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AUGUST 14, 2019
Web Feature

Modeling the Future of a Sea

The inner Salish Sea’s future response to climate change, while significant, is predicted to be less severe than that of the open ocean based on parameters like algal blooms, ocean acidification, and annual occurrences of hypoxia.
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 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.
MAY 6, 2019
Web Feature

Designer Defects in Diamonds

Researchers have come up with a new method for creating synthetic “colored” nanodiamonds, a step on the path to realization of quantum computing, which promises to solve problems far beyond the abilities of current supercomputers.
MAY 3, 2019
Staff Accomplishment

Simmons Recognized at DOE Merit Review

PNNL materials scientist Kevin Simmons is part of a collaboration that was recognized for work in hydrogen safety, codes and standards recently at the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program annual merit review and peer evaluation.
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.