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Colloidal Quantum Dot Laser Diodes are Just Around the Corner

Los Alamos scientists have incorporated meticulously engineered colloidal quantum dots into a new type of light emitting diodes (LEDs) containing an integrated optical resonator, which allows them to function as lasers.
14-Jan-2020 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Galactic gamma-ray sources reveal birthplaces of high-energy particles

Nine sources of extremely high-energy gamma rays comprise a new catalog compiled by researchers with the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-Ray Observatory.
14-Jan-2020 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Los Alamos National Laboratory joins IBM Q Network to explore quantum computing algorithms and education outreach

Los Alamos National Laboratory announced today at CES 2020 that it is joining the cloud-based IBM Q Network as part of the Laboratory’s research initiative into quantum computing, including developing quantum computing algorithms, conducting...
10-Jan-2020 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

LANL News: Scientists image heart RNA structure for the first time

Scientists at Los Alamos and international partners have created the first 3-D images of a special type of RNA molecule that is critical for stem cell programming and known as the “dark matter” of the genome.
9-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow Awarded Prestigious Fleming Medal

Michelle Thomsen, a Los Alamos National Laboratory fellow and guest scientist, was awarded the John Adam Fleming Medal by the American Geophysical Union today at a ceremony in San Francisco, Calif.
11-Dec-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Should Santa deliver by drone?

Santa has always run a one-sleigh operation, but a new analysis could help him speed deliveries and save energy, if he ever decided to add a drone to his route.
26-Nov-2019 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Drought impact study shows new issues for plants and carbon dioxide

Extreme drought’s impact on plants will become more dominant under future climate change, as noted in a paper out today in the journal Nature Climate Change. Analysis shows that not only will droughts become more frequent under future climates,...
25-Nov-2019 1:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Nine Los Alamos projects win R&D 100 Awards

Nine Los Alamos National Laboratory technologies won R&D 100 Awards and three inventions have won Special Recognition Awards, including a Gold and Silver for Corporate Social Responsibility, and a Gold Award for Market Disruptor Products.
6-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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