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DECEMBER 6, 2019
Web Feature

Converging on Coastal Science

Advancing a more collective understanding of coastal systems dynamics and evolution is a formidable scientific challenge. PNNL is meeting the challenge head on to inform decisions for the future.
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.
MAY 1, 2019
Web Feature

Modeling Nanomaterials on Modern Earth

A study co-led by PNNL and reviewed in Science investigates how nanomaterials—both ancient and modern—cycle through the Earth’s air, water, and land, and calls for a better understanding of how they affect the environment and human health.
MARCH 27, 2019
News Release

Pristine Air Reveals Pollution’s Impact

Five years ago, in March 2014, researchers spent hours packed aboard a steamy Gulfstream-1 research aircraft as it zig-zagged between pristine air over the Amazon rainforest and polluted air nearby.
MARCH 5, 2019
Web Feature

Radioactive Waste Within Reach

Installing new access holes (up to 6 feet in diameter) could reduce the overall time and cost to retrieve waste from Hanford's underground storage tanks, according to a structural analysis of the tank domes by PNNL and Becht Engineering.
DECEMBER 10, 2018
Web Feature

Measuring the Tropics' Bulging Waistline

In an invited review for Nature Climate Change, scientists found that natural swings internal to the climate system played a larger role than previously thought in the expanding width of the tropics.