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AUGUST 11, 2020
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### Open or Closed: Pumped Storage Hydropower is on the Rise

A PNNL research team compared two types of pumped storage hydropower (open and closed loop) to identify potential environmental impacts.
JULY 31, 2020
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### Fat-Based Molecules are Key to Zika Virus Infection

Researchers from PNNL have helped colleagues at OHSU identify lipid molecules required for Zika infection in human cells. The specific lipids involved could also be a clue to why the virus primarily infects brain tissue.
JULY 28, 2020
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### PNNL’s Vapor Detection Technology Named GeekWire’s ‘Innovation of the Year’

A technology that can quickly detect explosive vapors, deadly chemicals and illicit drugs with unparalleled accuracy has been named the 2020 Innovation of the Year by GeekWire, the Seattle-based technology news company.
JULY 23, 2020
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### Targeting the Perfect MOF Cooling Combination

PNNL scientists have created an improved metal-organic framework (MOF) for adsorption cooling, that performs at least 40 percent better than its predecessors.
JULY 14, 2020
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### Turning the Tides

Their consistency and predictability makes tidal energy attractive, not only as a source of electricity but, potentially, as a mechanism to provide reliability and resilience to regional or local power grids.
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.
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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### PNNL Waives Fee to Test-Drive Portfolio of Intellectual Property

To help spur economic development and assist in the battle against COVID-19, PNNL is making available its entire portfolio of patented technologies on a research trial basis—at no cost—through the end of 2020.
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 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.