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JUNE 25, 2020
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### Mapping the Molecular Health Benefits of Exercise

Researchers from 25 institutions around the country, including PNNL, are working to find out how exercise changes the molecular makeup of our cells to generate health benefits.
JUNE 10, 2020
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### The Quest for a Viable Sodium Battery

PNNL and WSU researchers have improved the performance and life cycle of sodium-ion battery technology to where it is comparable to some lithium-ion batteries.
JUNE 9, 2020
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MAY 19, 2020
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### New Study Confirms Important Clues to Fight Ovarian Cancer

A new study using proteogenomics to compare cancerous tissue with normal fallopian tube samples advances insights about the molecular machinery that underlies ovarian cancer.
MAY 15, 2020
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### Staying Ahead of Antibiotic Resistance

The recent coronavirus pandemic shows just how quickly a deadly pathogen can sweep across the globe, killing tens of thousands in the U.S. and disrupting daily life for millions more in the span of a few months.
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.
APRIL 21, 2020
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### A Tree-mendous Study: Biomass from Forest Restoration

PNNL and the U.S. Forest Service used a combination of data, models, analytical techniques and software to evaluate forest restoration impacts on the environment, while also assessing the economics of resulting biomass.
APRIL 21, 2020
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### Detecting Toxic PFAS with a Chip-Sized Sensor

PNNL has patented an instant, accurate and portable way to detect minuscule amounts of troublesome toxic PFAS chemicals in water samples.
APRIL 21, 2020
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### Beneath It All

At PNNL, subsurface science inhabits two separate but interlocking worlds. One looks at basic science, the other at applied science and engineering. Both are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
APRIL 17, 2020
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### Identifying the Dark Matter of the Molecular World

Artificial intelligence helps researchers identify metabolites, the small molecules that underlie life.
MARCH 31, 2020
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### Scientists Take Aim at the Coronavirus Toolkit

A PNNL scientist is studying the structures of the proteins on the surface of the novel coronavirus, using NMR spectroscopy to reveal information about the molecular toolkit that holds the keys to a vaccine or treatment.
MARCH 23, 2020
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### Deep Learning Cuts Costs in Building Control

PNNL employs deep learning strategies to advance Model Predictive Control (MPC), a highly promising solution for intelligent building operations.
MARCH 12, 2020
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### Tracking Toxics in the Salish Sea

With the help of a diagnostic tool called the Salish Sea Model, researchers found that toxic contaminant hotspots in the Puget Sound are tied to localized lack of water circulation and cumulative effects from multiple sources.
MARCH 11, 2020
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### Energy Storage Safety and Reliability Forum Convenes at PNNL

The Energy Storage System Safety and Reliability Forum at PNNL brought together more than 120 energy storage experts from the U.S. Department of Energy, the national laboratories, utilities, industry and academia.