The U.S. Senate voted 86-5 on Thursday to confirm Dr. Rita Baranwal as assistant secretary of energy for nuclear energy.
This year is the 70th anniversary of Idaho National Laboratory being founded and the 10th anniversary of the lab’s biggest collaboration with Idaho’s colleges.
Of all the researchers at Idaho National Laboratory, it’s a fair bet that no one among them is more “in touch with their inner child” than Catherine Riddle, Ph.D., but it’s not just children she is trying to reach with her latest endeavor.
Throughout 70 years of rich history at Idaho’s national laboratory, generations of esteemed scientists and engineers have joined the lab’s team of researchers. In Idaho Falls, three generations of young men grew up with mechanical engineering aspirations, nurtured on the technological spirit…
Idaho National Laboratory has launched a new effort to help government entities prepare for both natural disasters and human-caused incidents such as cyberattacks.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Idaho National Laboratory has awarded $1.7 million of funding to universities to develop instrumentation and tools for a proposed research reactor that would generate high-speed – or “fast” – neutrons for experimentation and testing purposes.
Ask Tiasha Bhattacharjee about her time at Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India, and she won’t talk about her classes, the parties or her friends.
The U.S. government on Wednesday will reclassify some of the nation's most dangerous radioactive waste to lower its threat level, outraging critics who say the move would make it cheaper and easier to walk away from cleaning up nuclear weapons production sites in Washington state, Idaho and …
U.S. Sens. Mike Crapo and Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, are teaming up on a bill meant to get younger people working at national laboratories to help the laboratories replace their aging workforces.
A longtime former Battelle Energy Alliance employee is suing the government contractor and a nuclear reactor design company owned by Bill Gates, saying he was forced out of his job when he complained Gates’ company TerraPower was breaking its agreement with the U.S. government.
Down a brightly lit hallway in an Idaho Falls office building, Eric Whiting opens the door to a room humming with dozens of large, black computer racks.
The small modular reactors planned for the Idaho Falls area won’t be up and running for years, but the company that will make them says they’re already getting international interest.
There aren’t expected to be any involuntary layoffs at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project in June, but some are probably coming later this summer.
If you think archaeology is about retrieving golden trophies from snake-filled caves, Suzann Henrikson, Ph.D., of Idaho National Laboratory’s Cultural Resources Management Office would like you to know it’s much more interesting than that.
Want to meet some archaeologists and excavate chocolate chips from a cookie?
Idaho National Laboratory senior adviser Brent Stacey will give College of Eastern Idaho’s commencement speech, CEI Marketing Director Todd Wightman said.
The director of Idaho National Laboratory was in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to testify in favor of a bill to boost nuclear energy research.
POCATELLO (ISU) — The results of a 20-year “drylands” experiment at Idaho National Laboratory by Idaho State University researchers and partners has yielded surprising results, including that native sagebrush shrubs process soil carbon much differently than non-native crested wheatgrass stands.
Idaho National Lab announced on Thursday its 23rd annual Laboratory Director Awards winners.
The Trump administration’s proposed fiscal year 2020 budget includes an 11 percent cut to the Department of Energy, the federal agency that manages Idaho National Laboratory.
Researchers have examined a method to extract rare-earth elements (REEs) from mining waste that could provide the world with a reliable supply of the valuable materials.
Idaho National Laboratory and Fluor Idaho have streamlined the process for storing spent nuclear fuel by transferring spent fuel — used to power INL’s Advanced Test Reactor — directly from a cooling canal to dry storage.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Since the 1940s, the Idaho National Laboratory has played a central role in the country’s nuclear power industry.