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Computer simulations predict the spread of HIV

In a recently published study in the journal Nature Microbiology, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory show that computer simulations can accurately predict the transmission of HIV across populations, which could aid in preventing the...
1-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Los Alamos Chemist Elected Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow Jaqueline Loetsch Kiplinger has been announced as a fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is among 51 new fellows for the nation’s key chemistry organization and is one of only seven from Los Alamos in...
24-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Promising Los Alamos Innovations Take the Spotlight

Los Alamos scientist Bette Korber was recently honored with the 2018 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Prize for her ground-breaking HIV vaccine designs. Korber was recognized at a ceremony that celebrates the “Next Big Idea” – scientific...
24-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Feeding Plants to This Algae Could Fuel Your Car

The research shows that a freshwater production strain of microalgae, Auxenochlorella protothecoides, is capable of directly degrading and utilizing non-food plant substrates, such as switchgrass, for improved cell growth and lipid productivity,...
17-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Top Young Los Alamos Researchers Honored With DOE Early Career Awards

Three talented young researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory are among the recipients of the highly valued Early Career Research Program Funding awards from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Science. This is the ninth year DOE has...
21-Jun-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Confirms Beetles Exploit Warm Winters to Expand Range

A new study by Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists and colleagues confirms that increasing minimum winter temperatures allow beetles to expand their range but reveals that overcrowding can put the brakes on population growth.
19-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Carbon Nanotube Optics Poised to Provide Pathway to Optical-Based Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Computing

Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for quantum information processing. Their analysis of progress in the field is published in this week’s...
18-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TNT could be headed for retirement after 116 years on the job

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen, Maryland have developed a novel “melt-cast” explosive material that could be a suitable replacement for Trinitrotoluene, more commonly known as TNT.
14-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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