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Breast cancer specialist Susan Love to share latest research at...

July 6, 2001 - Nationally recognized breast cancer specialist Dr. Susan Love will speak at the Lab on Tuesday, July 10, at 1 p.m. in the Bldg. 123 auditorium, as part of the Director’s Distinguished Lecturer Series. (Please note the corrected time.) Director Bruce...

With First Comparative Look at Human and Mouse DNA, Joint Genome...

July 5, 2001 - LIVERMORE - Earlier this year, researchers mapping the human genome estimated that human DNA contains about 30,000 genes. Now, based on the first-ever look at comparable sections of human and mouse DNA, a team of Walnut Creek-based Joint Genome Institute (JGI) scientists has confirmed that...

RESEARCHERS DETERMINE GLOBAL WARMING DURING THE 20th CENTURY MAY...

July 2, 2001 - LIVERMORE, Calif.-- Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory who examined effects of gaps in temperature measurements during the 20th century have concluded that global warming during that time period may have been slightly larger than the previously estimated value of roughly 0...

Laser/plasma physicist Mordy Rosen named winner of Edward Teller...

June 29, 2001 - Laser/plasma physicist Mordy Rosen is one of two recipients of the prestigious Edward Teller Medal for 2001. The award was announced this week by the American Nuclear Society. Rosen was named along with Professor Stefano Atzeni of the University of Rome “La...

Lab helps SLAC get to the heart of the matter

June 29, 2001 - The search to resolve a long-standing mystery of particle physics has reached a milestone with publication of the first results from the B Factory experiment at Stanford University’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). Lab scientists played a key role in...

Today is your last chance for completing your copy of the...

June 29, 2001 - Today is the final day to complete the employee survey, “Assessing the Workplace.” The online survey comes to a close at the end of the day. If you have filled out the survey, thank you. If you have not filled out your survey, you can access the...

NEW DISCOVERIES IN THE PROCESS OF BONE, SHELL GROWTH

June 25, 2001 - New research on the process biological organisms use to modify crystal shape and growth, forming such complex structures as bones, eggshells and seashells, is detailed in the most recent issue of the science journal, Nature. Christine Orme of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is the lead...

LIVERMORE LAB HOSTS FAMILY SAFETY AND HEALTH FAIR

June 25, 2001 - Who: Demonstrations for employee family members and local community: fire safety and first aid; health information and health evaluations such as blood pressure and cholesterol checks; ergonomics, animal safety, pool safety and firearms safety; safety-related giveaways; bike checks from the...

Scientists bone up on calcite research

June 22, 2001 - A Lab team’s new research on the process biological organisms use to modify crystal shape and growth, forming such complex structures as bones, eggshells and seashells, is detailed in the most recent issue of the science journal, Nature. Christine...

DDLS spotlights ways to explore the universe using laser...

June 22, 2001 - Barry Barish, professor of physics at the California Institute of Technology, will talk about the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, as part of the Director’s Distinguished Lecturer series. The talk begins at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, in...

Today is your last chance to submit survey booklets

June 22, 2001 - Today is the last day to mail your booklets for the employee survey, “Assessing the Workplace.’’ If you are filling out the survey online, you still have until June 29. Both deadlines were recently extended to give more employees time to complete the...

Cooper wins DOE’s highest honor

June 15, 2001 - Dave Cooper, former AD for Computation, has received DOE’s highest civilian recognition, the Distinguished Associate Award. The award was presented to Cooper in May by Dave Crandall, head of Research and Simulation for NNSA, in Washington, D.C., during a...

Deadlines are extended; take your survey — please!

June 15, 2001 - The deadlines for the employee survey, “Assessing the Workplace,” are being extended. The deadline for mailing booklets is now June 22. The online survey will be available through June 29. The deadlines are being extended to allow more time to complete the...

Lab to assist in secure communication links through DARPA...

June 15, 2001 - Under a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiative, the Laboratory is teaming with academic institutions and industry to develop powerful new capabilities for multi-gigabit per second, secure, free-space communication links and...

DARPA Funds New Program For Secure Free-Space Communications

June 11, 2001 - LIVERMORE, Calif.—Under a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiative, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is teaming with academic institutions and industry, to develop powerful new capabilities for multi-gigabit per second, secure, free-space communication links and...

Collaborative effort moves Lab step closer to shipping surplus...

June 8, 2001 - By Lynda Seaver Newsline staff writer The Lab has moved significantly closer to shipping its surplus plutonium off site, thanks to a collaborative effort between researchers from the Lab's Nuclear Materials Technology Program, several DOE/ NNSA and DOE EM facilities,...

Stepping out for cancer awareness

June 8, 2001 - By Elizabeth Campos Rajs Newsline staff writer More than 100 employees -- including about 25 cancer survivors -- laced up their tennis shoes and lathered on the sunscreen for a good cause Tuesday as participants in the Lab's first cancer awareness walk. The...

Lab Employees Launch Cancer Awareness Campaign With Symbolic Walk

June 4, 2001 - Who: A broad coalition of Lab employee networking groups and programs has taken the concept of National Cancer Survivors Day and expanded it to a monthlong cancer awareness campaign that will feature a number of speakers, including nationally recognized breast cancer specialist Dr. Susan Love...