Stories with the tag: Environment
Rain triggers the release of a mist of particles from wet soils into the air, a finding with consequences for our planet’s climate and future.
Release Date: 5/2/2016
PNNL research at the Marine Sciences Laboratory is featured in an American Chemical Society journal special issue on extracting uranium from seawater with an improved special adsorbent material.
Release Date: 4/21/2016
Rising river waters deliver a feast of carbon to hungry microbes where water meets land, triggering increased activity and altering the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Release Date: 4/7/2016
For the first time, researchers have been able to see what makes this titanium alloy so strong – and then make it stronger.
Release Date: 4/1/2016
Microbes in soil — organisms that exert enormous influence over our planet’s carbon cycle — may not be as adaptable to climate change as most scientists have presumed, according to a paper published in PLOS One.
Release Date: 3/15/2016
PNNL will help three small businesses reduce the cost of hydropower, cut building energy use, and make adhesives from plants through new projects announced today by DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program.
Release Date: 3/10/2016
Clouds are notoriously hard to simulate in computer programs that model climate. A new study suggests why.
Release Date: 3/3/2016
Nature’s figured it out already, how to best break down food into fuel. Now scientists have caught up, showing that fungi found in the guts of goats, horses and sheep could help fill up your gas tank too.
Release Date: 2/18/2016
Software that can reason like an analyst and a new way of disinfecting rooms won awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium.
Release Date: 1/28/2016
Calcium carbonate found in chalk, shells and rocks is one of the most important materials on earth. New insights on how it turns into hard, strong materials will help scientists design materials needed for a low-carbon future.
Release Date: 1/8/2016