Stories with the tag: EMSL
Researchers have determined how key chemicals reactions that turn bio-oil (shown) into gasoline or diesel can be sabotaged by water. The underlying principles can be applied to other processes in biofuels development.
Release Date: 8/20/2014
Three PNNL scientists selected for membership in the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Release Date: 7/21/2014
Technologies that rival electronic screens, enable new molecular analysis and reduce dependence on fossil fuels received recognition for their innovation today.
Release Date: 7/11/2014
A common plant puts out a welcome mat to bacteria seeking to invade, and scientists at EMSL and PNNL are part of the team that discovered the mat’s molecular mix.
Release Date: 4/24/2014
Electric cars could travel farther on a single charge and more renewable energy could be saved for a rainy day if lithium-sulfur batteries can last longer. PNNL has developed a novel anode that could quadruple the lifespan of these promising batteries.
Release Date: 1/9/2014
Researchers can now view a battery at work in the high magnification world of transmission electron microscopy.
Release Date: 12/26/2013
Scientists have captured redox reactions inside living cells of Synechococcus, a tiny organism that’s big in the world of biofuels research.
Release Date: 11/25/2013
Understanding the structure of the proteins that make up electrically conducting nanowires in some bacteria could help fields as diverse as energy production, carbon recycling and computer miniaturization.
Release Date: 11/12/2013
Scientists looking to create a potent blend of enzymes to transform materials like corn stalks and wood chips into fuels have developed a test that should turbocharge their efforts.
Release Date: 11/4/2013
2013 ushered in two new honors for PNNL's Richard D. Smith, an analytical biochemist who pushes the bounds of mass spectrometry.
Release Date: 10/25/2013