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Cracking the Code to Soot Formation

The longstanding mystery of soot formation, which combustion scientists have been trying to explain for decades, appears to be finally solved, thanks to research led by Sandia National Laboratories.Soot is ubiquitous and has large detrimental...
10-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Blast Tube Tests at Sandia Simulate Shock Wave Conditions Nuclear Weapons Could Face

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researchers are using a blast tube configurable to 120 feet to demonstrate how well nuclear weapons could survive the shock wave of a blast from an enemy weapon and to help validate computer...
10-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Society of Women Engineers Recognizes Sandia Researcher with Its Highest Honor

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Jacqueline Chen, a distinguished member of the technical staff at Sandia National Laboratories, has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the Society of Women Engineers for her impact on the engineering community and...
6-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Discover New Source of Formic Acid Over Pacific, Indian Oceans

LIVERMORE, Calif. — Insights from experiments at Sandia National Laboratories designed to push chemical systems far from equilibrium allowed an international group of researchers to discover a new major source of formic acid over the Pacific and...
5-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cutting it short

Gene editing technology could one day eliminate diseases currently considered incurable. Thanks to a new test developed by Sandia National Laboratories scientists, that day is closer to dawning.
22-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Progress Toward Plugging an Antibiotic Pump

Using computer modeling, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are helping to develop the means to prevent some deaths from infections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria.
20-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Most Wear-Resistant Metal Alloy in the World Engineered at Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia’s materials science team has engineered a platinum-gold alloy believed to be the most wear-resistant metal in the world. It’s 100 times more durable than high-strength steel, making it the first alloy, or combination of metals, in the...
16-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Large Supercrystals Promise Superior Sensors

Using an artful combination of nanotechnology and basic chemistry, Sandia National Laboratories researchers have encouraged gold nanoparticles to self-assemble into unusually large supercrystals that could significantly improve detection sensitivity...
1-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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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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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public

Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

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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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