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Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 2006

...ory's Environmental Effects Laboratory. The EE Lab boasts a suite of instruments and mechanisms that can simulate just about any insult the world can throw at a piece of equipment. Team leader Peter Chiaro said the project looks at and mimics real-world situations such as extreme temperatures, humidity, air...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, October 2006

...us that weighs half as much as conventional buses, boasts three times the fuel economy and can carry 20 percent more passengers could debut by the middle of next year. At the heart of the bus is an ultra-high-strength stainless steel body and chassis that would actually be up to 30 percent less expensive to...

China's environmental challenges

...ort of the private sector and that the country now boasts more than 2000 environmental organizations, working on issues ranging from public transit to the impact of mega-dams....

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- August 23, 2006

...hat new personal computer is small and super fast, boasts gigabytes of memory, boots up instantly, offers a standby mode that consumes no electric power, and yet keeps programs and data instantly available in active memory. Well, maybe not quite yet. But, a rapidly emerging field called spintronics may ma...

Ossur's POWER KNEE widely available in September

... and dirt without hesitation The POWER KNEE also boasts other significant advancements. It energizes and smoothes the progress of level ground walking. Users report that the knee walks for them and reduces the effort required to cover longer distances: They can walk faster without increased fatigue. For t...

Nature meets technology at Georgia Tech's conference on bio-inspired design

...aking place among research groups. Now, the center boasts 20 members comprised of researchers from various fields of engineering, biology, chemistry, psychology, applied physiology and architecture. Other institutions are also expanding biomimetic research. The University of California Berkeley recently o...

UC Riverside researchers release new variety of asparagus

...yield than previous varieties of the vegetable and boasts an excellent spear quality, marked by a high percentage of marketable spears. Higher yield of marketable spears reduces the impact of high land and labor costs, thereby making the asparagus more profitable without raising consumer prices. Named "De...

Poison + water = hydrogen. New microbial genome shows how

...dly on carbon monoxide than other species: The bug boasts at least five different forms of a protein machine, dubbed carbon monoxide deyhydrogenase, that is able to manipulate the poisonous gas. Each form of the machine appears to allow the organism to use carbon monoxide in a different way. Most other or...

Collaborative Cross to provide powerful resource for mouse model researchers worldwide

...free 36,000-square-foot facility completed in 2004 boasts accommodations for 80,000 mice, cryogenic storage and other state-of-the-art features. It is at this designated DOE user facility that the breeding of the eight strains taken from around the world will be performed to initiate up to 1,500 strains of ...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2005

...rs for the Modular Integrated Energy System, which boasts 80 percent to 90 percent efficiency compared to the national average of 32 percent. Those figures are based on the lower heating value of natural gas and compared to the efficiency of central power plant electricity generation and transmission. The s...

The (cell) matrix reloaded

... the new, state-of-the-art Michael Smith Building, boasts one of the world's best collection of scientists in this field; the grant, says Professor Humphries, will help facilitate their pioneering work for a further five years. "Securing this core funding for a third time is a major accomplishment, and it w...

Australia boasts one of the largest biotech IP pools

... decades. "Australia, which per head of population boasts more Nobel Laureates [from Howard Florey for penicillin to Peter Doherty for immunology], and biotech patents and papers, has an exceptional foundation of research that offers compelling value for US firms," said Lavelle. "We offer an exceptional ra...

Most common lung cancers may begin in newly discovered cells

...n contrast, lung cancer detected at an early stage boasts a 50 percent survival rate over a five-year period. "There are many similarities between stem cells and cancer," said first author Carla Bender Kim, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of senior author Tyler Jacks, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute inve...

Sugar beet virus mutation requires Texas touch

...ifornia holds records for production and Minnesota boasts the mostconcentrated sugar beet growing region in the world, Rush said. Beet necrotic yellow vein virus, which causes the disease known asrhizomania, was found near Hereford in 1986 by a California researcher. Asimilar virus, beet soil borne mosai...

ORNL, UC Berkeley unravel real-world clues to Earth's mysteries

...inage community for several years. Meanwhile, ORNL boasts world-class mass spectrometry instrumentation and its researchers have demonstrated success in obtaining proteome information on simple microbial organisms grown in the laboratory. Working as a team, UC Berkeley and ORNL have struck it rich. "Through...

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

...nal Laboratory's Tim Armstrong and Ford Motor Co., boasts response times of about a second and couples advanced design concepts with the application of a voltage across the electrodes. This feature allows the sensor to be adjusted to provide NOx-selective data. Furthermore, the sensor utilizes standard comm...

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