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Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies

... ... Once again, DOEs labs are at the cutting edge of innovation with new technology developments to enhance Americas economic and national security, said U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel Bodman. My heartiest congratulations to the DOE researchers...

Argonne's Joachimiak and Rosenbaum honored with the 2007 Compton Award

... "Andrzej and Gerd were nominated for the Compton Award because of their individual, key contributions to protein crystallography research at the APS. The award underscores the worldwide stature of protein...

Nalco Company and Argonne National

... "Coal-based power plants have re-emerged as the preferred fuel type in new pl...

Argonne researchers contribute 1000th structure

Researchers at the Structural Biology Center (SBC) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have contributed their 1,000th structure to the Protein Data Bank. The data bank houses the molecular structures of all proteins characterized so far and makes them available to researchers worldwide to study. ...... This structure and its 999 predecessors determined with data obtain...

Argonne researchers confirm lead in Beethoven's illness

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have found elevated amounts of lead in bone fragments belonging to 19th Century composer Ludwig von Beethoven, consistent with their earlier finding of massive amounts of lead found in his hair. These results confirm the cause of his years of chronic debilitating illness.... The bone fragments, confirmed by DNA testing to...

Argonne receives $50 million NIH grant

ARGONNE, Ill. (July 1, 2005) Proteins are the molecular machines that make growth possible, and understanding their structure is key to developing pharmaceuticals, A new window to that understanding is being made possible under a $50 million grant to the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.... ...The grant, from the National Institutes of Health, provides funds for the Midwes...

New Argonne director to meet press April 28

Press Availability/Reception with Dr. Robert Rosner, Director of Argonne National...Laboratory. ......In his first meeting with reporters since being appointed Argonne's Director on April 18, Dr. Rosner, a distinguished astrophysicist, will comment briefly about the importance of basic scientific research to securing America's economic future and Argonne's vital role in advancing scientific...

Powerful X-ray beams at Argonne, new electronic flight simulator

Watching flies fly may not seem like high-tech science, but for researchers using the Western Hemisphere's most brilliant X-rays, located at the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, it not only helps explain how insects fly but also may someday aid in understanding human heart function. ...The researchers, from the Illinois Institute of Technology...
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