Posts tagged with "Education"

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‘Science On Saturday’ to cover how scientists use 3D printing in cancer research

Feb. 13, 2019 -  
WHO: LLNL scientists Monica Moya, Javier Alvarado, Karen Dubbin, William Hynes and Claire Robertson, with teacher Melody McGill of Roosevelt Junior High School, will present “Seed, Soil and Spread: 3D Bioprinted Model for Metastatic Brain Tumors,” the third lecture in the 2019 Science on Saturday...
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‘Science on Saturday’ lecture to explore how scientists decipher complex brain signals

Feb. 7, 2019 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) scientist Alan Kaplan and teacher Katherine Huang of Dougherty Valley High School will present “In the Mood: Deciphering Complex Brain Signals,” the second lecture in the 2019 Science on Saturday series that highlights the many facets of the...
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‘Science on Saturday’ lecture series returns with look at micro sensors that talk to the brain

Jan. 29, 2019 -  
WHO: LLNL scientists Anna Belle and Allison Yorita, joined by Erin McKay, a biology teacher from Tracy High School, will present “Giving Your Brain a Voice: Engineering Sensors That Listen to Brain Cells,” the first lecture in the 2019 Science on Saturday series that highlights the many facets of...
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Lawrence Livermore’s 'Science on Saturday' lecture series returns with a look at the brain

Jan. 23, 2019 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ( LLNL ) popular lecture series, " Science on Saturday ," returns Feb. 2 and runs through Feb. 23 at the Bankhead Theater, located at 2400 First St. in Livermore. The series will offer four different lectures with a theme relating to the brain. Each lecture...
For article Central Valley students inspired by STEM Day

Central Valley students inspired by STEM Day

Nov. 8, 2018 -  
Ashley Love, an eighth-grade student at Henry Elementary School in Stockton, wants to be an engineer when she grows up. What better way to learn about engineering than at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)? Love was one of more than 180 students from San Joaquin and Sacramento counties...
For article Science on Saturday features proteins in action

Science on Saturday features proteins in action

Nov. 7, 2018 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore scientists Matthias Frank and Megan Shelby, along with Erin McKay, a biology teacher from Tracy High School, will present “ Biomolecular Action Movies: Flash Imaging With X-ray Lasers ,” the final lecture in the Science on Saturday series themed “Marvelous Machines,” at the...
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Science and Engineering Seminar to focus on 'Theory to Practice: How Science is Done'

Nov. 7, 2018 -  
WHO: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and Las Positas College ( LPC ) partner on a special presentation, “Theory to Practice: How Science is Done,” as part of the Science and Engineering Seminar Series. The series provides LLNL scientists and engineers a forum to share basic and...
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Celebrating diversity and inclusion in tech

Nov. 2, 2018 -  
The annual Grace Hopper Celebration ( GHC ) is the premier international gathering of women in computing. This September, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) sent 43 employees to GHC in Houston, Texas — the largest attendance from any national laboratory. Named after American computer...
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Test your science know-how at Discovery Day

Nov. 1, 2018 -  
You’re standing on the moon and you need to toss a simple rock into a basket, about 18 feet away. Same challenge, different venue — now it’s a park and a pinecone. Move into a classroom and try to chuck an eraser or a wad of paper, not at a classmate, but into the trash bin. How much thrust do you...
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Lawrence Livermore’s ‘Science On Saturday’ lecture series returns to Tracy

Sept. 20, 2018 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's ( LLNL ) popular "Science on Saturday” lecture series returns to Tracy this weekend, reprising two presentations that were featured earlier this year in Livermore that highlight “Marvelous Machines.” The free one-hour presentations...