Stories with the tag: Environment
PNNL’s self-powered fish-tracking tag uses a flexible strip containing piezoelectric materials to emit tiny beeps that are recorded by underwater receivers. The device is designed for long-living fish such as sturgeon, eels and lamprey.
Release Date: 9/26/2016
A PNNL-developed catalyst is being used by licensee LanzaTech to make biofuel for Virgin Atlantic Airlines.
Release Date: 9/14/2016
Helping fish migrate past dams could cost a fraction of conventional fish ladders with the help of PNNL’s upcoming study of Whooshh Innovations' so-called Salmon Cannon.
Release Date: 8/18/2016
PNNL scientists untangled a soil metagenome – all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil – more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of microbes.
Release Date: 7/29/2016
Synthetic membranes that mimic a cell membrane's most useful qualities might soon be made with new lipid-like peptoids.
Release Date: 7/19/2016
PNNL’s "Dream Team" has been selected to lead one of four new Energy Frontier Research Centers to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to support the Department of Energy’s cleanup mission.
Release Date: 7/18/2016
PNNL's Richard Moss will be chairing the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment, newly appointed by NOAA to assist the nation in preparing for the impacts of climate change.
Release Date: 6/29/2016
A dozen clean energy technologies that enable everything from lightweight, fuel-sipping cars to the expansion of renewable energy and cleaner fossil fuel use are getting a boost at PNNL, thanks to $4.4 million from DOE's Technology Commercialization Fund.
Release Date: 6/21/2016
Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing more efficiently than today’s technology.
Release Date: 6/13/2016
Scientists Janet Jansson and Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic are part of a core group of scientists helping to lead a national effort to understand communities of microorganisms and their role in climate science, food production and human health.
Release Date: 5/27/2016