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City Resilience: Sandia Analyzes Effects of Rising Sea Levels in Norfolk

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Sandia National Laboratories has created an Urban Resilience Analysis Process to help cities consider infrastructure improvements to make them more resilient. The framework includes key elements of Sandia’s critical infrastructure modeling and...
29-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smaller. Cheaper. Better.

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A Sandia-led team has developed a way to make a magnetic material that could lead to lighter and smaller, cheaper and better-performing high-frequency transformers, needed for more flexible energy storage systems and widespread adoption of renewable...
25-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lighting Up Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes

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Robert Meagher, a chemical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, has developed a simple technique for simultaneously detecting RNA from West Nile and chikungunya virus in samples from mosquitoes. He is now working to add the ability to screen...
21-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Asian-American Engineer at Sandia Receives National Honor

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Sandia National Laboratories engineer Tian Ma, whose research helps deter nuclear proliferation, is the 2016 Most Promising Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY). He will be honored in a ceremony on March 12 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
9-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Ways of Looking at Glass-to-Metal Seals

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Components housed in stainless steel for protection against extreme environments require paths for electricity to power them and communicate with them. Those paths in turn need a reliable insulation seal, so strong bonds between materials for...
4-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ice Sheet Modeling of Greenland, Antarctica Helps Predict Sea-Level Rise

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Predicting the expected loss of ice sheet mass is difficult due to the complexity of modeling ice sheet behavior. To better understand this loss, a team of Sandia National Laboratories researchers has been improving the reliability and efficiency of...
15-Feb-2016 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Algae Raceway Paves Path From Lab to Real-World Applications

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In a twist of geometry, an oval can make a line. The new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories may be oval in shape, but it paves a direct path between laboratory research and solving the demand for clean energy.
3-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nondestructive Testing: Sandia Looks Inside Composites

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Sandia National Laboratories is developing nondestructive ways to detect damage below the surface in lightweight composite materials.
1-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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