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Flexible Biological Sensors

Electrochemical ‘Roughening’ Improves LLNL-Developed Flexible Biological Sensors

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) engineers and scientists have developed a new technique that enhances the performance of Lab-developed flexible thin-film biological sensors, increasing...
Traumatic Brain Injury

LLNL Applies High-Performance Computing to Improve Understanding of Traumatic Brain Injury

Since the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began in 2001, more than 350,000 cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in servicemen and women have...
petawatt laser

LLNL-Developed Petawatt Laser System Fully Integrated, Operational at Eli Beamlines

After evaluation by an international peer review group, the L3-HAPLS advanced petawatt laser system has been declared fully integrated and operational at the ELI...
forensic method

LLNL-Led Team Expands Forensic Method to Identify People Using Proteins from...

When a team of researchers led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory(LLNL) developed a new biological identification method that exploits information encoded in proteins, they thought...
carbon capture

LLNL Maps out Deployment of Carbon Capture and Sequestration for Ethanol...

To better understand the near-term commercial potential for capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have mapped...
nanoscale

Lab Unlocks Secrets of Nanoscale 3D Printing

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have discovered novel ways to extend the capabilities of two-photon lithography (TPL), a high-resolution 3D printing technique capable...
Green Detergents

Newly Developed Tunable, Green Detergents Could Be ‘Made-To-Order’ for Industry

That mascara that your colleague is wearing may contain components from a microorganism. Detergents, also known as surfactants, are used extensively in the cosmetics, oil,...
nanolipoprotein

LLNL Nanolipoprotein Technology Licensed

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) biomedical technology that can deliver vaccines and drugs inside the human body has been licensed for use in...
brain on a chip

‘Brain-On-A-Chip’ Tests Effects of Biological and Chemical Agents, Develop Countermeasures

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and engineers have developed a “brain-on-a-chip” device aimed at testing and predicting the effects of biological and chemical...
3D printingvideo

Volumetric 3D Printing Builds on Need for Speed

While additive manufacturing (AM), commonly known as 3D printing, is enabling engineers and scientists to build parts in configurations and designs never before possible,...
arctic sea ice

Arctic Sea Ice Loss Could Dry out California

Arctic sea ice loss of the magnitude expected in the next few decades could impact California’s rainfall and exacerbate future droughts, according to new...
hot spring

First Forms of Life on Earth Unveiled in Hot Spring

Terrestrial geothermal systems are like buried treasure when it comes to finding out the origins of life on Earth. In these underground hot springs, some...
plutoniumvideo

‘Criticality’ Experiments Enhance Nuclear Safety, Security and Effectiveness

Gathered in a control room deep in the Nevada desert, a team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos(link is external) national laboratories...
stainless steel

Lab Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in 3D Printed Marine Grade Stainless Steel

"Marine grade" stainless steel is valued for its performance under corrosive environments and for its high ductility -- the ability to bend without breaking...
superbeamvideo

Plasma Optic Combines Lasers into Superbeam

Since its introduction in the 1977 film "Star Wars," the Death Star has remained one of science fiction's most iconic figures. The image of...
magnet

LLNL Scientists Stick to a New Efficient Magnet

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have developed a new, more efficient permanent magnet that removes the deficiencies of conventional samarium and neodymium magnets. The proposed...
Silver Nanowire

New Ultralight Silver Nanowire Aerogel Is Boon for Energy and Electronics...

A new ultralight silver nanowire aerogel could be a boost to the energy and electronics industries. Metal foams (or porous metals) represent a new class...
computing

A Quicker, Picker Upper? Lab Researchers Eye Papermaking Improvements Through HPC

With the naked eye, a roll of paper towels doesn't seem too complicated. But look closely enough, and you'll see it's made up of...
air pollution

Scientists Estimate Death Rates from Air Pollution Caused by the Impact...

A recent study by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators is the first to use an ensemble of global chemistry climate models...
Soil Microbiome

LLNLResearchers to Study Soil Microbiome

A new Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) initiative to study how the soil microbiome (microorganisms such as fungi and bacteria, microfauna and viruses) controls...