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Harshini Mukundan Selected as AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador

Los Alamos National Laboratory bioscientist Harshini Mukundan has been selected as one of the 125 AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) IF/THEN Ambassadors. IF/THEN, a national initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, seeks to...
9-Sep-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quantum computers to clarify the connection between the quantum and classical worlds

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have developed a new quantum computing algorithm that offers a clearer understanding of the quantum-to-classical transition, which could help model systems on the cusp of quantum and classical worlds, such...
31-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vampire algae killer’s genetic diversity poses threat to biofuels

New DNA analysis has revealed surprising genetic diversity in a bacterium that poses a persistent threat to the algae biofuels industry. With the evocative name Vampirovibrio chlorellavorus, the predatory pest sucks out the contents of the algae...
22-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Machine-learning competition boosts earthquake prediction capabilities

Three teams who applied novel machine learning methods to successfully predict the timing of earthquakes from historic seismic data are splitting $50,000 in prize money from an open, online Kaggle competition hosted by Los Alamos National Laboratory...
18-Jul-2019 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Los Alamos National Laboratory brings 24,169 jobs, $3.1 billion to New Mexico

An independent economic impact analysis has found that Los Alamos National Laboratory is responsible for creating 24,169 jobs in New Mexico while contributing $3.1 billion a year—much of it in out-of-state dollars—to the New Mexico economy.
18-Jul-2019 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ground-breaking Los Alamos inventions grab honors

Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers Patrick McClure and Bob Reid were honored last week with the 2019 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Prize for their work in developing small, cost-effective, and safe nuclear reactor designs to power future...
17-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Mexico Tech and Los Alamos National Laboratory make joint appointment to work on robotics projects

New Mexico Tech (NMT) and Los Alamos National Laboratory marked the first scientific staff appointment under their cooperative agreement at a July 11 ceremony held at the Laboratory and attended by NMT President Stephen Wells and Laboratory Director...
16-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Two Los Alamos scientists win Presidential Early Career Awards

Abigail Hunter, of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Computational Physics Division, and Shea Mosby, of the Laboratory’s Physics Division, have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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