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More Small, Clean-Energy Businesses Will Tap Into Sandia Technical Expertise


The Department of Energy has chosen five more small, clean-energy businesses to work with Sandia National Laboratories to speed the commercialization of next-generation technologies and gain a global competitive advantage for the U.S.
25-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research From Sandia Shows Brain Stimulation During Training Boosts Performance


New research from Sandia published in Neuropsychologia shows that working memory training combined with a kind of noninvasive brain stimulation can lead to cognitive improvement under certain conditions. Improving working memory or cognitive...
24-Apr-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sandia Honored for Fighting Ebola, Analyzing Emerging Biotechnologies

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories just received recognition from the Secretary of Energy for their work to mitigate the effects of the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Reducing the amount of time Liberians who suspected they had Ebola spent waiting in...
20-Apr-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Better Living Through Pressure: Nanofabrication of Touch Screens Made Easy

A method of fabricating a touch screen's underlying nanowires takes nanoseconds using pressue instead
18-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drop of Mock B61-12 Is First of New Flight Tests

The drop of a mock nuclear weapon on Tonopah Test Range in Nevada marked the start of a new series of test flights for the nation's B61-12 weapon refurbishment program.
14-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Predicting the Limits of Friction: Sandia Looks at Properties of Material

Sandia National Laboratories materials scientists have developed a model to predict the limits of friction behavior of metals based on materials properties — how hard you can push on materials or how much current you can put through them before...
4-Apr-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Brain-Inspired Cybersecurity System Detects ‘Bad Apples’ 100 Times Faster


The Neuromorphic Cyber Microscope can look for the complex patterns that indicate specific “bad apples,” all while using less electricity than a standard 60-watt light bulb, due to its brain-inspired design.
21-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Power Partners: Sandia Draws Industry Into Quest for Cheaper, Cleaner Electricity


Sandia National Laboratories is working with three industry partners to commercialize a distributed power system that can produce cheaper, cleaner, more efficient electricity.
20-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public


Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

X-Ray Vision: Bomb Techs Strengthen Their Hand with Sandia’s XTK Software


An image-processing and analysis software developed at Sandia National Laboratories has swept the ranks of the country’s bomb squads. Called XTK, it has spread through the military and emergency response communities so rapidly that it’s now in...
6-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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