Posts tagged with "Global Security"

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

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...
For article Former Lawrence Fellow David Lobell receives MacArthur fellowship

Former Lawrence Fellow David Lobell receives MacArthur fellowship

Sept. 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...
For article Association between virus, bladder cancers detected using Lawrence Livermore technology

Association between virus, bladder cancers detected using Lawrence Livermore technology

Sept. 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...
For article Lab researcher Harry Martz makes flying safer for Americans

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...
For article Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

Americans continue to use more renewable energy sources

July 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...
For article International conference on anthrax scheduled in September for researchers

International conference on anthrax scheduled in September for researchers

April 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...
For article Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

Nine scientists named Distinguished Members of Technical Staff

April 4, 2013 -  
Nine Laboratory scientists have joined the ranks of 14 other researchers by being named members of the Lab's Distinguished Members of Technical Staff (DMTS) for their extraordinary scientific and technical contributions to the Laboratory and its missions as acknowledged by their professional peers...
For article LLNL technology wins award

LLNL technology wins award

Dec. 14, 2012 -  
A new technology developed by LLNL researchers for detecting nuclear materials has won a first place award in Government Security News magazine's fourth annual Homeland Security Awards competition. The Livermore technology -- the first plastic material capable of efficiently distinguishing neutrons...
For article Iraq strengthens commitment to safeguards agreement

Iraq strengthens commitment to safeguards agreement

Dec. 10, 2012 -  
Iraqi Ambassador to Austria Surood Rashid Najib has submitted an official letter from the Iraqi Foreign Minister to Yukiyo Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), announcing the ratification and entry into force of the Additional Protocol to its Comprehensive...
For article Lab's Mark Rowland named IEEE senior member

Lab's Mark Rowland named IEEE senior member

Nov. 20, 2012 -  
Mark Rowland, a physicist in Global Security's "N" Program, has been named a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Fewer than 8 percent of IEEE members attain this level. Rowland, who joined the Laboratory in 1984, has worked in the field of radiation...