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Blast, Impact Simulations Could Lead to Better Understanding of Injuries and Body Armor

Sandia National Laboratories is developing specialized computer modeling and simulation methods to better understand how blasts on a battlefield could lead to traumatic brain injury and injuries to vital organs, like the heart and lungs.
23-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers at Sandia Work on New Way to Image Brain

Sandia National Laboratories researchers want to use small magnetic sensors to image the brain in a way that’s simpler and less expensive than the magnetoencephalography system now used.
18-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New Sandia Balloon-Borne Infrasound Sensor Array Detects Explosions

Danny Bowman, a Sandia National Laboratories geophysicist, launched a fleet of five solar-powered hot air balloons last year. They reached a height of 13 to 15 miles, twice as high as commercial jets, and detected the infrasound from a test...
11-Jan-2018 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites


Pioneering Smart Grid Technology Solves Decades Old Problematic Power Grid Phenomenon

Sandia National Laboratories and Montana Tech University have demonstrated an R&D 100 award-winning control system that smooths out inter-area oscillations using new smart grid technology in the western power grid. The new system allows utilities to...
3-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Sandia Computer Modeling Aids Solder Reliability in Nuclear Weapons

Solder isn’t the first thing that comes to mind as essential to a nuclear weapon. But since weapons contain hundreds of thousands of solder joints, each potentially a point of failure, Sandia National Laboratories has developed and refined...
19-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Goodyear, Sandia Labs Mark 25 Years of Using Computer Simulations to Improve Tire Design

Sandia National Laboratories and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company have worked together for 25 years to create better tires and more advanced computational mechanics.
6-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

HADES Creates Alternate Reality to Mislead Hackers

Sandia researchers have created alternative realities to mislead cyberintruders and cast doubt upon their disclosures.
29-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Infectious diseases: CTRL + ALT + Delete

Gene editing holds great promise for ‘deleting’ diseases from human bodies. Sandia National Laboratories is now working to make this technology safer and to ensure that one day it can be delivered into humans without triggering adverse immune...
21-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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


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


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


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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