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Paving the Way: Sandia Researchers Earn Top Hispanic Science and Engineering Honors


The technical achievements of two Sandia National Laboratories innovators will be recognized with 2016 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC) Awards from Great Minds in STEM, an organization supporting careers in science,...
29-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cleaning Concrete Contaminated with Chemicals


Craig Tenney, a chemical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, is looking for better ways to clean contaminated concrete to reduce the impact of a U.S. transportation hub being contaminated with a chemical agent.
19-Sep-2016 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Turning Ubiquitous Lignin Into High-Value Chemicals


Abundant, chock full of energy and bound so tightly that the only way to release its energy is through combustion — lignin has frustrated scientists for years. With the help of an unusual soil bacteria, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories...
16-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Health Physics Society Names Sandia Labs Radiation Expert a Fellow


Charles Potter of Sandia National Laboratories, a certified health physicist since 1997, was honored recently at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society in Spokane, Washington. In November 2002, Potter became the only person to write...
15-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Water-Energy Dependence Around Pacific Rim Mapped in New Sandia Study


A wide-ranging analysis of water vulnerability across the Pacific — including the U.S., China, Russia and Japan — has identified hundreds of locations where energy production depends upon scarce water supplies. The Sandia National Laboratories...
15-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Goldilocks' Fuel Cell Membrane Outperforms Market


A simpler, more efficient way to power an electric car will result from a multitemperature membrane created at Sandia National Laboratories.
7-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Blowing Bubbles to Catch Carbon Dioxide


Sandia and UNM researchers developed a bio-inspired bubble-like membrane to capture CO2 from coal-fired power plants efficiently. The CO2 Memzyme could capture CO2 equivalent to planting 63 million trees and letting them grow for 10 years from just...
1-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Cooling Method for Supercomputers to Save Millions of Gallons of Water


A prototype cooling system for supercomputer data centers is expected to save hundreds of millions of gallons of water if widely adopted.
31-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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