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Fuel cell membrane patented by Sandia outperforms market

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) Industrial interest is expected in a vehicular fuel cell membrane able to excrete protons at the most effective temperature ranges, allowing electrons to form an unimpeded electric current.

X-ray vision: Bomb techs strengthen their hand with Sandia's XTK software

(DOE/Sandia National Laboratories) 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 the hands of more than 20,000 users across the globe.

Researchers at Sandia, Northeastern Develop Method to Study Critical HIV Protein

Mike Kent, a researcher in Sandia National Laboratories' Biological and Engineering Sciences Center, is studying a protein called Nef involved in HIV progression to AIDS with the ultimate goal of blocking it. He and his collaborators have developed a new hybrid method to study this HIV protein that compromises the immune system. Show More Summary

Sandia Researchers Discover Mechanism for Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection

Rift Valley fever virus and other bunyaviruses may soon be added to the list of viruses denied access to a human host. Sandia National Laboratories researchers have discovered a mechanism by which RVFV hijacks the host machinery to cause infection

Trak, a Newly FDA Approved At-Home Male Fertility Test

4 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Sandstone Diagnostics, a Livermore, California company that spun out of the Sandia National Laboratories, won FDA clearance for the Trak male fertility system. The device allows men to measure the sperm count in their semen without having to go to the clinic. Show More Summary

Tiny lasers enable next-gen microprocessors to run faster, less power-hungry

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2016 -- A group of scientists from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; the University of California, Santa Barbara; Sandia National Laboratories and Harvard University were able to fabricate tiny...Show More Summary

Cold War Warriors: Sandia's decades in nuclear weapons

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Sandia National Laboratories video producer Myra Buteau swept a hand toward the top shelf of a bookcase stuffed with black cases of high-definition tapes. The biggest challenge in telling the story of Sandia's years...Show More Summary

Cold War Warriors: Sandia's Decades in Nuclear Weapons

Sandia National Laboratories has produced a half-hour video about those who spent years working on Sandia's above-ground and underground field tests.

Xerox Could Blow Open Concentrating Solar Power Field With New Printer

Xerox's cutting edge PARC company has teamed with Sandia National Laboratories to print low cost, super efficient concentrating solar panels Xerox Could Blow Open Concentrating Solar Power Field With New Printer was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Diagnostic Device Keeps Astronauts Checked Up for Distant Space Trips

7 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Scientists at NASA’s Ames Research Center, the University of California, Davis, and Sandia National Laboratories have developed a small diagnostic instrument intended to be used by astronauts while on long space missions. It’s expected...Show More Summary

Gigantic Wind Turbine With 650 Foot Blades Will Channel the Power of Hurricanes  

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The DOE wants to step up its wind energy game in a big way. And I mean big. Sandia National Laboratories has been tasked with the challenge of designing an offshore wind turbine that can spin out 50 megawatts of carbon-free juice—using 650 foot blades that harness the fiercest winds on Earth. Read more...

Mammoth 50 MW Wind Turbine Blades Could Revolutionize Offshore Wind In US

A new design for mammoth wind turbine blades longer than two football fields could deliver 50 MW offshore wind turbines. The research for the new wind turbine blades designs has been conducted by the Sandia National Laboratories, a multi-program...Show More Summary

Folding, modular rotor blades designed for giant wind turbines

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Sandia National Laboratories has revealed its plans for the extreme-scale Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotor (SUMR). The turbines are built to deal with the extreme conditions of an offshore farm, featuring a folding build to cope with...Show More Summary


Sandia National Laboratories: A 50-MW turbine requires a rotor blade more than 650 feet (200 meters) long, two and a half times longer than existing wind blades January 28, 2016 (Network World) “US researchers at Sandia National Laboratories...Show More Summary

Sandia's New Thor Accelerator Will Wield a Mighty Hammer

9 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sandia National Laboratories is building a shiny new accelerator to study how materials behave at extreme pressures. And they’ve named the new machine after Thor, Norse god of thunder, wielder of the mighty hammer Mjolnir, and member of Marvel’s beloved Avengers. Read more...

Thor's hammer to crush materials at 1 million atmospheres

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A new Sandia National Laboratories accelerator called Thor is expected to be 40 times more efficient than Sandia's Z machine, the world's largest and most powerful pulsed-power accelerator, in generating pressures...Show More Summary

Sandia National Laboratories RAZAR scope

Telescopic sights are by no means a new technology; they have been around since the 1840s, with the design and development of the Chapman-James sight. By today’s standards, most of the scopes used on rifled muskets like the 38-inch long barreled Springfield Model 1861 in the American Civil War featured rudimentary sighting and were ridiculously

Tracing the Evolution of a Drug-Resistant Pathogen

Sandia National Laboratories researchers are studying a antibiotic-resistant pathogen to learn how to better fight it. They have identified several mechanisms bacteria use to share genes and expand their antibiotic resistance.

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