Stories with the tag: Environment
PNNL scientists untangled a soil metagenome – all the genetic material recovered from a sample of soil – more fully than ever before, reconstructing portions of the genomes of 129 species of microbes.
Release Date: 7/29/2016
Synthetic membranes that mimic a cell membrane's most useful qualities might soon be made with new lipid-like peptoids.
Release Date: 7/19/2016
PNNL’s "Dream Team" has been selected to lead one of four new Energy Frontier Research Centers to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to support the Department of Energy’s cleanup mission.
Release Date: 7/18/2016
PNNL's Richard Moss will be chairing the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment, newly appointed by NOAA to assist the nation in preparing for the impacts of climate change.
Release Date: 6/29/2016
A dozen clean energy technologies that enable everything from lightweight, fuel-sipping cars to the expansion of renewable energy and cleaner fossil fuel use are getting a boost at PNNL, thanks to $4.4 million from DOE's Technology Commercialization Fund.
Release Date: 6/21/2016
Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing more efficiently than today’s technology.
Release Date: 6/13/2016
Scientists Janet Jansson and Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic are part of a core group of scientists helping to lead a national effort to understand communities of microorganisms and their role in climate science, food production and human health.
Release Date: 5/27/2016
Understanding how methane is made will help researchers produce methane as a fuel source.
Release Date: 5/20/2016
Researchers can use computer modeling to design better materials to capture carbon dioxide.
Release Date: 5/17/2016
Yingge Du, Kirsten Hofmockel and James Moran – have been selected to receive 2016 Early Career Research Program research grants by the Department of Energy Office of Science.
Release Date: 5/4/2016