Shopping on-line reduces a midnight clear's carbon dioxide
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2007 — Holiday shoppers who do most of their gift gathering on-line are saving more than wear and tear on their toes. They are also trimming emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by nearly half a million metric tons, according to calculations from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Nevada company, ORNL develop potential lifesaver
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2007 — A Las Vegas business and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are improving the odds for people medically at risk from dehydration or congestive heart failure.
Energy Bill may benefit ORNL technology research
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2007 — The new Energy bill signed by President Bush emphasizes the need for greater energy efficiency and promoting alternative fuel technology.
Mason, Rykaczewski, Budai honored by American Physical Society
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2007 — Three scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory--including the laboratory's director--have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society (APS).
Oak Ridge reactor sets neutron world record
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2007 — The High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has set a world record for concentration of cold neutrons that are used to study materials.
ORNL super water repellent could cause big wave in market
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2007 — A water repellent developed by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory outperforms nature at its best and could open a floodgate of commercial possibilities.
Vinod Sikka honored as ORNL's top scientist for 2007
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 16, 2007 — Vinod Sikka, one of ORNL's most prolific and internationally recognized inventors, has received the UT-Battelle Director's Award for Outstanding Individual Accomplishment in Science and Technology. Sikka was also honored with ORNL's Inventor of the Year Award.
Retired general stresses commitment at ORNL Veterans Day event
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2007 — Retired U.S. Army Gen. Carl Stiner of LaFollette told a Veterans Day audience at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory that the United States must persevere and succeed in the war on terrorism for the sake of future generations.
ORNL training program recognized by professional society
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2007 — The American Society for Training & Development has recognized Oak Ridge National Laboratory as one of its 2007 BEST Awards Program winners. The 2007 BEST Awards received entries from 103 organizations in eight countries.
UT-Battelle contributes $25,000 to Veterans Memorial
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 8, 2007 — UT-Battelle will contribute $25,000 to a new East Tennessee Veterans Memorial planned for the northern end of World's Fair Park in Knoxville.