Bringing together federal elected officials, business leaders, educators, and PNNL representatives, the Association of Washington Business (AWB) held its 2019 Federal Affairs Summit in Richland on August 19 and 20.
Nitrogen oxides, also known as NOx, form when fossil fuels burn at high temperatures. When emitted from industrial sources such as coal power plants, these pollutants react with other compounds to produce harmful smog.
Kristin Burnum-Johnson, Richard Saldanha, and James Stegen of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have each been selected to receive 2019 Early Career Research Program awards from the U.S. Department of Energy.
The inner Salish Sea’s future response to climate change, while significant, is predicted to be less severe than that of the open ocean based on parameters like algal blooms, ocean acidification, and annual occurrences of hypoxia.
A multi-institute team develops an imaging method that reveals how uranium dioxide (UO2) reacts with air. This could improve nuclear fuel development and opens a new domain for imaging the group of radioactive elements known as actinides.
A staple in horror movies, flickering lights can also summon potential human health and productivity concerns. PNNL studied hand-held meters that measure flicker, and the results could improve future measurement and lighting strategies.
The first phase, which started in 2014, generated foundational data from developing mouse and human lungs, created a web portal for public data sharing, and established a repository of human lung tissues.