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COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 5, 2015)–You likely won’t be able to walk the conference floor without bumping into an expert from Battelle or one of the national labs it manages at the Environmental Protection Agency’s leading decontamination conference this week.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Apr. 27, 2015)—The award-winning encapsulation technology that revolutionizes laundry by activating bleach in cold water and that can protect infrastructure and pipelines from corrosion can transform personal care, apparel, cleaning and other products.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 22, 2015)—Battelle recently succeeded at the United States Department of Energy (DOE) challenge of making commercially viable transportation fuels from biomass pyrolysis. Scientists and engineers at Battelle demonstrated the durability of a continuous hydrotreatment process that converts bio oil from biomass pyrolysis into transportation and aviation fuels.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 8, 2015)—Mission persistence has long been one of the most vexing problems for naval forces. Battelle, and its subsidiary Bluefin Robotics, are enabling missions for the maritime industry around the world with a suite of tools that includes sophisticated navigational sensors and rugged, long-life power systems on unique Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs).

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 19, 2015)—Battelle scientists and chemists will work on a new, $24 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help protect public health and the environment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 18, 2015)—Zia Abdullah is the newest Battelle Senior Research Leader, one of 11 such engineers and scientists who are honored with the organization’s highest recognition.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 16, 2015)— Battelle today announced Barricade™, a new technology that eliminates the risk of counterfeit integrated circuits in devices for aerospace and defense systems, critical infrastructure, medical devices and other essential systems. Barricade provides fast, non-destructive authentication of electronic components from both trusted and untrusted sources, enabling separation of cloned or counterfeit components from authentic ones at a dramatically lower cost than alternative methods.

QUINCY, Mass. (March 12, 2015)—Bluefin Robotics underwater autonomous vehicles scour the ocean floors around the world looking for items critical to the defense industry, oceanographic researchers, and the oil and gas industry.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 11, 2015) Battelle announced today the appointment of Dr. Steven Ashby as Laboratory Director for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, WA, effective April 1. Battelle operates the lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 11, 2015)— In times of declining budgets, systems that improve productivity while keeping costs minimal are a crucial part of any business strategy.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (March 10, 2015)—Battelle sees a direct corollary between early science education and workforce development in Charlottesville. That’s why its charitable giving spans from support for preschoolers to middle-schoolers and—through scholarships— to students on the cusp their of professional science careers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (March 10, 2015)—Battelle has initiated research under a recently awarded 10-year contract with the National Institute of Environmental Health Science’s National Toxicology Program (NTP).

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 26, 2015)—Being able to monitor levels of carbon dioxide in the ocean and atmosphere over a long period of time is crucial to ocean scientists’ effort to track ocean change and distinguish between natural and human-caused drivers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 19, 2015)—While most of the country was trying to avoid ice, wind and cold, Battelle researchers were seeking it out to test a new in-flight ice protection system for unmanned aerial vehicles, and ultimately other aircraft.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 17, 2015)—The U.S. Army keeps chemical and biological detection equipment at sites throughout the United States and in at least 10 countries around the world. Battelle has a team of experts that ensures the equipment is readily available to those requiring it and ensures the equipment is in tip-top shape.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb.16, 2015)—Battelle’s Applied Genomics team has a new member as Dr. Toni Diegoli joins to be the technical lead for Battelle’s Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Program.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Feb. 16, 2015)—Offering hands-on internships plus $20,000 in scholarship funds, Battelle has launched a new opportunity for highly-motivated college juniors.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 3, 2015) – An innovative adhesive developed by Battelle with Mondelēz International combines high self-adhesion with low tack for a product that is easy to use, easy to apply, consistent and only sticks to itself.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 29, 2015)—It’s no secret that President Barack Obama and his Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, have made Intelligent Transportation Systems research, which includes Connected Vehicles, a priority. Common estimates point to as many as 250 million connected cars will be on the road by 2020, making research in safety a premium.

BERKELEY, CA, Jan. 7, 2015 / ExThera Medical Corporation has joined a team led by Battelle that is developing a Dialysis-Like Therapeutics (DLT) device to treat sepsis. ExThera plans to work with Battelle and NxStage Medical (NXTM), Inc. on a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to develop an innovative, new medical device.

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Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
Office: 1.614.424.7208
Email: delaneyk@battelle.org 


T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
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Email: masseytr@battelle.org