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Dogs' Keen Noses Amaze Scientists

Reporter: Kathy Lynn Gray
Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Wednesday April 3, 2013

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His tail wagging and his eyes on high alert, the dog poked his nose into the nooks and crannies of a Battelle warehouse yesterday.

When his handler tapped the top of a cabinet, he stretched up for a sniff, then dropped back onto all fours to continue his search. Suddenly, after a long sniff in one area, he plopped into a sitting position and waited.

“Good boy!” Officer Bryan Thompson praised as he fished a rubber toy out of his pocket and tossed it to Duran, one of two bomb-sniffing dogs with Ohio State University’s police department."

Read more on The Columbus Dispatch.


Battelle Offers Integrated Solution for Incident Response

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 17, 2014)—Experts at Battelle know that when there’s an emergency, heroes run to the fire, not away from it. And individual incident response teams of all stripes—fire, police, rescue and more—often are highly trained, efficient and up to the task.

But there can be gaps in the...

PNNL Director Mike Kluse Announces Retirement

RICHLAND, Wash. – Mike Kluse, director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and senior vice president at Battelle, today announced his plans to retire, effective March 31, 2015.  Battelle operates PNNL for DOE’s Office of Science.

Kluse was named interim laboratory director at PNNL in January...

Battelle Supports Growth of KIPP Columbus with New Teacher Fellowship

COLUMBUS, OH – Battelle is helping students by training their teachers.

A new $300,000 grant from Battelle will pay to train new teachers at KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Columbus by pairing them for at least a full year with mentor educators at the school as they prepare to launch...