Stories with the tag: Environment
A new acoustic fish-tracking tag is so tiny it can be injected with a syringe. It’s small size enables researchers to more precisely and safely record how fish swim through dams and use that information to make dams more fish-friendly.
Release Date: 1/29/2015
New research shows that soft, organic scaffolds such as proteins or carbohydrates guide crystallization of calcium carbonate minerals.
Release Date: 1/26/2015
Atmospheric rivers are meteorological events that bring much of California's precipitation and include the famous rainmaker known as the Pineapple Express.
Release Date: 1/16/2015
Internationally known radiochemist hired to lead new initiative in Nuclear Process Science.
Release Date: 12/15/2014
PNNL scientists present more than 70 research projects at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
Release Date: 12/12/2014
Science in art products illustrate the impact of scientific discovery at PNNL.
Release Date: 12/8/2014
A synthetic fish is helping existing hydroelectric dams and new, smaller hydro facilities become more fish-friendly.
Release Date: 11/4/2014
A wealth of natural gas replaces not just high-carbon coal, but power that is lower in greenhouse gas emissions as well.
Release Date: 10/15/2014
Two large buoys that are decked out with advanced scientific instruments will help more accurately predict offshore wind’s power-producing potential.
Release Date: 9/12/2014
A powerful microscope allows researchers to see, in real time, the birth of calcium carbonate crystals, a component of chalk, shells and minerals and one of the most important molecules on Earth.
Release Date: 9/4/2014