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Material found in house paint may spur technology revolution

The development of a new method to make non-volatile computer memory may have unlocked a problem that has been holding back machine learning and has the potential to revolutionize technologies like voice recognition, image processing and autonomous...
19-Oct-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fellow at Sandia Labs appointed to national quantum computing advisory committee

— Sandia National Laboratories Fellow Gil Herrera has been appointed to the newly established U.S. National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee.
13-Oct-2020 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia helps safeguard biological data threatened during COVID-19 pandemic

A partnership between Sandia National Laboratories and the Boston firm BioBright LLC to improve the security of synthetic biology equipment has become more relevant after the United States and others issued warnings that hackers were using the...
12-Oct-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Successful crash test meets major milestone for nuclear deterrence program

A full-scale crash test involving a semitruck impacting the side of the first prototype of a new weapons transporter successfully took place at Sandia National Laboratories this summer.
8-Oct-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Energy tech development for US, NM aim of Sandia and PNM partnership

Sandia National Laboratories and New Mexico’s largest electricity provider, PNM, have teamed up to bring energy resiliency, security and stability to the state and country. “The partnership with PNM will address energy challenges not just in New...
21-Sep-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NM companies may receive up to $150K in technical assistance

Eligible New Mexico companies can submit statements of intent to work with scientists and engineers at Sandia or Los Alamos national laboratories through a new program to advance technologies derived from the labs into market-ready products and...
28-Aug-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sandia Science & Tech Park spurs economic growth

A new, independent report has concluded that the Sandia Science & Technology Park contributed significantly to the local economy in 2018-19 by adding 310 jobs and generating increases in economic activity and tax revenue to the city and New Mexico.
12-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Helping protect medical professionals

A media comprised of a sandwich of materials, tested by Sandia National Laboratories, is being manufactured into N95-like respirators that could be used in local medical facilities. The project originated from the urgent need for personal protective...
5-Aug-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Hispanic organization honors nuclear waste management leader, cyber assurance architect

Two experts at Sandia National Laboratories have been honored for their achievements and leadership as top engineers and scientists from the Hispanic community. Evaristo “Tito” Bonano, nuclear energy fuel cycle senior manager, and cyber...
15-Oct-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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Sandia tests distillery’s hand sanitizer developed to address severe shortage

Distillery-developed hand sanitizer is leaving a New Mexico warehouse as quickly as it disappeared from grocery stores after Sandia National Laboratories helped confirm the product meets all federal requirements for distribution.
7-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT

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Award-winning engineer helps keep US nuclear deterrent safe from radiation

Sandia National Laboratories engineer Alan Mar ensures components made for the U.S. nuclear stockpile pass stringent standards to resist radiation and remain safe and reliable in extremely harsh environments.
23-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST

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Fields of gold

Sandia National Laboratories ecologist Jennifer Payne is one of two Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioners in New Mexico, a title held by only 150 people in the country. With an eye for vegetation, she helps protect lands and upholds labs...
4-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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700,000 submunitions demilitarized by Sandia-designed robotics system

More than 700,000 Multiple Launch Rocket System submunitions have been demilitarized since the Army started using an automated nine-robot system conceptualized, built and programmed by Sandia National Laboratories engineers.
21-Feb-2019 12:00 PM EST

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Second Act: Sandia retirees band together to help small businesses with tech challenges

Technology Retirees Economic Catalysts (TREC) was established to connect Sandia National Laboratories retirees with small businesses that need technical and other expertise.
23-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

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New Radiation Detectors Developed at Sandia Used for New START Inspections

Sandia National Laboratories recently designed and produced new radiation detection equipment for New START Treaty monitoring. New START is a treaty between the United States and Russia that, among other limits, reduces the deployed nuclear...
1-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

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Reducing the Traffic Jam in Batteries

LIVERMORE, Calif. – Research at Sandia National Laboratories has identified a major obstacle to advancing solid-state lithium-ion battery performance in small electronics: the flow of lithium ions across battery interfaces.Sandia’s three-year...
12-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

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