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Experiments illuminate supersonic radiation flow

Sept. 9, 2015 -  
A multi-institutional team of scientists fired the 26th and final shot of the Pleiades experimental campaign at the National Ignition Facility last month. The campaign has created a new scientific foundation for the study of supersonic radiation flow in astrophysical phenomena and in inertial...
For article Lab expertise tapped to understand how the brain retrieves memories

Lab expertise tapped to understand how the brain retrieves memories

July 16, 2014 -  
Livermore scientists are developing electrode array technology for monitoring brain activity as part of a collaborative research project with UC San Francisco to better understand how the neural circuitry of the brain works during memory retrieval. The long term goal of the research is a deeper...
For article Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

June 11, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently received $5.6 million from the Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an implantable neural interface with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain for treating...
For article Carbon dating impacts non-proliferation, drug research and climate change

Carbon dating impacts non-proliferation, drug research and climate change

July 23, 2013 -  
Research conducted at the Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS) spans the universe, the depths of time and everything in between. Although not all elements and isotopes are able to be utilized by AMS, CAMS' researchers make the most of what nuclear physics has given them. Here is a...
For article Lawrence Livermore celebrates 25 years of carbon dating

Lawrence Livermore celebrates 25 years of carbon dating

July 23, 2013 -  
From developing the first accelerator mass spectrometer for use in the biology field to tracking radionuclides from the Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster, the Laboratory's Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS) has spent 25 years in the spotlight of not only dating ancient artifacts...

NIF transitions to international science facility; Jeff Atherton named NIF director

May 2, 2013 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - L. Jeffrey (Jeff) Atherton has been named director of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , Director Parney Albright announced Monday. Effective May 1, Atherton will take on the role of director as NIF , the world's largest and most...
For article CAMS used to determine biological effects of silica nanoparticles

CAMS used to determine biological effects of silica nanoparticles

Jan. 4, 2013 -  
In a study published in a recent edition of Nano Letters , the Laboratory's Mike Malfatti, Heather Palko, Ed Kuhn and Ken Turteltaub report on accelerator mass spectrometry measurements used to investigate the relationship between administered dose, pharmacokinetics (PK), and long-term...
For article Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory opens High Performance Computing Innovation Center for collaboration with industry

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory opens High Performance Computing Innovation Center for collaboration with industry

June 30, 2011 -  
In an initiative that aims to boost the nation's economic competitiveness, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory today announced the opening of the High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC). The innovation center will facilitate national lab/industry collaboration, applying high...
For article CAMS research puts teeth into forensic science

CAMS research puts teeth into forensic science

May 21, 2010 -  
In a large natural disaster, such as the Haitian earthquake earlier this year, or in an unsolved homicide case, knowing the birth date of an individual can guide forensic investigators to the correct identity among a large number of possible victims. Livermore researcher Bruce Buchholz and...