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3D printed statue of Tennessee scientist on display in DC

Mar. 15, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — A lifesize 3D printed statue of a manufacturing scientist from Tennessee is on display at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., to commemorate Women in History month. Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Amy Elliott is one of 120 women featured in the exhibit...

Roane State offering free dental cleanings for children

Mar. 14, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — The Roane State Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic in Tennessee is offering free dental cleanings for children ages 4 to 12. The children will receive cleaning, necessary dental X-rays and a fluoride treatment at no charge, the school said. The free...

101-year-old broke barriers at national security complex

Mar. 13, 2022 00:08 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — She’s Black history and women’s history all by herself, and when you sit down with “Mother Clara” you sort of feel like you’ve known her forever. She serves warm hugs and a smile and can tell you her life story like anyone half her age. ...

Oak Ridge, TVA to partner on decarbonization technologies

Mar. 02, 2022 11:17 AM EST

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Tennessee Valley Authority announced on Tuesday they have signed a new memorandum of understanding to work together on decarbonization technologies. The partnership will help TVA work toward the goal of net-zero...