Latest Oak Ridge, Tennessee Stories

2009-03-17 08:15:00

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two far-reaching projects announced in recent days further bolster the Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley's claim as a world-class center of research, entrepreneurial activities and high tech jobs. Work begins this week on the 188-acre Cherokee Farms high tech park on the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus.

2009-02-02 10:32:00

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPACT Services, Inc. has signed a teaming agreement with Babcock Services, Inc.

2009-01-17 10:21:58

The U.S. Department of Energy has given its initial approval to begin plans for a second target station for the Spallation Neutron Source, expanding what is already the world's most powerful pulsed neutron scattering facility located at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

2008-06-26 15:03:00

The U.S. Department of Energy says it has given Restoration Services Inc. a contract for assistance in decommissioning an Ohio nuclear facility.

2008-06-26 11:06:04

Using a laser and a device that converts reflected light into sound, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory can detect explosives at distances exceeding 20 yards.

2008-03-05 14:57:11

A destructive spring freeze that chilled the eastern United States almost a year ago illustrates the threat a warming climate poses to plants and crops, according to a paper just published in the journal BioScience.

2005-09-22 15:04:09

A thousand new strains of mice being bred at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as part of an international effort will provide researchers with a powerful resource for studying human disease.

2005-08-19 15:20:00

The Spallation Neutron Source at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has met a crucial milestone on its way to completion in June 2006 -- operation of the superconducting section of its linear accelerator.

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