Story Tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, August 2008

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 16:21 in Mathematics & Economics

1) By examining natural variation among cottonwood trees in nature, scientists hope to develop a strategy to maximize production of ethanol from cellulosic biomass; 2) Utilities have a new tool that provides them with a clearer picture of the wide-area electricity transmission system and enables decision-makers to respond swiftly to major power disruptions.

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