Posts tagged with "Global Security"

LLNL scientists find precipitation, global warming link

Nov. 11, 2013 -  
The rain in Spain may lie mainly on the plain, but the location and intensity of that rain is changing not only in Spain but around the globe. A new study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that observed changes in global (ocean and land) precipitation are directly affected...

X-ray imaging of biomolecules technology awarded $25 million

Nov. 8, 2013 -  
This is the first Science and Technology Center grant UB has received. With the grant, UB and its partner institutions will establish the Biology with X-ray Free Electron Lasers (BioXFEL) research center, headquartered in Buffalo. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a partner...

LLNL wins four tech transfer regional awards

Nov. 1, 2013 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has again received recognition this year for its work to move breakthrough technologies into the commercial marketplace. Livermore researchers and tech transfer professionals garnered four awards in the Federal Laboratory Consortium's (FLC) Far West...

Bio celebrates 50th Anniversary

Oct. 30, 2013 -  
Over the last 50 years, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Biosciences and Biotechnology Division (BBTD) have changed the world by being instrumental researchers on the Human Genome Project, developing high-tech devices to sort cells and analyze DNA and providing the...

LLNL scientists pioneer the use of established technology for analyzing uranium ore concentrate samples

Oct. 2, 2013 -  
A team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers has pioneered the use of a long-standing technology for a new application -- analyzing the chemical composition of uranium samples. In a paper published as the cover story in the September edition of Applied Spectroscopy , the...

Former Lawrence Fellow David Lobell receives MacArthur fellowship

Sep. 30, 2013 -  
Former Lawrence Fellow David Lobell , who has done groundbreaking work on the agricultural impacts of climate change, has received a MacArthur fellowship. He is among 24 individuals honored this year by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation , which recognizes exceptionally creative...

Association between virus, bladder cancers detected using Lawrence Livermore technology

Sep. 10, 2013 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)-developed biological detection technology has been employed as part of an international collaboration that has detected a virus in bladder cancers. The research, performed in conjunction with scientists from the University of Split in Croatia, LLNL...

Lab researcher Harry Martz makes flying safer for Americans

Aug. 28, 2013 -  
Each time you step on a commercial flight, you can feel safer because of a researcher you've probably never heard of. His name is Harry Martz. He's a veteran scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) who wakes up every day thinking how his research can advance X-ray imaging...

Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

Jul. 18, 2013 -  
Americans used more natural gas, solar panels and wind turbines and less coal to generate electricity in 2012, according to the most recent U.S. energy charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory . Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that track the nation's...

International conference on anthrax scheduled in September for researchers

Apr. 10, 2013 -  
Scientists and researchers from all over the world who work on Bacillus anthracis , the causative agent of anthrax, and B. cereus and B. thuringiensis , two closely related bacilli, will be heading to Victoria, British Columbia in September. The bi-annual conference, set for Sept. 1-5, will allow...