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SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
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Not Your Average Refinery

In a new review, PNNL researchers outline how to convert stranded biomass to sustainable fuel using electrochemical reduction reactions in mini-refineries powered by renewable energy.
AUGUST 17, 2020
Staff Accomplishment

Wang Honored by American Chemical Society

Yong Wang, associate director of PNNL’s Institute for Integrated Catalysis, has been recognized with 2021 American Chemical Society’s E.V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry.
JULY 9, 2020
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Building a Better Battery—Faster

Researchers at PNNL have developed a software tool that helps universities, small business, and corporate developers to design better batteries with new materials that hold more energy.
JUNE 17, 2020
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Returning to the Scene of the Science

Jonathan Male originally joined PNNL in 2006 as a scientist focused on catalysis. After more than seven years leading DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office, he's back at PNNL as a chief scientist in the Energy Processes & Materials Division.
APRIL 28, 2020
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A Leap in Using Silicon for Battery Anodes

Researchers at PNNL have come up with a novel way to use silicon as an energy storage ingredient, replacing the graphite in electrodes. Silicon can hold 10 times the electrical charge per gram, but it comes with problems of its own.
NOVEMBER 5, 2019
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Magnesium Takes ShAPE™

Two forms of magnesium material were processed into tubing using PNNL’s Shear Assisted Processing and Extrusion™ technology. Both materials were found to have quite similar and improved properties—even though they began vastly different.
MARCH 19, 2019
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In Great ShAPE™

A new technology that offers a novel way to manufacture extrusions with unprecedented improvements in material properties recently received a U.S. patent.