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Watching Neurons Fire From a Front-Row Seat


Sandia National Laboratories is working with Arizona State University on the challenge of recording and measuring signals from the brain.
29-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Sandia Ensures US Nuclear Weapons Deterrent Can Remain Effective, Credible

As part of its mission of ensuring the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile is safe, secure and effective as a deterrent, Sandia National Laboratories must make sure crucial parts can function if they’re hit by radiation, especially a type called...
22-Jul-2014 5:20 PM EDT

IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Society Merit Award Honors Sandia Radiation Effects Expert


Sandia radiation effects researcher Jim Schwank has won the 2014 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Merit Award, which recognizes outstanding technical contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences.
17-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Vehicle Fuel Efficiency, Biofuels, Climate Change to Be Explored by World’s Leading Combustion Scientists

Nearly 1,500 of the world’s foremost fuels and combustion scientists and engineers will gather in San Francisco on Aug. 3-8 for the 35th International Symposium on Combustion, a biennial event sponsored by the Combustion Institute and locally...
14-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

More California Gas Stations Can Provide H2 Than Previously Thought


A study by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories concludes that a number of existing gas stations in California can safely store and dispense hydrogen, suggesting a broader network of hydrogen fueling stations may be within reach.
8-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Diamond Plates Create Nanostructures Through Pressure, Not Chemistry


Mechanical force -- about the same that raises the numerals on credit cards -- proves to be a much more varied and ecological creator of nanostructures than the current method of choice, chemistry, with its unvarying results and harmful chemical...
27-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

IED Detector Developed by Sandia Labs Being Transferred to Army


Sandia National Laboratories is transferring its IED detector, a highly modified MiniSAR system mounted on unmanned aerial vehicles, to the U.S. Army to support combat military personnel,
26-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Novel Nanoparticle Production Method Could Lead to Better Lights, Lenses, Solar Cells


Sandia researchers have come up with a way to make titanium-dioxide nanoparticles, which have a variety of uses in everything from solar cells to LEDs. Titanium-dioxide nanoparticles show great promise, but industry has largely shunned them in the...
17-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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