Jefferson Lab's Rick Nelson Chuck Coleman: Unique methods for a unique facility

The space where you are likely to find Dr. Chuck Coleman of the Savannah River National Laboratory looks vaguely mysterious.  Here, in SRNL’s Shielded Cells facility, skilled operators stand on one side of heavy glass shielding, using long-armed manipulators to work with highly radioactive samples on the other side.

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Argonne, UChicago scientists chase deadly MRSA bacteria with new models

Ten years ago, Chicago hospitals were at ground zero when the deadly MRSA bacterium, till then confined to hospitals, learned some new tricks and spilled out into the community. This year, researchers from DOE's Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago are teaming up to develop a unique new computer model to understand how the bacteria spread across Chicago—and how it might be prevented from spreading further.

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DOE Pulse
  • Number 295  |
  • September 14, 2009