Stories with the tag: Environmental Remediation
Oil spills could be cleaned up in the icy, rough waters of the Arctic with a chemically modified sawdust material that absorbs up to five times its weight in oil and stays afloat for at least four months.
Release Date: 12/12/2016
A memorandum of understanding will increase research collaborations and provide additional research and training opportunities for university students.
Release Date: 11/1/2016
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
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