government customers, has received a minority investment from FedCap Partners, LLC. "GAITS has a very attractive position in the expanding federal energy market with contracts at multiple DOE National Laboratories," stated Leslee Belluchie, Managing...
Glass, by definition, is amorphous; its atoms lack order and are arranged every which way, but when scientists squeezed tiny samples of a metallic glass under high pressure, they got a surprise: The atoms lined up in a regular pattern to form a single crystal.
Alta Rock, Geodynamics and the Bureau of Land Management will be meeting fellow EGS leaders at the 2nd Annual Enhanced Geothermal Systems Conference in San Jose to discuss ways of pushing EGS projects forward in the light of the latest funding announcement. (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 This week the US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the availability of up to $70 million in new funding over the next three years for technology advancements in geothermal energy to accelerate...
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