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Making fuel out of thick air

(DOE/Argonne National Laboratory) Making fuel out of thick airIn a new study, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Tufts University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory teamed up to explore the potential of rhodium-based catalysts for this conversion under milder conditions.

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dec. 2017

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Story tips from ORNL, Dec. 2017: US cities could save billions with Oak Ridge National Laboratory's precise approach to de-icing wintry roads; discovery of overlooked function of certain microbes could...Show More Summary

Drought-resistant plant genes could accelerate evolution of water-use efficient crops

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have identified a common set of genes that enable different drought-resistant plants to survive in semi-arid conditions, which could play a significant role in bioengineering and creating energy crops that are tolerant to water deficits.

A way to convert methane directly to methanol or acetic acid under mild conditions

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with affiliations to Tufts University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory has developed a way to convert methane directly to methanol or acetic acid under mild conditions. In...Show More Summary

Scaling deep learning for science

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Using the Titan supercomputer, a research team based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has developed an evolutionary algorithm capable of generating custom neural networks that match or exceed the performance of handcrafted artificial intelligence systems. Show More Summary

Researchers create a light-based key distribution system for quantum encryption

Researchers at Duke University, OSU and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have solved one of the biggest problems with new forms of quantum encryption: quantum key distribution. QKD is the process of distributing keys during a transmission and in a way that will tell both sides of the conversation that someone is eavesdropping. Show More Summary

High-speed quantum encryption may help secure the future internet

(Duke University) Quantum encryption may be one step closer to wide-scale use thanks to a new system developed by scientists at Duke University, The Ohio State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Their system is capable ofShow More Summary

Regaining America's Supercomputing Supremacy With The Summit Supercomputer

Oak Ridge National Laboratory's new Summit supercomputer should rocket the U.S. back into the lead over China with the fastest supercomputer in the world.

INCITE grants of 5.95 billion hours awarded to 55 computational research projects

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) The US Department of Energy's Office of Science announced 55 projects with high potential for accelerating discovery through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program. Show More Summary

Neutron spectroscopy reveals common 'oxygen sponge' catalyst soaks up hydrogen too

Having the right tool for the job enabled scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and their collaborators to discover that a workhorse catalyst of vehicle exhaust systems—an "oxygen sponge" that can soak up oxygen from air and store it for later use in oxidation reactions—may also be a "hydrogen sponge."

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 2017

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Story tips from ORNL, November 2017: Fast-learning computing technique supports hurricane damage assessments; neutrons unlock liquid flow mystery; 'puckering' 2D material creates tunable energy gap;...Show More Summary

ORNL's DelCul, Wirth named American Nuclear Society fellows

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Two researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Nuclear Society, a professional society that promotes the advancement and awareness of nuclear science and technology.

Tourassi named top scientist at ORNL's annual Awards night

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Georgia Tourassi of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate has received the ORNL Director's Award for Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science and Technology.

ORNL, City of Oak Ridge partner on sensor project to capture trends in cities

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are partnering with the city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to develop UrbanSense, a comprehensive sensor network and real-time visualization platform that helps cities evaluate trends in urban activity. Show More Summary

Neutrons reveal suppression of magnetic order in pursuit of a quantum spin liquid

Paige Kelley, a postdoctoral researcher with a joint appointment at the University of Tennessee and the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), is using neutrons to study specific crystal properties that could lead to the realization of a quantum spin liquid, a novel state of matter that may form the basis of future quantum computing technologies.

Two ORNL-led research teams receive $10.5 million to advance quantum computing for science

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) DOE's Office of Science has awarded two research teams, each headed by a member of ORNL's Quantum Information Science Group, more than $10 million over 5 years to both assess the feasibility of quantum...Show More Summary

Researchers customize catalysts to boost product yields, decrease separation costs

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) For some crystalline catalysts, what you see on the surface is not always what you get in the bulk, according to two studies led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The investigators...Show More Summary

SimPath licenses novel ORNL system for enhanced synthetic biology

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) SimPath has licensed a novel cloning system developed by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that generates and assembles the biological building blocks necessary to synthetically bioengineer new medicines and fuels.

Neutrons observe vitamin B6-dependent enzyme activity useful for drug development

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and diabetes. Show More Summary

Neutrons Observe Vitamin B6-Dependent Enzyme Activity Useful for Drug Development

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria and diabetes. Show More Summary

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