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JUNE 26, 2019
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Tough Materials for Tough Environments

Researchers apply numerical simulations to understand more about a sturdy material and how its basic structure responds to and resists radiation. The outcomes could help guide development of the resilient materials of the future.
JUNE 19, 2019
Staff Accomplishment

PNNL Fellow Wins Medard W. Welch Award

His research is dedicated to the development of experimental tools and expertise critical for controlled synthesis and characterization of complex oxides, and gaining deep understanding of structure-composition-function relationships.
JUNE 12, 2019
Staff Accomplishment

PNNL, LanzaTech Collect FLC Award

PNNL and collaborator LanzaTech were honored April 24 for their partnership in the development and commercialization of an ethanol-based synthetic paraffinic jet fuel that can use any sustainable ethanol as a feedstock.
JUNE 11, 2019
Staff Accomplishment

Nik Qafoku Honored for Soil Chemistry Career

The Soil Science Society of America presents Nik Qafoku with the 2019 Jackson Award for contributions in soil chemistry and mineralogy—ranging from agricultural fertilizer efficiency in Albania to soil contaminant transport at Hanford.
JUNE 7, 2019
Web Feature

A Promising Trap for Radioactive Waste

A radioactive chemical called pertechnetate is a bad actor when it’s in nuclear waste tanks. But researchers at PNNL and the University of South Florida have a new lead on how to selectively separate it from the nuclear waste for treatment.
JUNE 5, 2019
Web Feature

A Model Catalyst

Three years ago, a multi-disciplinary PNNL team led by Laboratory Fellow Pete McGrail devised a method to produce magnesium metal from salts extracted from sea water and other brine solutions.