AMES, Iowa—Matthew Vannette, a graduate student in the Condensed Matter Physics program at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, has been selected by the DOE Office of Science as one of 16 outstanding research participants to attend the 58th International Convention of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 29—July 4. The 2008 meeting will focus on physics.
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AMES, Iowa —Ask Iver Anderson at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory about consumer interest in and desire for "ultragreen" electric-drive vehicles, and he'll reply without a moment's hesitation that the trend is unstoppable and growing fast.
|Drew Fullerton, ESHA technician, continues to collect toiletry items to send to soldiers serving abroad. Ames Lab employees have donated several boxes worth of soap, shampoo, toothpaste and other items.|
|A commemoration event honoring Ames Laboratory former workers is scheduled for Friday, July 29 at Reiman Gardens on the ISU campus.|
|It's summer at Ames Laboratory and that means an influx of students who are participating in the Lab's summer education programs. This year a total of 37 students are taking part in the four distinct education programs.|
|Vickie Hahn, Ames Lab Occupational Medicine nurse, completed a two-day, 150-mile bike ride to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Hahn was one of 3,500 riders who rode from Duluth to Minneapolis, raising a total of $2.7 million.|
AMES, Iowa— The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Midwest Forensics Resource Center received the Outstanding Partnership award from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer Mid-Continent Region. The FLC Outstanding Partnership award recognizes the MFRC's efforts to promote technology transfer between federal government facilities and the private or public sectors.
AMES, Iowa—The competition is expected to be fierce on Friday, April 18, when middle school students from across the state of Iowa gather to race hydrogen fuel-cell cars they've built for the highly popular Middle School Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University.
AMES, Iowa— Evans Middle School of Ottumwa edged out LeMars 34-26 to win the 2008 Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Middle School Science Bowl here on Saturday, April 19. Council Bluffs St. Albert was third and Home Schools of Eastern Iowa was fourth in the 16-team science and math quiz bowl competition.
AMES, Iowa—Seventeen middle school team representatives from 11 schools around Iowa converged on the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory on Feb. 22 to learn about hydrogen fuel-cell technology and to build hydrogen fuel-cell model cars.