Posts tagged with "Science"

Amanda Randles

Randles receives National Institutes of Health award to pursue cancer research

Oct. 10, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computational scientist Amanda Randles has received a Director's Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH Common Fund award provides funding to encourage exceptional young scientists to pursue "high risk, high reward"...

Media advisory: San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons Conference to highlight science and math careers

Oct. 3, 2014 -  
WHO:Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 22nd annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. Support is also provided by Chevron. See the website . WHAT:The...

Susana Reyes assumes chair of American Nuclear Society Fusion Energy Division

Oct. 1, 2014 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) nuclear engineer Susana Reyes has assumed the 2014-15 chairmanship of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Fusion Energy Division, following her election as vice chair in 2012. Reyes has more than 12 years of experience in international fusion projects...

NIH taps Lab to develop sophisticated electrode array system to monitor brain activity

Sep. 30, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) a grant today to develop an electrode array system that will enable researchers to better understand how the brain works through unprecedented resolution and scale. LLNL's grant-funded...

Data from Napa earthquake advances the state-of-the-art in seismic science

Sep. 29, 2014 -  
Data received from seismic monitoring stations coupled with information rapidly shared via smartphones and the Internet by those who experienced the south Napa temblor is serving to advance scientists' understanding of earthquakes as well as improving rapid response, according to Artie Rodgers of...

From RAGS to riches

Sep. 25, 2014 -  
The Radiochemical Analysis of Gaseous Samples (RAGS) is a true trash to treasure story, turning debris from the National Ignition Facility's (NIF) target chamber into valuable data that helps to shape future experiments. The RAGS diagnostic, developed for NIF by Sandia National Laboratories and...

Lab entrepreneurial event links startups with investors

Sep. 24, 2014 -  
Six startups born out of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory technologies made presentations at a recent entrepreneurial event to attract investors. The companies -- which have licensed technologies in biotech, renewable energy, sensors, infrared imaging and health care -- showcased their...

Lawrence Livermore renews pact with Georgetown University to expand research and education in science and policy

Sep. 22, 2014 -  
Director Bill Goldstein and Georgetown President John DeGioia on Friday renewed their institutional commitment by signing a memorandum of understanding for an additional five years to expand the collaborative work in the areas of cyber security, biosecurity, nonproliferation and global climate,...

Lab Day highlight labs' contribution to U.S. competitiveness and innovation

Sep. 17, 2014 -  
Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday,Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz joined Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim Risch for National Lab Day on the Hill. The event highlighted several notable research projects from across the national laboratory system. Durbin and Risch also formally launched the Senate National...