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Nov 2, 2020
In this month’s ‘NEON Spotlight’ we feature NEON’s latest contributions to the future of ecological discovery, including new findings on the causes of destructive wildfires, how soil stores carbon in different ecosystems and how researchers are working to train the next generation of ecologists.
Oct 20, 2020
Battelle, the world’s largest non-profit research and development organization has licensed an internally developed innovative material technology to global automotive technology leader Faurecia.
Oct 13, 2020
NASA has announced it will fund a three-year collaborative project to investigate how the chemical properties of leaves and tree canopy structures affect remote sensing observations. The research, backed by NASA’s Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science program, will be led by scientists from Battelle, the Rochester Institute of Technology, and the University of New Hampshire using data from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) program.
Oct 12, 2020
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has secured $800,000 in grants to develop with Battelle the NeuroLife interface technology for home use. This breakthrough technology will allow people with spinal cord injuries to regain immediate, impactful hand movements as well as connect to the “internet of things” that they might want to control in their home.
Aug 27, 2020
To assist the Department of Defense as it pivots from a Trusted Foundry approach to a Zero Trust architecture in production of critical microelectronic components, Battelle continues its work developing and validating quantifiable assurance tools and processes; thereby, mitigating the threat of counterfeit and untrustworthy integrated circuits and embedded systems in the military’s supply chain. This program further enables Battelle to partner with government and industry in developing and transitioning the underpinning technologies for quantifiable assurance of microsystems.
Aug 12, 2020
Battelle researchers are working three new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) projects to determine how long the virus that causes COVID-19 lives on a variety of surfaces and what available disinfecting products are effective.
Aug 4, 2020
Today, the Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN) unveiled the four winners of the “STEM Excellence Awards.” These awards recognize outstanding teachers, school leaders, or education advocates who advance quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in Ohio. Nominations for the 2020 awards opened in March.
Jul 30, 2020
At the 2020 ESA Virtual Meeting, NEON scientists will be joining and hosting virtual sessions to present their latest ecological developments and provide insights on new avenues of research that empower scientists to more capably address complex questions and pressing issues in ecology.
Jul 15, 2020
The Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™ (CCDS) passed both filtration efficiency and fit-related evaluations through 20 cycles for two different 3M respirators tested (models 1860 and 8210), with results published in 3M’s latest technical bulletin.
Battelle President and CEO Lou Von Thaer announced today that Battelle is donating $1 million to the Washington State STEM Education Foundation to advance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the Tri-Cities.
Jul 1, 2020
Battelle has directed philanthropic giving to the Columbus Urban League, Equal Justice Initiative and United Negro College Fund in the form of $100,000 gifts to each.
Jun 25, 2020
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Battelle the Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services contract. On this 10-year, $260 million contract, Battelle and its partners will provide infrastructure and logistics support to academic researchers conducting NSF-funded studies in Alaska, Greenland, Canada and other Arctic areas.
Jun 22, 2020
In the first phase of a project to develop and disseminate science-based information about how materials can be handled to mitigate exposure to staff and visitors, scientists have found that the virus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is not detectable on five common library materials after three days.
Jun 17, 2020
A Battelle team of researchers will test wastewater in Toledo for the presence of the virus that causes COVID-19 as well as other viral pathogens that will help pinpoint specific neighborhoods that are hotspots for viral outbreaks.
May 22, 2020
Ten new Ohio schools received STEM/STEAM School Designation. The Ohio STEM Committee approved applications for schools that implement best practices in STEM and STEAM education. STEM education encompasses a culture of inquiry, entrepreneurialism, problem solving, problem-based learning, and connections to the real-world. STEAM education expands this idea with a focus on the arts.
May 21, 2020
Battelle has honored Satya Chauhan as its Inventor of the Year and Kavitha Dasu as its most recent Emerging Scientist.
May 12, 2020
A team of United States Air Force Acquisition personnel got a close-up look at Battelle’s Critical Care Decontamination System™ (CCDS) in Washington D.C. May 5.
Apr 29, 2020
Destined to become the first aircraft to attempt powered flight on another planet, NASA's Mars Helicopter officially has received a new name: Ingenuity.
Apr 23, 2020
The lack of sensation that accompanies paralysis is an additional burden that has, until now, been a problem that science has not been able to remedy. For the first time, a team of scientists, doctors and researchers led by Battelle and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have demonstrated that a person with a clinically complete spinal cord injury (SCI) can use a brain-computer interface (BCI) to simultaneously reanimate both motor function and sense of touch by using residual touch signaling from his own hand.
Apr 15, 2020
As part of its mission to make positive impacts in the city Battelle has called home for 90 years, Battelle announced that it is donating a total of $1 million to three central Ohio organizations to provide increased emergency support because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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