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2013-06-03 12:24:02

ST. LOUIS, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Akermin announces the successful commissioning and testing of its proprietary Biocatalyst Delivery System at the National Carbon Capture Center in Wilsonville, AL. The pilot unit has operated continuously for several weeks capturing close to 90% CO2 from flue gas with significant rate enhancement and no degradation in performance. "These results validate our technology and our approach and support scale-up and demonstration across multiple...

2013-05-30 08:28:41

Technological Advances in Detection and Identification of Biological Threats FARMINGTON, Conn., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Biodetection Technologies 2013 is fast-approaching. Leading organizations and industry leaders from around the world will convene at the internationally recognized meeting for experts in detection and identification of biological threats and point-of-care analytical methods. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130530/CG22485) The conference is...

2013-05-22 23:03:55

Knowledge Foundation and Oak Ridge National Laboratory brings the 2nd Biosurveillance Symposium and Biodetection Technologies 2013 to Alexandria, VA on June 17 - 19, 2013. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Industry leaders from around the world will convene in Alexandria, VA for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory´s Biosurveillance Symposium on June 17th which will take place at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. Held in conjunction will be the Biodetection Technologies 2013 conference on...

2013-05-22 10:08:19

Ninety-seven teams from 28 Colorado schools participated in today´s car competitions hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The student teams raced solar and lithium ion powered vehicles they designed and built themselves. Trophies for the fastest lithium-ion powered model cars were given to Colorado students from University School, Greeley, “Lucky Charms,” first place; Southern Hills Middle School, Boulder,...

2013-05-21 20:20:12

Securing the grid will be key for energy security going forward NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan told a gathering of energy executives today that securing the electrical grid is a major concern now and it's only becoming more serious. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130521/DC18652) "If you look back at the last year, there were several hundred attacks on critical infrastructure,"...

2013-05-09 23:38:36

Knowledge Foundation and Oak Ridge National Laboratory brings the 2nd Biosurveillance Symposium 2013 to Alexandria, VA on June 17th Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Industry leaders from around the world will convene in Alexandria, VA for the 2nd Oak Ridge National Laboratory´s Biosurveillance Symposium on June 17th which will take place at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. Newly Added Speakers include Franca Jones from the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, Steve...

2013-05-08 17:55:26

NREL research finds synergy in two approaches to breaking down cell walls of biomass Enzymes could break down cell walls faster — leading to less expensive biofuels for transportation — if two enzyme systems are brought together in an industrial setting, new research by the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests. A paper on the breakthrough, “Fungal Cellulases and Complexed Cellulosomal Enzymes Exhibit Synergistic Mechanisms in Cellulose...

2013-05-06 20:36:50

The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) is among the world leaders in sequencing the genomes of microbes, focusing on their potential applications in the fields of bioenergy and environment. As a national user facility, the DOE JGI is also focused on developing tools that more cost-effectively enable the assembly and analysis of the sequence that it, as well as other genome centers, generates. Despite tremendous advances in cost reduction and throughput of DNA...

2013-04-29 20:20:36

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- / Continental Who's Who/- David R. Janecky, Ph.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional among Scientific Researchers. David is a Group Leader with Los Alamos National Laboratory. In his current role, David specializes in Geosciences as well as Technical Management. In addition, David has served on numerous advisory boards and review committees as well as being a Post Doctoral Scholar sponsor at LANL and a committee...

2013-04-16 12:22:24

Leaders in Energy and Finance Seek to Develop Credit Score for Solar Projects WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and DOE's Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) extend their support for the truSolar® Working Group's efforts to develop uniform open source risk scoring standards and rating criteria for solar projects that will facilitate lower transaction and capital costs, and improve...