Posts tagged with "Science"

LLNL-led team expands forensic method to identify people using proteins from bones

May. 21, 2018 -  
When a team of researchers led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) developed a new biological identification method that exploits information encoded in proteins, they thought it could have multiple applications. Nearly two years later, they’ve turned out to be right. In September 2016...

Gordon-Hagerty returns to the Laboratory to outline priorities as NNSA administrator

May. 3, 2018 -  
In her first visit to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) as the DOE under secretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration ( NNSA ) chief, Lisa E. Gordon-Hagerty outlined her priorities, including expanding collaborations across the entire Department of...
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Lab's Data Science Institute brings best minds in AI, machine learning under one umbrella

Apr. 3, 2018 -  
Machine learning. Deep learning. Artificial intelligence. Computer vision. Big data analytics. These aren’t just techie buzzwords — they’re all areas of research that fall under the sweeping term “data science.” So how does a national laboratory, with researchers exploring all of these areas and...

Lawrence Livermore to lead United States-United Kingdom consortium for demonstrating remote monitoring of nuclear reactors

Mar. 27, 2018 -  
LIVERMORE—Harnessing the unusual characteristics of the elusive subatomic particles known as antineutrinos, Lawrence Livermore National Laborator y (LLNL) will lead a new international multi-laboratory and university collaboration for nonproliferation research. The program will support the...
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The ‘Art of Science’ casts a creative spotlight on Lawrence Livermore science and technology

Mar. 22, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) researchers use powerful, state-of-the-art tools to gather scientific detail from every conceivable angle, from larger than life to the atomic scale. Imagery captured from these tools, whether it’s one of the world’s fastest supercomputers to the...

DOE seeks industry partners for HPC research on materials in applied energy technologies

Feb. 28, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy ( DOE ) today announced a funding opportunity totaling $3 million to support projects between U.S. industry and DOE national laboratories related to improving materials in severe or complex environments through the new High Performance Computing for Materials in Applied...
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Scientists find 'frustration' in battery materials

Feb. 22, 2018 -  
Adding carbon atoms to a new type of solid lithium ion battery could make it charge faster and more safely. Solid-state lithium-ion batteries can provide dramatically improved safety, voltage and energy density compared with today’s batteries, which use liquid components. They could be used in...

Protein that prevents further cartilage damage

Feb. 12, 2018 -  
There may be a protein in the body that hinders cartilage degradation in patients with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) scientists performed in vivo experiments on animal models of post traumatic osteoarthritis and found that sclerostin (a...

LLNL’s 2017 Year-in-Review hits your browser

Jan. 11, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore 's month-by-month highlights from 2017 are available online in the 2017 Year in Review edition of Newsline (a 43-page .pdf doc.). As in the past, listings are in four categories: Science and Technology; People; Operations; and Awards and Recognition. The 2017 Year in Review will...
science on saturday

Lab's popular Science on Saturday lecture series returns with a look at marvelous machines

Jan. 10, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ( LLNL ) popular lecture series, "Science on Saturday," returns Feb. 3 and runs through Feb. 24 at the Bankhead Theater, located at 2400 First St. in Livermore. The series will offer four different lectures with the theme “Marvelous Machines.” Each lecture...