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National Press Club Newsmaker Press Conference With Argonne Director Postponed

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club Newsmaker press conference originally scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, with Argonne National Laboratory Director Eric Isaacs has been postponed. Isaacs became ill and cannot travel to Washington. (Logo: http:...

Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet Helps Summer Travelers Beat Jet Lag

... Diet developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory. Ar... Diet developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory. A study published in 200...Military Medicine found that travelers who use the argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet are seven times less likely to e...

IV 'Ice Slurry' Quickly Cools Body for Surgeries

...ists in the Nuclear Engineering Division at the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory, in conjunction with others from the University of Chic... -- Kevin McKeever SOURCE: argonne National Laboratory, news release, Oct. 31, 2008 ...

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation Signs Long-Term Agreement to be the Provider of Doctors for Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center

...ment center with a strong charity care program, NIPTRC is associated with Northern Illinois University, and is working cooperatively with Fermilab and argonne National Laboratory. Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation is the regionally and nationally recognized physician group at the Feinberg School of M...

Argonne's Crabtree Elected to National Academy of Sciences

... Materials Science Division and holds the title of argonne Distinguished Fellow, the laboratory's highest sci...http://national-academies.org/ . About Argonne argonne National Laboratory brings the world's brightest s...echnology. The nation's first national laboratory, argonne conducts leading-edge basic and applied scientific...

Genome analysis reveals new protein associated with breast cancer progression

...director Kevin White, PhD, professor of human genetics and director of the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology at the University of Chicago and argonne National Laboratory. It could also provide clues to new therapies. But, perhaps more important, he added, we think we have developed an integrated...

University of Pittsburgh researchers crack code of 3-D structure in key metabolic protein

... diffraction data necessary to determine the proteins atomic configuration. These experiments were performed using cyclic particle accelerators at the argonne National Laboratory in Illinois and the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland. Called synchrotrons, these accelerators are the size of a football fie...

DOE awards supercomputing time to UCSD, SDSC researchers

... million processor hours on the IBM Blue Gene/P at argonne National Laboratory. Fusion Energy: Verific...ngarra, University of Tennessee; William D. Gropp, argonne National Laboratory; Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth, Uni... million processor hours on the IBM Blue Gene/P at argonne National Laboratory, and 4 million processor hours...

Argonne's Blue Gene/P to host large cadre of INCITE researchers

...re than 111 million hours of computing time at the argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) at argonne National Laboratory. The awards are part of a c...f scientific projects to be conducted at Argonne," argonne Director Robert Rosner said. "The investigators on...

New T-ray Source Could Improve Airport Security, Cancer Detection

...s. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory, along with collaborators in T... patients' teeth. The new T-ray sources created at argonne use high-temperature superconducting crystals grow...s," appears in the November 23 issue of Science. argonne National Laboratory, a renowned R&D center, brings...
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NIH awards Argonne $800,000 to develop tool to measure distances within proteins

ARGONNE, Ill. (Sept. 3, 2008) Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have won an $800,000 EUREKA award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop MADMAX, a precise molecular ruler for measuring distances within a protein. MADMAX, which st...

Bioinformatics technology developed at Argonne provides new insight into microbial activities

ARGONNE, Ill. (March 14, 2008) -- Scientists may gain a new insight into the relationship between viruses and their environments thanks to a new computational technology developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energys (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. This technology has already been...

New Argonne study may shed light on protein-drug interactions

ARGONNE, Ill. (January 15, 2008) -- Proteins, the biological molecules involved in virtually every action of every organism, may themselves move in surprising ways, according to a recent study from the U.S. Department of Energys Argonne National Laboratory that may shed new light on how proteins i...

Argonne to showcase science and technology at community open house

... The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) argonne National Laboratory will open its gates to the com...t fun for everyone," said Eric Isaacs, director of argonne National Laboratory. "We love welcoming the commun...ty and learn more about science and technology. argonne conducts basic scientific research to better under...

Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research

...uding $4.9 million for integrated assessment modeling for climate; and $867,000 for mathematical analysis related to the development of Smart Grid. argonne National Laboratory; Argonne, IL$5.6 million for improvements at the Advanced Photon Source. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Livermore, CA$...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

...Energy Technology Laboratory and Research Engineering International) argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, Ill.) http://www.anl.gov/Media_Center/News/...rint and recognize faces. (This multi-team project was jointly submitted by argonne National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos Nat...

Vanderbilt engineers play key role in new DOE energy frontier research center

...advanced batteries and super-capacitors." Other external participants are affiliated with the University of Tennessee, University of North Carolina, argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University, Drexel University and University of Virginia. ...

MacArthur Foundation awards planning grant to improve decision-making in energy policy

...s for Humankind). Additional internal support comes from the University and argonne National Laboratory. "Governments, industries and individuals worldwide ...d Ian Foster, Director of the Computation Institute, a joint effort between argonne and the University. "Yet none have a direct economic incentive to act alone...

A pocketful of uranium

...fective methods for the sensitive detection and effective treatment of uranium poisoning. Researchers led by Chuan He at the University of Chicago and argonne National Laboratory (USA) have now developed a protein that binds to uranium selectively and tightly. As reported in the journal Angewandte Chemie, it...

Argonne advancing DOE INCITE scientific research projects

...ship, but it also impacts our competitiveness and standard of living," said argonne Director Robert Rosner. "The research addresses society's concerns about he...possible without facilities like ours." Some of the new INCITE awards at argonne include investigating the circulation of water in the deep sea for storing ...
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True properties of carbon nanotubes measured

...th George Schatz, Morrison Professor of Chemistry in Northwestern's Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, as well as with Peter Zapol, a physicist at argonne National Laboratory. This work is published online in Nature Nanotechnology and will appear in print in the journal's October issue. Further resear...

Argonne researchers win 2 R&D 100 Awards

...searchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) argonne National Laboratory and their industrial partners ...d sealing and lithium-ion battery technologies. argonne scientists have been awarded 101 R&D 100 Awards si...ific know-how and innovative spirit on the part of argonne researchers," said...

Lilly to Acquire SGX Pharmaceuticals

...bling X-ray crystallography and protein structure determination built by SGX at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) located at the Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, IL. "After a successful collaboration over the past several years, we are excited to bring the scientific and techno...

University of Pennsylvania engineers reveal what makes diamonds slippery at the nanoscale

... Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania, and his group led a collaboration with researchers from argonne National Laboratories, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Florida to determine what makes diamond films such slippery customers...

Argonne's Lithium-Ion Battery Technology to be Commercialized by Japan's Toda Kogyo

...Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) argonne National Laboratory and Toda Kogyo Corp. (Toda) of...tery technologies that are being developed here at argonne with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy," ...icle Technologies, the scientists and engineers at argonne have developed numerous technologies for improving...

DNA is blueprint, contractor and construction worker for new structures

...eratures at which the particles were mixed, said Schatz. Using the extremely brilliant X-rays produced by the Advanced Photon Source synchrotron at argonne National Laboratory in combination with computational simulations, the research team imaged the crystals to determine the exact location of the partic...

'Hybrid' semiconductors show zero thermal expansion; Could lead to hardier electronics

...mit laser light. Recently published research by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and argonne National Laboratory and academic institutions has shed light on a semiconducting material with zero thermal expansion (ZTE). The research may play a ...

Heavier hydrogen on the atomic scale reduces friction

...Pennsylvania, the University of Houston and the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory. The research, led by Robert Carpick of the Universi...ons to phononic, or vibrational, resonances. To investigate the latter, argonne scientist Anirudha Sumant and his colleagues used single-crystal diamond su...

Argonne researcher studies what makes quantum dots blink

... In order to learn more about the origins of quantum dot blinking, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory, the University of Chicago and the California Institute of Technology have developed a method to characterize it on faster time sc...

Researchers improve ability to write and store information on electronic devices

... New research led by the U.S. Department of Energy's argonne National Laboratory physicist Matthias Bode provides a more thorough understanding of new mechanisms, which makes it possible to switch a magnetic nan...
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Structural biology

... Structural Biology Center (SBC) operates a national user facility for macromolecular crystallography at Sector 19 of the Advanced Photon Source at argonne ... The New York Structural Biology Center is a 501 (c) (3) corporation incorporated ... NMR Structural Biology in Life Sciences in the Pos...
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