Posts tagged with "Weapons"

For article LLNL researchers find way to mitigate traumatic brain injury in study for Joint IED Defeat Organization

LLNL researchers find way to mitigate traumatic brain injury in study for Joint IED Defeat Organization

April 18, 2011 -  
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have found that soldiers using military helmets one size larger and with thicker pads could reduce the severity of traumatic brain injury (TBI) from blunt and ballistic impacts. Their results came after a one-year study funded by the U.S...
For article Livermore researchers develop battery-less chemical detector

Livermore researchers develop battery-less chemical detector

April 6, 2011 -  
Unlike many conventional chemical detectors that require an external power source, Lawrence Livermore researchers have developed a nanosensor that relies on semiconductor nanowires, rather than traditional batteries. The device overcomes the power requirement of traditional sensors and is simple,...
For article LLNL microbial biologist inducted into Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame

LLNL microbial biologist inducted into Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame

March 17, 2011 -  
One of the developers of a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory device that could assist in detecting bioterrorism attacks, diagnosing diseases and checking product safety will be honored Saturday. For her achievements, LLNL molecular biologist Crystal Jaing will be inducted into the Alameda...
For article Fingerprinting materials to help secure the nation

Fingerprinting materials to help secure the nation

Nov. 8, 2010 -  
Laboratory researchers may have found a way to improve Raman spectroscopy as a tool for identifying substances in extremely low concentrations. Potential applications for Raman spectroscopy include medical diagnosis, drug/chemical development, forensics and highly portable detection systems for...
For article NTI works to reduce danger of nuclear, bio and chemical weapons

NTI works to reduce danger of nuclear, bio and chemical weapons

Oct. 22, 2010 -  
The Washington, D.C.-based Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) combines the voices of its experts with projects to reduce the dangers from nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and material. That's the view of Lab employee Page Stoutland, who for the past seven months has been serving on a high-...
For article Innovation only path to growth and prosperity

Innovation only path to growth and prosperity

Oct. 8, 2010 -  
Innovation leads to a world of abundance, not scarcity. That view was presented to Laboratory employees by Curtis Carlson, the president and CEO of Menlo Park-based SRI International, during his Director's Distinguished Lecturer Series talk last week. "There are no limits to ideas and creativity,"...