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July?August S&TR

July/August
2003

The Laboratory in the News

Calling All Nuclear Scientists
Commentary by Tomas Diaz de la Rubia

An Inside Attack on Cancer
Customizing the diagnosis and treatment of cancer—for individual cancers and individual patients—is the goal of a Livermore research initiative.

Cells Respond Uniquely to Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation
Mammalian cells and tissues exposed to low-level radiation respond by switching on hundreds of genes specialized in repairing damaged chromosomes, membranes, and proteins and in countering cellular stress.

A New Generation of Munitions
Warhead designers are developing low collateral damage munitions that only deliver their destructive force to the intended target.

Whatever the Waste, New Facility Takes It On
A new decontamination and waste treatment facility makes it easier for Livermore to manage a variety of wastes effectively, practically, and responsibly.

Patents and Awards


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