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Vehicles That Will Help You Combat High Gas Prices - Vehicles that will help you save money on gas Prices at the pump are rising steadily; more and more of the vehicles being released get very low gas mileage. This makes it really hard to get around town or to work, on a budget. Well, there still are >>>

3 Surefire Ways To Combat Rising Gas Prices - I have heard the rumblings of many of you in Readerland about the recent spike in gasoline prices. I have decided to try to help you get through this crisis by generously providing: 3 Ways to Combat Rising Gas Prices! >>>

Record Gas Prices Spark Interest in Electric Cars - This summer, oil and gas prices surged to new highs. Oil reached $70 per barrel for the first time in history in August, boosting prices at the gas pump to $3 per gallon in many parts of the country. >>>

Gas Prices, Hurricanes and a Madman - Did you think the non-inflation adjusted record high in oil and gas prices form hurricane Katrina last September was just a blip on the radar? If you did, you may be in for a very rude awakening >>>

Gas Prices Go Gas-tronomical! - As a result, some surprising new players have entered the gasoline business. Tiffany has announced it plans to install a fuel pump next to the counter in which it displays its most extravagant diamonds. Cartier intends to retail the gaseous bauble in >>>

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Diamond plates create nanostructures through pressure, not chemistry

July 25th, 2014
You wouldn't think that mechanical force ' the simple kind used to eject unruly patrons from bars, shoe a horse or emboss the raised numerals on credit cards ' could process nanoparticles more subtly than the most advanced chemistry.

PPPL studies plasma’s role in synthesizing nanoparticles

July 25th, 2014
DOE's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has received some $4.3 million of DOE Office of Science funding, over three years, to develop an increased understanding of the role of plasma in the synthesis of nanoparticles.  Such particles, which are measured in billionths of a meter, are prized for their use in everything from golf clubs and swimwear to microchips, paints and pharmaceutical products.

Ames Lab scientist hopes to improve rare earth purification process

July 25th, 2014
Using the second fastest supercomputer in the world, a scientist at the U.S.

Los Alamos muon tomography to support faster and potentially safer cleanup at Fukushima nuclear reactors

July 25th, 2014
The Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory will partner with Toshiba Corporation to use a Los Alamos technique called muon tomography to safely peer inside the cores of the Fukushima Daiichi reactors and create high-resolution images of the damaged nuclear material inside without ever breaching the cores themselves.

Simulated ‘engine of explosion’ observed in supernova remnant

July 25th, 2014
Back in 2003, researchers using the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility's (OLCF's) first supercomputer, Phoenix, started out with a bang.

Curiosity and collaboration define Xiao-Ying Yu’s innovations

July 25th, 2014
While she enjoyed her education in China and across the United States, Dr. Xiao-Ying Yu believes that there is no substitute for working on projects where nobody knows the answer ' yet.

#AskEnergySaver: Home Cooling

July 24th, 2014
#AskEnergySaver: Home Cooling

Energy Department experts answer your home cooling questions -- from how to lower your cooling costs to ways to stay cool without turning on your air conditioner.

EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities

July 23rd, 2014
BOSTON – EPA is awarding $700,000 for a research project being conducted by the University of Massachusetts Amherst on indoor air quality affecting tribal people. The research grant is one of six awarded today for projects to identify and reduce tribal health risks associated with climate change, indoor wood smoke exposure, environmental asthma and other unique tribal concerns

DOI Releases Ecosystems Carbon Report for Eastern United States

July 23rd, 2014
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) released a new report showing that forests, wetlands, and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon a year.

$4 Billion in Loan Guarantees Offered for Renewable, Energy Efficiency Projects

July 23rd, 2014
The Energy Department issued a loan guarantee solicitation, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the United States.