Articles in the Science Category

[ Mar 31 2016 - 8:10 am ]

To better understand the biological processes that govern lipid raft formation—processes with broad implications for research ranging from how cells regulate proteins to how viruses invade healthy human cells—ORNL researchers are using two world-class research facilities to study the presence and formation of these nanoscale lipid patches.

[ Mar 8 2016 - 1:22 pm ]

A multi-institution team has been using Titan to create the largest fully-coupled simulation of the universe’s Epoch of Reionization.

[ Mar 7 2016 - 1:30 pm ]

Boeing used the Jaguar supercomputer, aiming to establish more reliable computational methods for estimating high-lift (takeoff/landing) characteristics for its commercial transport aircraft.

[ Feb 16 2016 - 12:45 pm ]

To better understand lignin, a problematic molecule for next-generation biofuel production, a team from ORNL created one of the largest biomolecular simulations to date—a 23.7-million atom system representing pretreated biomass in the presence of enzymes.

[ Feb 16 2016 - 12:45 pm ]

A University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory research team is using Titan to gain a better understanding of why experimental biofuel pretreatments work—a measure that helps guide research into cost-effective cellulosic ethanol.

[ Jan 26 2016 - 9:21 am ]

Researchers at the German research laboratory Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf are using Titan to understand and control new methods for particle acceleration that could have big impacts on laser-driven tumor removal.

[ Jan 26 2016 - 9:20 am ]

As 2016 begins, the ACCEL program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory continues to grow and deliver successful results.

[ Jan 5 2016 - 10:41 am ]

Researchers at insurance company FM Global are using Titan to try and better understand fire growth and suppression.

[ Dec 8 2015 - 9:47 am ]

Using Titan, researchers at Stony Brook University completed a three-dimensional, high-resolution investigation of the thermonuclear burning a double-detonation white dwarf undergoes before explosion.

[ Nov 16 2015 - 8:00 am ]

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced 56 projects aimed at accelerating discovery and innovation to address some of the world’s most challenging scientific questions.