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Argonne researchers have collaborated with several industry partners to develop a better hydrogen refueling method that can potentially save time and costs. (Image by Argonne National Laboratory.)
All the right moves

Argonne offers licensing opportunities for a patented refueling method that can significantly lower capital investment costs while increasing capacity at hydrogen refueling stations.

February 28, 2018
Top-three innovator Felipe Gomez del Campo (left) receives his award from Jim Reuter (right), NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate deputy associate administrator, for his innovation in the X-Factor challenge area. (Image courtesy of NASA.)
FGC Plasma Solutions wins top NASA innovation award

Argonne Chain Reaction Innovator Felipe Gomez del Campo has received the 2018 NASA iTech award for X-Factor Innovation.

February 23, 2018
The number of lithium-ion batteries has skyrocketed. But what will happen to them after they die? Argonne’s ReCell model examines how much money and energy could be saved if we recycle these batteries. (Image by Shutterstock/Romaset.)
Closing the loop on battery recycling

Argonne’s closed-loop battery recycling model shows a vivid picture of total costs as well as environmental impacts.

January 25, 2018
Argonne scientists are using extremely powerful x-rays to understand the physics of the 3-D printing process. (Image by Argonne National Laboratory.)
Printing on patrol

What if our military could dramatically reduce the amount of materials and equipment held on the front lines by printing only what they need? Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory are aiming to do this with new advances in 3-D printing.

January 15, 2018
Oleo Sponge picks up oil during tests at Argonne. (Image by Mark Lopez/Argonne National Laboratory.)
Nine ways Argonne advanced science and technology in 2017

As 2018 approaches, Argonne looks back at nine cool stories that came out of research projects and collaborations at the laboratory.

December 21, 2017
Closing the Loop on Battery Recycling

Argonne battery technology clearing path to clean transportation

December 20, 2017
To batteries and beyond

Researchers leverage Argonne's MERF to widen range of materials for scale up

December 20, 2017
Playing Close to the Edge

VERIFI (Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative) reveals new tools with potential to dramatically reduce engine design time

December 20, 2017
Welcome to Intersections

Welcome to Intersections, the new bi-monthly newsletter of Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Tr

December 20, 2017
Meltem Urgun Demirtas, an environmental engineer in Argonne’s Energy Systems Division, is the principal investigator in a break-through biogas technology that could change the waste-to-fuel industry. (Image by Argonne National Laboratory.)
Renewable opportunities abundant in Illinois

Huge amounts of organic waste are generated each year in the United States, according to a

November 10, 2017