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NOVEMBER 17, 2020
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Ironing Out Technetium Contamination

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) are closer to understanding how iron may pave the way for sequestration of technetium-99 contaminants in the subsurface.
NOVEMBER 5, 2020
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Okeechobee: From Blooms to Biocrude

PNNL researchers are contributing expertise and hydrothermal liquefaction technology to a project that intercepts harmful algal blooms from water, treats the water, and concentrates algae for transformation to biocrude.
OCTOBER 26, 2020
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PNNL Gets X-Ray Vision

PNNL has three small-scale spectroscopy devices that are speeding up the testing and analysis of candidate novel materials used in energy storage research and environmental remediation.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
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Not Your Average Refinery

In a new review, PNNL researchers outline how to convert stranded biomass to sustainable fuel using electrochemical reduction reactions in mini-refineries powered by renewable energy.
JULY 21, 2020
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A Remarkable Rate of Return with Catalytic Bias

A multi-institution research team found how the protein environment surrounding some enzymes can alter the direction of a cellular reaction, as well as its rate—up to six orders of magnitude—in a phenomenon referred to as catalytic bias.
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).