ORNL technology could mean improved prosthesis fitting, design
December 28, 2011 — Soldiers returning from war who have lost a leg could lead a more active festyle with the help of a technology being developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers.
Battery-powered Christmas carol: A trip down memory (effect) lane
December 21, 2011 — As consumers anticipate unwrapping the latest electronic gadget during the holidays, they may not give much thought to how long their shiny devices will last. But it's a topic under significant consideration at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where researchers such as Claus Daniel are working to understand a critical lifetime component in these devices -- the battery.
SANS tracks cell death protein invading biomimetic mitochondrial membrane
December 14, 2011 — An international team of biochemists, biophysicists, and neutron scientists are using a combination of fluorescence and small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) techniques to assist biochemists in better understanding how a protein associated with cell death incorporates into membranes.
ORNL summer interns take top prize at Siemens Competition
December 07, 2011 — Oak Ridge High School students Cassee Cain and Ziyuan Liu are the team winners of the 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology, announced Monday, Dec. 5, in Washington, D.C.
Mars 'Curiosity' has ORNL tech
November 28, 2011 — The Curiosity rover that was launched toward Mars over the Thanksgiving holiday includes a significant contribution from ORNL and DOE.
In Alaska's backyard
November 23, 2011 — Making well-informed computational models of an ever changing, vast Alaskan landscape presents challenges that Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are working to overcome.
Q&A with Cassee Cain and Ziyuan Liu
November 17, 2011 — Oak Ridge High School students Cassee Cain and Ziyuan Liu won the regional championship and a $6,000 team scholarship at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology Nov. 5 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Under the guidance of Boyd Evans and John Mueller, ORNL biomedical engineers, Cain and Liu developed a project that uses Kinect for Xbox 360 and Computer Vision to analyze human gait.
Three ORNL Supercomputers in Top 20 at SC11
November 16, 2011 — Supercomputers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory claimed three spots in the top 20 of the TOP500 list, high-performance computing's biannual rankings of the world's most powerful computers. The latest TOP500 tally was released Nov. 14 at SC11, high-performance computing's premier conference, in Seattle, Wash.
Igniting Innovation and Inspiration
November 15, 2011 — Legend has it that Prometheus brought us the gift of fire?a gift of comfort, innovation and even inspiration.
Interview: Collin Broholm
November 15, 2011 — Collin Broholm, a leader in the international neutron scattering community, recently joined ORNL's Neutron Sciences Directorate as a joint faculty appointment with Johns Hopkins University. He will spend approximately 25 percent of his time working at ORNL.