Stories with the tag: Fundamental Science
A proposed research and testing facility near Moses Lake, Wash., would be used to test unmanned aircraft that could be used in search and rescue, weather data acquisition, agriculture crop management, avalanche control and snow pack analysis.
Release Date: 4/25/2013
New findings show how these Shewanella bacteria use three proteins to breathe the iron in this mineral much like people breathe oxygen. In doing so, they produce an electric current, enticing scientists to study them as possible biological batteries.
Release Date: 3/25/2013
Iron-based catalysts for both the anode and cathodes of fuel cells would make them much cheaper to use to burn hydrogen.
Release Date: 2/17/2013
A new analysis of BPA exposure and toxicity studies shows that people's exposure is likely too low for BPA to mimic sex hormones in the body.
Release Date: 2/15/2013
PNNL has been awarded $2.8 million to adapt its energy-efficient adsorption chilling system for field military bases. The system could use up to half as much diesel as today’s technology, which could also save soldiers’ lives by reducing attacks on troops who transport fuel in the battlefield.
Release Date: 1/24/2013
PNNL has been recognized for commercializing technologies or processes that can store large amounts of renewable energy until it’s needed, fight cancer and detect explosives.
Release Date: 12/20/2012
Batteries are an important part of our daily lives. This research will make them more powerful, last longer, and be easier on our wallets.
Release Date: 11/30/2012
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is inducting four PNNL researchers as fellows. Over the years, 56 PNNL researchers have earned this distinction.
Release Date: 11/29/2012
Airborne particles last longer with a touch of pollutants inside, explaining how pollutants can survive great distances, even to the Arctic from Europe.
Release Date: 11/15/2012
So small they are invisible to the eye, nanoparticles bestow unique properties on a variety of coatings, such as cosmetic de-wrinkle creams, crack-resistant paints, and scratchproof glasses.
Release Date: 10/17/2012