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2011-10-26 12:00:00

Nationally recognized radiation safety firm Dade Moeller is pleased to announce that its new Radioanalytical and Calibration Laboratory is open for business, offering sample analysis, radioactive

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2011-06-17 08:01:24

A first of its kind combination of experiment and simulation at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing a close-up look at the molecule that complicates next-generation biofuels.

2011-06-06 20:13:20

Neutron analysis of the atomic dynamics behind thermal conductivity is helping scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory gain a deeper understanding of how thermoelectric materials work.

2011-04-25 16:42:21

Novel properties of ferroelectric materials discovered at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are moving scientists one step closer to realizing a new paradigm of electronic memory storage.

2011-04-18 12:52:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, TVA will dedicate and provide tours of a series of sustainability enhancements that target renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental stewardship throughout the Melton Hill Dam recreation and campground area.

2010-12-09 20:18:44

A quicker and cheaper technique to scan molecular databases developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could put scientists on the fast track to developing new drug treatments.

2010-10-19 20:51:32

The Cold Triple Axis spectrometer, a new addition to Oak Ridge National Laboratory's High Flux Isotope Reactor and a complementary tool to other neutron scattering instruments at ORNL, has entered its commissioning phase.

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2010-10-05 15:07:29

By installing wireless sensors and replacing faulty traps along the 12 miles of steam lines at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, officials expect to save as much as $675,000 per year.

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2010-09-15 08:29:21

As industries and consumers increasingly seek improved battery power sources, cutting-edge microscopy performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is providing an unprecedented perspective on how lithium-ion batteries function.

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2010-08-24 10:35:00

Nanoscale simulations and theoretical research performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are bringing scientists closer to realizing graphene's potential in electronic applications.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.