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2011-08-09 07:00:00

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, today provided a 2011 first half business update on the progress of its nuclear fuel technology and consulting businesses and reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. "We continue to make steady progress executing...

2011-05-20 00:00:31

Appro Supercomputers will Support DOE's Missions in Nuclear and Energy Research Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announced the final installation of a new 12,512-processor core Appro Xtreme-Xâ“ž¢ supercomputer at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). The system is known as "Fission." The acquisition of Fission enables INL researchers to build more complete scientific models and...

2011-01-04 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services in support of the Expended Core Facility Recapitalization Project. The total construction project cost is estimated to range from $300 to $500 million. The project, located within the boundary of Idaho National Laboratory, will...

2010-09-15 08:58:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfall Security Solutions, the leading provider of Unidirectional Security Gateways, announced today the successful completion of a security assessment, undertaken by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL), of Waterfall's Unidirectional Security Gateway's technology and products. The assessment was conducted as part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Control Systems Security Program (CSSP). The whole process, originating...

2010-06-15 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Company will be the key organization spearheading industrial applications for one of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Innovation Hubs. As part of a broad effort to spur innovation and achieve clean energy breakthroughs, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman recently announced selection of a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for an award of up to $122 million over five years to establish and...

2010-05-24 11:35:00

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Future Mars rovers could have smaller, cheaper and more sensitive life-detecting instruments, thanks to a new invention by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The INL team has found a new way to generate complex electric fields, which will make it easier to direct ions, or charged particles, along specified paths. The researchers just filed a patent application for their Total Ion Control method, a...

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2010-05-24 06:50:00

The next generation of Mars rovers could have smaller, cheaper, more robust and more sensitive life-detecting instruments, thanks to a new invention by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The INL team has come up with an efficient new way to generate complex electric fields, which will make it easier to direct ions, or charged particles, along specified paths. The researchers have now filed a patent application for their Total Ion Control method, a key...

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2010-05-21 12:40:42

Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate says it can be done Dhiren Barot was an al Qaeda operative involved in plots to blow up the London subway, among other targets. To maximize the damage and the terror, he planned to pack some of his bombs with toxic gas. Fortunately, in August 2004, British authorities nabbed Barot and his accomplices before they could carry out their attacks. But the threat of a gas attack remains. Where Barot failed, at some point someone might succeed....

2009-11-17 11:15:22

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) scientists have set a new world record with next-generation particle fuel for use in high temperature gas reactors (HTGRs). The Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) Fuel Program, initiated by the Department of Energy in 2002, used INL's unique Advanced Test Reactor (ATR) in a nearly three-year experiment to subject more than 300,000 nuclear fuel particles to an intense neutron field and temperatures around 1,250 degrees Celsius. INL researchers say the fuel experiment...


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'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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