Stories with the tag: EMSL
Scientists have witnessed the birth of atmospheric ice clouds, creating ice cloud crystals in the laboratory and then taking images of the process through a microscope.
Release Date: 12/20/2016
Water is unlike other substances because its solid form — like this iceberg — is less dense than its liquid form — like this ocean. Scientists are studying other weird properties of water.
Release Date: 12/13/2016
PNNL scientists will discuss their research on more than 100 topics at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco next week.
Release Date: 12/8/2016
Genetics and birthplace have a big effect on the make-up of the microbial community in the gut, according to new research published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Release Date: 11/28/2016
This mineral helps the oil industry process petroleum. Understanding how it gets clogged up will improve its lifespan.
Release Date: 11/23/2016
Microbes have a remarkable ability to adapt to the extreme conditions in fracking wells, even consuming some of the chemical ingredients commonly used in the fracking process.
Release Date: 10/24/2016
A PNNL expert on rock chemistry and microbial life is part of a team investigating whether there has ever been life on Mars.
Release Date: 8/31/2016
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
PNNL researchers have uncovered the secret that enables Synechococcus 7002 to thrive under bright light: The organism, popular in research on biofuels and chemicals, triples in size to accommodate a rapid expansion of its cellular machinery.
Release Date: 7/28/2016
The PNNL-led Battery500 consortium aims to significantly improve upon the batteries that power today’s electric vehicles by almost tripling the specific energy in lithium batteries.
Release Date: 7/27/2016