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Small business tests promising new battery at INL

June 28, 2022

Imagine a future when electric vehicles can travel thousands of miles on a single charge, and cargo ships and passenger planes run on batteries instead of fossil fuels.   To make these technological leaps a reality, researchers are working to find...

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A lifelong advocate for nuclear’s power

June 15, 2022

Seth Kanter never suspected that his love of the ocean, and more than eight years in the Navy, would eventually lead him to a career in the high desert of eastern Idaho. But as the Radiological Engineering manager at Idaho...

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Two INL leaders recognized by Idaho Business Review’s ‘Accomplished Under 40’

June 7, 2022

Each year, Idaho Business Review awards 40 people who have demonstrated exceptional work ethic and leadership in both government and private sector organizations with the title “Accomplished Under 40.” Each of the individuals exemplify professional achievement, leadership, mentorship and community...

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A new ETHOS: INL leads study of innovation culture at six national...

May 31, 2022

The United States invests more than $30 billion every year in its national laboratories, which are owned and operated by the U.S. Department of Energy. Their mission, according to DOE’s mission statement, is to “ensure America’s security and prosperity by...

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Community leaders come together to collaborate on net-zero vision

May 23, 2022

Net-zero event fosters collaborative efforts to create energy security for Idahoans  Idaho National Laboratory (INL) brought together community, business, utility and government leaders as part of its Net-Zero Fair to discuss how the lab can help eastern Idaho achieve net-zero...

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No small potatoes: Understanding risks and impacts to our agricultural supply

May 18, 2022

When most people hear about the state of Idaho, potatoes are probably the first thing they think of. Those famous potatoes are at the forefront of a new research project at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) as well.   This research began...

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AI for a clean energy future: Researchers use machine learning for advanced...

May 16, 2022

Developing the nuclear power systems of the future requires innovative thinking and new approaches to solving complex challenges. For the first time, a team of Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and University of Idaho researchers has successfully applied machine learning to...

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Taking charge of safety: How the BADGE diagnostics platform will provide reliable...

May 13, 2022

The race to a net-zero future is gaining speed, and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) researchers are at the forefront. Smoothly deploying electric vehicle technology is an essential step to crossing the finish line. In 2020, transportation accounted for 27% of...

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Fueling Innovation: New collaboration with University of Utah tackles nuclear waste

May 11, 2022

It’s one of the most persistent questions in nuclear energy: What about the waste? A new collaboration between Idaho National Laboratory and the University of Utah hopes to answer that question by making fuel recycling a reality for advanced reactors.  ...

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Minerals called perovskites open new avenues of energy research

May 9, 2022

Every day, researchers around the world develop new technologies to usher in a carbon-free energy future.   A big part of that effort is developing new materials with advanced properties to make these technologies more flexible, efficient and reliable.   Over the...

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