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Idaho National Laboratory researchers awarded $3.8 million, program renewals confirmed

November 21, 2022

Idaho National Laboratory researchers have won funding from one of the nation’s largest sponsors of research in the natural sciences. At $3.8 million over three years, it is one of the largest Department of Energy Office of Science’s Basic Energy...

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INL recognized for excellence in disability hiring, employment practices

November 17, 2022

INL recognized for excellence in disability hiring, employment practices Idaho laboratory named NOD Leading Disability Employer for fifth straight year  The National Organization on Disability (NOD) has named Idaho National Laboratory a 2022 NOD Leading Disability Employer. This is the fifth...

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INL technology hits the marketplace

November 16, 2022

The marketplace debut of Idaho National Laboratory’s Colorimetric Detection of Actinides, or CoDeAc, isn’t the finish to the award-winning technology’s story. According to its inventors and now investors, it’s just the beginning of a new chapter. “CoDeAc has a bright...

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Team INL volunteers beautify commuter path during October River Walk cleanup

November 15, 2022

Team INL volunteers beautify commuter path during October River Walk cleanup   Idaho National Laboratory employees and their families removed trash from a popular commuter and recreation pathway during a cleanup of the Idaho Falls River Walk in October.   Team INL,...

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More data could turbocharge efforts to build better batteries, researchers say

November 14, 2022

As nations work to eliminate carbon emissions, batteries will play a huge role.  Electric vehicles powered by batteries seem likely to dominate the future of commercial and consumer transportation.    Likewise, large stationary batteries will augment renewables like wind and solar...

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Veterans Day profile of Sgt. David Bleak

November 11, 2022

Today is Veteran’s Day, and Idaho National Laboratory joins the nation in honoring our military veterans for their service. INL has employed many former service members over the years, and while each of them deserves to be commended for their...

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Visit the world’s first nuclear power plant – virtually

November 7, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop a group of Scouts in Richmond, Kentucky, from getting their nuclear science merit badges.   Ted Simmons, nuclear science merit badge counselor, grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho, home of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Experimental...

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Simulation Code Probes Microscale Mysteries of Advanced Manufacturing

November 3, 2022

In the future, the biggest breakthroughs in aerospace and elemental energy will likely result from thinking small. Really small. Whether it’s rocket engines or fusion reactors, advances in these technologies require new materials equipped to handle their extreme operating environments....

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Supporting innovation with automation: INL researcher develops autonomous hot cell tool

November 1, 2022

Scientific progress is anything but automatic. The path to new discoveries is not a straight line. But while the route to nuclear energy breakthroughs may be circuitous, automated solutions can enhance the efficiency of the research process and get to...

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New framework harnesses multiple cybersecurity tools to protect critical infrastructure

October 27, 2022

The Headgate Rock Dam holds back about 7,000 acre-feet of water from the lower Colorado River in Lake Moovalya — an oasis in a hot and dusty corner of southwest Arizona.   Not only does the dam provide electricity and irrigation...

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