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September 2006

 

The Laboratory in the News

Simulations Help Plan for Large Earthquakes
Commentary by Jane C. S. Long

Re-creating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
Supercomputer simulations of Bay Area earthquakes are providing insight into the great 1906 quake and future temblors along several faults.

Decoding the Origin of a Bioagent
The microstructure of a bacterial organism can be linked to methods used to formulate the pathogen.

A New Look at How Aging Bone Fractures
Livermore scientists find that the increased risk of fracture from osteoporosis may be due to a change in the physical structure of trabecular bone.

Fusion Targets on the Double
Advances in precision manufacturing allow the production of double-shell fusion targets with submicrometer tolerances.

Patents and Awards


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