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December

Wednesday, December 30 BNL Scentists Report on a Natural Cleanup Solution for Polluted Soil and Incinerator Ash

Wednesday, December 30 Two Long Island Businesses Honored at BNL's Small Business Conference

Tuesday, December 29 BNL Develops Process for Safe Disposal of Mercury

Monday, December 28 Brookhaven Lab Spent Almost $28 Million on Long Island in 1998

Tuesday, December 21 BNL Spotlights: Viruses, Detectors, Submarines, Strange Matter and Chemical Reactions

Friday, December 18 Alfred Wolf, Pioneer at Junction of Chemistry & Medicine, Dies at 75

Thursday, December 17 BNL Adopts New Standard for Environmental Management

Thursday, December 17 BNL Employee Elected to Environmental Post

Monday, December 14 Elizabeth Flores Named Manager of BNL's Environmental Services Division

Friday, December 4 DOE and Brookhaven Radiation Experts Train Local Emergency Responders

Tuesday, December 2, 4 p.m. DOE Press Release Epilepsy Drug Stops Nicotine's Effects in Animals
Same Drug Already Shows Promise in Animals for Treating Cocaine Addiction


November

Tuesday, November 24 Lecture at BNL on the Events of 1997 -- the Laboratory's Most Tumultuous Year

Monday, November 23 BNL Chemist Yu-Shin Ding Awarded Tenure

Monday, November 16 Art Exhibit at BNL November 23 - 25

Friday, November 13 DOE Release Energy Department LabScientists Sweep Supercomputer Awards

Thursday, November 12, 4 p.m. Brookhaven, Carnegie Scientists Report First 'Morphing' of Plant Enzyme Function

Thursday, November 12 EPA-BNL-Army Corps Joint Release Green Light Given for Major Test of Three Options to Clean Sediment from New York-New Jersey Port

Monday, November 9 Brain Tumor Patients Offered New Hope with Expanded Trial of Promising Therapy

Monday, November 9 BNL And Local Veterans to Unveil Future Home of Camp Upton Museum

Sunday, November 8 BNL Showcases World's Fastest Non-Commercial Supercomputer at SC98 Conference

Thursday, November 5 BNL Releases Historical Environmental Report
Report Covers the Years 1967-1970

Thursday, November 5 BNL Scientist Jeffrey Coderre Awarded Tenure


October

Tuesday, October 27 DOE News Release E.O. Lawrence Awards Hail Advances in Science
BNL Backgrounder BNL's Joanna Fowler Receives Lawrence Award

Wednesday, October 21 BNL Scientist Honored by Her Alma Mater

Monday, October 19 Lecture at BNL on Promising Therapy for Brain Cancer, Nov. 18

Friday, October 16 Fastest Multi-purpose Non-commercial Supercomputer in World Unveiled at BNL

Friday, October 16 Pharmaceutical Giant Dedicates Building to BNL Researcher

Thursday, October 15 Small Business Conference at BNL Nov. 18

Wednesday, October 14 New Management Internship Program Begins at BNL

Tuesday, October 6 BNL to Host Third Annual Pine Barrens Research Forum, October 8-9

Tuesday, October 6 Magnets Completed for Brookhaven Lab's New Collider

Monday, October 5 $1.6M NIH Grant Doubles Brookhaven Efforts to Understand Body & Disease Using X-rays


September

Tuesday, September 29 Study Shows Pill Form of Ritalin Is Safe and Non-addictive for Kids
(announced by Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson at BNL)

Sunday, September 27 Joint Press Release: Senator D'Amato, Rep. Forbes
D'Amato, Forbes Secure $30 Million for Environmental Cleanup at BNL
Additional funding will speed up decontamination of Graphite Reactor

Friday, September 25 Lecture at BNL on "Rendering Asbestos Harmless," October 21

Thursday, September 22 BNL Scientist Wins Award from American Chemical Society

Wednesday, September 23 BNL Scientist John Gatley is Awarded Tenure

Monday, September 21 American Brass Quintet to Perform at BNL October 18

Monday, September 14 BNL Artifacts to Be Included Among "Treasures of Long Island"

Friday, September 11 Concert at BNL Features Sonatas of Brahms, Oct. 7

Friday, September 4 Lecture on the Language of Insects at BNL Oct. 1

Thursday, September 3 BNL Employee and Guest Researcher Perish in Swissair Flight 111 Crash

Tuesday, September 1 Environmental Fair at BNL September 19


August

Thursday, August 27 BNL Spotlights: Story Ideas for Science Writers

Ultra Microscope

Smog in Phoenix

Artificial Photosynthesis

Imaging Cells

Wednesday, August 26 Minority Students Learn Science at BNL

Monday, August 24 BNL Hosts Teachers in Statewide Teaching Reform Effort

Wednesday, August 19 High School Students Learn Science from Distinguished Guest Researchers at BNL

Wednesday, August 19 Educators Visit BNL To Assess High-Tech Career Options

Thursday, August 13 DOE Press Release Energy Department Finds No Significant Environmental Impact from Proposed Brookhaven Space Research Facility

Tuesday, August 11 Robert McNair Named Manager of BNL's Independent Oversight Office

Monday, August 10 John Meersman Named Manager of BNL's Environmental Restoration Division

Wednesday, August 5 Epilepsy Drug Found to Stop Cocaine's Effects in Animals

- STOPS BRAIN CHEMICAL LINKED TO "HIGH" -
- CLINICAL TRIALS PLANNED -
Web site on cocaine research


July

Friday, July 24 Stony Brook Woman Wins Scholarshop from BNL

Tuesday, July 14 LI Educator of the Month Cultivated at BNL

Tuesday, July 14 BNL Honored for Donating Toys & Food to the Needy


June

Tuesday, June 30 DOE Press Release DOE Names New Manager at Brookhaven

Monday, June 29 U.S. House Science Committee Press Release Sensenbrenner OKs Brookhaven Transfer

Thursday, June 25 SUNY Stony Brook - BNL Joint Press Release
Making a Rock and a Hard Place: Were Mesopotamians More Advanced Than We Think?

Wednesday, June 24 BNL Opens Center for International Security Studies

Wednesday, June 24 BNL Honored for Helping Students Prepare for Technical Careers

Wednesday, June 24 Brookhaven Lab Awards the Gertrude S. Goldhaber Prize

Tuesday, June 23 BNL Picks Two Companies to Develop Liquefied Natural Gas Fuel Pumps

Friday, June 19 Local Students Participate in BNL Maglev Contest

Thursday, June 18 White House Press Release President Clinton Names Ambassador Bill Richardson as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy

Thursday, June 18 DOE Press Release Senior Environmental Manager Joins DOE Brookhaven Group

Monday, June 15 Promising Brain Tumor Therapy Gets $1.4 Million Boost at BNL

Thursday, June 11 Free Summer Tours of BNL Start July 12

Thursday, June 11 Computers and Science Combine for Long Island's Future as Technology Pros Meet at BNL

Wednesday, June 10 BNL Tests Show Low Levels of Plutonium in Sediment
Source is Graphite Research Reactor, Shut Down in 1968

Wednesday, June 3 BNL and Suffolk County Launch High-Tech Brown Tide Monitoring Buoy
Approach could be used to study nuisance algae elsewhere

Monday, June 1 BNL Announces Elementary School Science Fair Winners

Monday, June 1 BNL Unveils New Web Page with Community Friendly Features


May

Thursday, May 28 DOE Press Release Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Review BNL's High Flux Beam Reactor

Thursday, May 28 Smithtown Students Learn About Biology at BNL

Wednesday, May 27 BNL Chemist Named a Fellow of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Wednesday, May 27 BNL Begins Producing Nuclear Medicine Agents to Meet Urgent National Need

Tuesday, May 26 DOE Press Release DOE Extends Environmental Review of High Flux Beam Reactor

Tuesday, May 26 DOE Press Release DOE Seeks Public Commemnt
BNL Releases Results of Peconic River Area Investigation

Monday, May 18 BNL Opens New $2M Cutting-Edge Chemistry Facility to Catch Reactions in Action

Thursday, May 7 Event Notice: BNL Elementary School Science Fair May 16

Wednesday, May 6 Pianist Lucerne DeSa to Perform at BNL June 3


April

Thursday, April 30 Maglev Contest to be Held at BNL May 13

Wednesday, April 29 BNL Releases 1996 Environmental Summary

Wednesday, April 22 DOE Press Release: Wide Range of Technologies Could Reduce Greenhouse-Gas Emissions, Study Finds
National Laboratories Highlight Pathways to Cleaner Environment

Wednesday, April 22 BNL Earth Day News: Lab Cuts Hazardous Waste by 54%, Reduces Other Wastes

Tuesday, April 21 DOE Press Release Brookhaven Community Advisory Council to be Established

Friday, April 17 BNL Honored for Environmental Research

Thursday, April 16 BNL Spotlights Story Ideas for Science Writers

An Experimental Method for Treating Brain Tumors in Children

A New Method for Removing
Lead from Soil

A New Technique for Chemically
Probing Bones

Designing Sulfur-Resistant Catalysts

Tuesday, April 14 DOE Press Release New DOE-Wide Safety Initiative Features "Zero Tolerance" for Serious Injury

Wednesday, April 8 Pianist Justin Kolb to Perform at BNL May 7

Monday, April 6 DOE Statement U.S. Secretary of Energy Federico Peña Announces He Will Leave DOE
Congressman Michael Forbes Lauds Peña's Focus on Environmental Cleanup and Accountability at BNL

Monday, April 6 BNL Enters New Recycling Agreement with Brookhaven Town

Friday, April 3 BNL Picks Four Companies to Develop Natural Gas Fuel Technologies for Trucks and SUV's

Thursday, April 2 Statement by Dr. John Marburger, BNL Director, on HFBR Funding Announcement by Cong. Forbes & Sen. D'Amato
Forbes/D'Amato Press release

Thursday, April 2 ACS National Meeting News Bacteria and Catalysts: A One-Two Punch for Purifying Crude Oil?

Wednesday, April 1 ACS National Meeting News Symposium Salutes 75th Birthday of Alfred Wolf, Pioneer at Junction of Chemistry and Medicine


March

Tuesday, March 31 Southampton High School Student Wins Navy/Marine Corps Award for Research Done at BNL

Tuesday, March 31 ACS National Meeting News Brookhaven Lab Chemist Honored by American Chemical Society

Monday, March 30 Brookhaven Town Honors Brookhaven Lab Scientist

Sunday, March 29 ACS National Meeting News Are You a Righty or a Lefty? BNL Chemists Find that Handedness Counts for Drugs Like Ritalin and Cocaine

Sunday, March 29 ACS National Meeting News BNL Nuclear Medicine News: Finding and Treating Cancer with Radioactive Elements

Thursday, March 26 BNL Plans First Cleanup Project Off Site
Project to Address Chemical Contamination South of Lab

Wednesday, March 25 BNL Technique Licensed to Seal Radioactive Waste
Process Will Help in Cleanup of Contaminated Sites Across U.S.

Tuesday, March 24 After $2.2 Million Renovation, BNL Re-opens Labs Used in Brain Studies

Monday, March 23 DOE EPA Press Release Unique EPA/DOE Agreement Sets Stage for Environmental Management Reforms at BNL

Friday, March 20 BNL Receives Awards from DOE for Research with Industry
DOE Press Release

Wednesday, March 18 SUNY Stony Brook "Graduate Trio" to Perform at BNL April 16

Tuesday, March 17 Local Students Build Best Bridges in BNL Contest

Monday, March 16 Gospel Extravaganza at BNL April 4

Tuesday, March 10 BNL Researcher is Elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Monday, March 9 DOE Press Release Energy Department Response to Environmental Violations
Actions Taken Since May, 1997

Monday, March 9 EPA Press Release EPA Finds Violations of Environmental Regulations at BNL as Multi-Media Investigation Continues

Thursday, March 5 BNL Reports Increased Tritium in One On-Site Monitoring Well
Well Located Toward the Center of the Property

Monday, March 2 BNL Marks First Day Under New Contractor
Brookhaven Science Associates and Director John Marburger Take Helm
New BNL Organizational Chart

Monday, March 2 New Study Connects Brain Chemistry to Old Age's Most Common Symptoms
Decreases in motor skills and mental agility could be preventable

February

Tuesday, February 24 BNL Honors Five Employees for Outstanding Service

Tuesday, February 24 BNL Honors Four Scientists for Research

Thursday, February 19 Pianist Tatjana Rankovich to Perform at BNL March 19

Tuesday, February 17 Media Advisory: Model Bridge Contest

Tuesday, February 17 Sunscreens That Stop Sunburn Don't Always Prevent Skin Cancer

Tuesday, February 10 BNL Offers Chasman Scholarship for Women Science Students

Monday, February 9 Why Do Addicts Crave Cocaine? New Brain Scan Study May Show Reason

Thursday, February 5 Students Learn Environmental Science In BNL's Mini-Semester Program

January

Thursday, January 29 DOE Press Release NY State Cancer Registry to Look at Cancer Rates Among 21,000 Past and Current BNL Workers

Friday, January 16 Brookhaven Scientist Honored for Research in Microbiology

Tuesday, January 13 Brookhaven Scientist Honored for Insights Into the Brain

Monday, January 12 Long Island Weather of '97: A Dry Year With One of the Best Summers on Record

Thursday, January 8 BNL Completes Pump Out of HFBR Spent Fuel Pool / Tritium Leak Stopped; Other Remediation Actions Contemplated

Tuesday, January 6 Brookhaven Wins Award for Energy Savings

Monday, January 5 DOE Press Release Brookhaven Contract Signing Begins Transition to New SUNY/Battelle Management Team

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