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An artist’s view of small-diameter carbon nanotubes that pass through water molecules (red and white) and reject ions (blue)
// S&T Highlights
Livermore researchers have created carbon nanotube pores that are so efficient at removing salt from water they are comparable to commercial desalination membranes.
Félicie Albert
// Recognition
Staff Scientist Félicie Albert has been elected a Kavli Fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.
Diagram of post-traumatic osteoarthritis progression.
// S&T Highlights
Researchers find that pre-treating joints with antibiotics reduces inflammation from post-traumatic osteoarthritis following a traumatic joint injury.
Laser Physics
// Science at Home
Join Félicie Albert, LLNL laser physicist, as she demonstrates some awesome physics magic at home!
Diagram of football spinning
// S&T Highlights
A team of researchers resolves the paradox of the tight spiraling of the tip of a perfectly thrown football around the trajectory of its parabolic path of flight.
Artist's conception of neutron star
// S&T Highlights
Nuclear scattering experiments suggest how neutron stars grow.
Four researchers view screen
// Recognition
A shape memory foam material developed by Lawrence Livermore researchers is the foundation of a lifesaving medical device that has won a national technology transfer award.
Model of the capsule in a laser-irradiated hohlraum (left) and calculated reduction of radiation flux on the capsule in a 3-window hohlraum
// S&T Highlights
Data correlating two factors that lead to implosion asymmetries have brought LLNL scientists a step closer to understanding the gap between simulations and performance of inertial confinement fusion experiments.
Visualization of blood vessel
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists have paired 3D-printed, living human brain vasculature with advanced computational flow simulations to better understand tumor cell attachment to blood vessels.
Antarctic iceberg
// S&T Highlights
Researchers find that more than 50 percent of the world’s oceans already could be impacted by climate change.