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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.
JULY 6, 2020
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### Overcoming the Bystander Effect in Chemical Ethics

A PNNL developed e-training helps chemists internalize the Global Chemical Code of Ethics' ideals and practice speaking up when others don't.
JUNE 30, 2020
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### PNNL’s Water Repellent Substance Could Enter Coronavirus Fight

Non-toxic product sheds liquids with ease, even when stretched; developed after two years of research
JUNE 30, 2020
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### 'Rooting' for Brachypodium Genes

Plant scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have garnered the most comprehensive—and first ever—genetic level dataset of the rooting process in a flowering model grass.
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.
MAY 4, 2020
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### Software Flaws Sometimes First Reported on Social Media

Software vulnerabilities are likely to be discussed on social media before they’re revealed on a government reporting site, a practice that could pose a national security threat, according to computer scientists at PNNL.
APRIL 29, 2020
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### Scientists Explore Links Between Genetics, Gut Microbiome and Memory

A new study is among the first to trace the molecular connections between genetics, the gut microbiome and memory in a mouse model bred to resemble the diversity of the human population.
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.