Microbes are more in flux in patients with inflammatory bowel disease than their healthy counterparts, sometimes changing dramatically. The finding helps physicians and scientists understand Crohn’s disease and related conditions more fully.
An imaging technology that enables researchers — for the first time — to take four-dimensional views of the subsurface was selected as a 2016 R&D 100 Award winner. Known as E4D-RT: Real-time Four-Dimensional Subsurface Imaging, the technology combines geology, physics, mathematics and chemistry with supercomputer modeling to create four-dimensional images of what’s happening below the surface. The tool can be used for studying, among other things, waste and its movement underground. Listen as researcher Tim Johnson explains.
New research identifies critical proteins present in the tumors of women with ovarian cancer. Karin Rodland discusses the work led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Johns Hopkins researchers, working with collaborators across the nation.
From smartphones to electric cars to home energy storage devices, rechargeable batteries power our modern lives. But have you ever stopped to wonder what’s inside these devices that allow us to send emojis, drive around town and so much more?
Middle School students from the Yakama Nation Tribal School on the Yakama Resrevation near Toppenish spent Thursday at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as part of the My Brother's Keeper initiative. During the visit the student's met with PNNL staff to discuss programs and careers in science, engineering, technology and mathematics. The My Brother's Keeper program was launched by the White House in 2014 to inspire disadvantaged youths to pursue education and careers in STEM fields, at least 10 national laboratories hosted the program this year.
Keith Freier, director for global security programs at PNNL, talks about how they are using Richland's George Prout Memorial Pool to test their security systems that are used to protect radioactive materials across the country.
Ensign Tasha Talbot of San Diego, Calif., sends a holiday greeting to students at Marie Curie STEM Elementary School in Pasco from the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard while at a pier in Sasebo, Japan.
This video from November shows demolition of the north wall of the canyon, allowing heavy equipment to begin removing strong backs from the walls. Strong backs are brackets from which pencil-shaped processing tanks once hung. It also shows the array of dust suppression tools, each spraying water from a different angle to help control radiological contamination during demolition.
Battalion Chief Tod Kreutz of the Kennewick Fire Department gives an overview of the house fire crews extinguished at 1213 W. First Ave. in Kennewick. No one was injured but a pet dog died in the blaze.