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Several faces of physics become one

Several faces of physics become one

New multiscale model unifies physical laws of water flow to span all scales

Released: April 22, 2014

A team of PNNL scientists doing some of their research at EMSL developed a unified theory and unified multiscale model that simulates water flow at all scales. The new approach is important for understanding water cycling and its effect on agriculture, water conservation and climate changes.

Baer receives ASTM International Award of Merit

Baer receives ASTM International Award of Merit

The society’s highest award

Released: April 17, 2014

ASTM International has selected EMSL’s Don Baer to receive the 2014 Award of Merit, the organization's highest recognition. He earned the award the for his exceptional service to ASTM International Committee E42 on Surface Analysis, innovations in the development of standards for surface analysis and development of new information resources for surface analysis.

Improving energy storage devices

Improving energy storage devices

Lithium-sulfur batteries last longer with nanomaterial-packed cathode

Released: April 16, 2014

EMSL and PNNL scientists find that adding a metal organic framework, a nanomaterial, to a lithium-sulfur battery’s cathode makes the battery last longer and it can be repeatedly recharged.

EMSL announces a Special Science Call for Proposals

EMSL announces a Special Science Call for Proposals

This call to remain open until Sept. 15

Released: April 14, 2014

A Special Science Call for Proposals is open until Sept. 15 for high-impact research that advances BER scientific missions by taking advantage of EMSL’s recently established or developing technical resources.

Baker elected SIMB president-elect

Baker elected SIMB president-elect

Looking forward to helping others grow through their membership in SIMB

Released: April 11, 2014

The votes are in, and the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology membership has elected EMSL Science Theme Lead Scott Baker as the president-elect starting in July. He will be the organizations’ president beginning July 2015. SIMB is a nonprofit, international association dedicated to the advancement of microbiological sciences.

Slower as it ages

Slower as it ages

Long-term study of uranium release could improve remediation strategies

Released: April 09, 2014

A new study combines modeling and laboratory experiments to assess uranium release under flow conditions over a time period long enough to evaluate transport behavior of uranium in sediment samples collected from the Hanford Site.

Hixson named ACS award winner

Hixson named ACS award winner

Recognized for outstanding multi-omics research and paper

Released: April 07, 2014

The American Chemical Society recognized EMSL Senior Research Scientist Kim Hixson with its Withycombe-Charalambous Graduate Student Symposium Award for her research using multi-omics to bioengineer biomass plants to enhance the production of biochemicals and biofuels. A doctoral candidate at Washington State University in Pullman, Hixson presented her research at the 2014 ACS Spring Meeting in Dallas last March.

iDirector with Hongfei Wang and two of his collaborators

iDirector with Hongfei Wang and two of his collaborators

iDirector with Hongfei Wang and two of his collaborators

Released: March 28, 2014

EMSL Director, Allison Campbell talks with Hongfei Wang and two of his collaborators about building a user community around the high-resolution sum frequency generation spectrometer.

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