Stories with the tag: EMSL
Microbes have a remarkable ability to adapt to the extreme conditions in fracking wells, even consuming some of the chemical ingredients commonly used in the fracking process.
Release Date: 10/24/2016
A PNNL expert on rock chemistry and microbial life is part of a team investigating whether there has ever been life on Mars.
Release Date: 8/31/2016
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
PNNL researchers have uncovered the secret that enables Synechococcus 7002 to thrive under bright light: The organism, popular in research on biofuels and chemicals, triples in size to accommodate a rapid expansion of its cellular machinery.
Release Date: 7/28/2016
The PNNL-led Battery500 consortium aims to significantly improve upon the batteries that power today’s electric vehicles by almost tripling the specific energy in lithium batteries.
Release Date: 7/27/2016
Scientists at PNNL and Johns Hopkins have led a large study that identifies critical proteins present in the tumors of patients with ovarian cancer.
Release Date: 6/29/2016
Nanorods created by PNNL researchers have an unusual property – spontaneously emitting water. After further development, the nanorods could be used for water harvesting and purification, or sweat-gathering fabric.
Release Date: 6/13/2016
World-class chemist Liyuan Liang of Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been selected as the director of EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory.
Release Date: 6/6/2016
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