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Researchers catch a wave to determine how forces control granular material properties

Stress wave propagation through granular material is important for detecting the magnitude of earthquakes, locating oil and gas reservoirs, designing acoustic insulation and designing materials for compacting powders. A team of researchers including...
29-Jun-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lawrence Livermore’s Innovation and Partnerships Office assists effort to combat the SARS-CoV2 virus on several fronts

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) technology transfer team has opened up multiple fronts to aid the nation’s efforts against the virus that causes COVID-19.
25-Jun-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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DOE Office of Science honors two early career Lab scientists

Two scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are recipients of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science Early Career Research Program award. Federica Coppari and Erin Nuccio are among 76 scientists nationwide...
23-Jun-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Preparing for exascale: LLNL breaks ground on computing facility upgrades

To meet the needs of tomorrow’s supercomputers, the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA’s) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has broken ground on its Exascale Computing Facility Modernization (ECFM) project, which will...
22-Jun-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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LLNL Links Up with Industry to Produce FDA-Approved Emergency Ventilator

Following weeks of prototyping, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is partnering with private industry to mass-produce a simple mechanical ventilator developed for COVID-19 patients that has been authorized for emergency use by the U.S....
9-Jun-2020 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Calibrated approach to AI and deep learning models could more reliably diagnose and treat disease

In a recent preprint (available through Cornell University’s open access website arXiv), a team led by a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory computer scientist proposes a novel deep learning approach aimed at improving the reliability of...
29-May-2020 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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LLNL providing critical assistance in addressing national swab shortage for COVID-19 testing

To address the nationwide shortage of specialized nasal swabs used for COVID-19 diagnoses, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineers formed an ad hoc, rapid response team that tested more than a dozen novel, 3D-printed swab designs from a...
21-May-2020 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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LLNL makes COVID-19 research public through new searchable data portal

To help accelerate discovery of therapeutic antibodies or antiviral drugs for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has launched a searchable data portal to share its COVID-19 research with scientists...
19-May-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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