Stories with the tag: Environmental Remediation
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
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
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
PNNL’s Gregg Lumetta was selected to receive the Glenn T. Seaborg Actinide Separations Award
Release Date: 9/15/2015
A suite of analytical innovations used to detect and measure very low levels of compounds and elements has topped $10 million in licensing income for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and its operator Battelle. It’s the first time that income tied to a specific technology developed at PNNL has reached this level, and most of the money has been directly reinvested in the laboratory.
Release Date: 4/2/2015
Internationally known radiochemist hired to lead new initiative in Nuclear Process Science.
Release Date: 12/15/2014
Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a study led by a PNNL scientist.
Release Date: 4/16/2014
One type of electron transport -- part of how organisms breathe -- uses a novel evolutionary design principle to keep electrons moving smoothly along molecular wires in bacteria.
Release Date: 1/15/2014
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
Researchers have determined the architecture of the first of a many-component structure that bacteria called Shewanella use to live off metal like people live off oxygen.
Release Date: 5/31/2011