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Unique imaging of a dinosaur's skull tells evolutionary tale

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Researchers using Los Alamos' unique neutron-imaging and high-energy X-ray capabilities have exposed the inner structures of the fossil skull of a 74-million-year-old tyrannosauroid dinosaur nicknamed the Bisti Beast in the highest-resolution scan of tyrannosaur skull ever done.

Study reveals exactly how low-cost fuel cell catalysts work

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) New work at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge national laboratories is resolving difficult fuel-cell performance questions, both in determining efficient new materials and understanding how they work at an atomic level. The research is described this week in the journal Science

How close is North Korea to launching a nuclear missile?

Siegfried Hecker, former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, describes the process North Korea must go through to deliver a nuclear weapon and why he is concerned. Continue reading ? The post How close is North Korea to launching a nuclear missile? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Single-photon emitter has promise for quantum info-processing

Los Alamos National Laboratory has produced the first known material capable of single-photon emission at room temperature and at telecommunications wavelengths. These carbon nanotube quantum light emitters may be important for optically-based...Show More Summary

Single-photon emitter has promise for quantum info-processing

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Los Alamos National Laboratory has produced the first known material capable of single-photon emission at room temperature and at telecommunications wavelengths.

Simulation reveals universal signature of chaos in ultracold reactions

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Researchers have performed the first ever quantum-mechanical simulation of the benchmark ultracold chemical reaction between potassium-rubidium (KRb) and a potassium atom, opening the door to new controlled chemistry experiments and quantum control of chemical reactions that could spark advances in quantum computing and sensing technologies.

US nuclear agency sets expectations for Los Alamos contract

The U.S. agency responsible for overseeing the nation's nuclear weapons cache is laying out the qualifications that will be required from the next manager of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The … Click to Continue »

The Latest: UNM interested in Los Alamos lab contract

The Latest on Los Alamos National Laboratory's management contract (all times local): 12:10 p.m. The University of New Mexico is interested in the competition to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory. … Click to Continue »

Algae production research gets boost at Los Alamos

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Today, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of three projects to receive up to $8 million, aimed at reducing the costs of producing algal biofuels and bioproducts.

Lab makes changes in wake of botched nuclear shipments

Los Alamos National Laboratory is making changes in the wake of last month's improper shipment of radioactive material to two other research facilities in the U.S.

Multibillion-dollar contract for Los Alamos lab up for bid (Update)

The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is beginning as criticism intensifies over the troubled safety record of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Nuclear material on plane could have leaked like 'cheap ballpoint pen'

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Federal regulators are launching an investigation into improper shipments from Los Alamos National Laboratory, about 50 miles northeast of Albuquerque.        

Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab

The safety record at Los Alamos National Laboratory is facing intensifying criticism as work ramps up to produce a key component for the U.S. nuclear weapons cache. A series published … Click to Continue »

'Charliecloud' simplifies Big Data supercomputing

At Los Alamos National Laboratory, home to more than 100 supercomputers since the dawn of the computing era, elegance and simplicity of programming are highly valued but not always achieved. In the case of a new product, dubbed "Charliecloud,"...Show More Summary

'Charliecloud' simplifies Big Data supercomputing

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) At Los Alamos National Laboratory, home to more than 100 supercomputers since the dawn of the computing era, elegance and simplicity of programming are highly valued but not always achieved. In the...Show More Summary

Rover findings indicate stratified lake on ancient Mars

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) A long-lasting lake on ancient Mars provided stable environmental conditions that differed significantly from one part of the lake to another, according to a comprehensive look at findings from the first three-and-a-half years of NASA's Curiosity rover mission.

Mars Curiosity-Mission Gale Crater Discovery --"Once Harbored a Lake with Drinkable Water"

"Gale crater once held a lake with water that we would even have been able to drink, but we still don't know how long this habitable environment" endured, said Jens Frydenvang, a scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the...        

Lecture At Los Alamos In 1992: 'The End Of The Soviet Union Is The End Of Who We Thought We Were'

"Do not buy maps, buy stock in companies that print maps," Dr Paul Goble told a group at Los Alamos National Laboratory in November of 1992. More »      

Insight into enzyme's 3-D structure could cut biofuel costs

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) Using neutron crystallography, a Los Alamos research team has mapped the three-dimensional structure of a protein that breaks down polysaccharides, such as the fibrous cellulose of grasses and woody plants, a finding that could help bring down the cost of creating biofuels.

Managing disease spread through accessible modeling

(DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory) A new computer modeling study from Los Alamos National Laboratory is aimed at making epidemiological models more accessible and useful for public-health collaborators and improving disease-related decision making.

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