Publisher: Oak Ridger

Silicon chips and saving people’s eyesight are ORNL researcher’s legacy

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Research involving artificial intelligence (AI) – performed in the late 1990s by Ken Tobin and others at Oak Ridge National Laboratory – is behind technology now being used at a drug store chain’s health care clinics to provide sight-saving telemedical diagnoses to hundreds of thousands of diabetic patients. Tobin became involved in the automated diagnosis of eye diseases when… Read More

ORNL workers mobilize research, community support to fight COVID-19

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In the race to identify solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are joining the fight by applying expertise in computational science, advanced manufacturing, data science and neutron science.