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Researcher with hands on complex machinery
// S&T Highlights
In findings that could help advance another “viable pathway” to fusion energy, research led by Livermore physicists has proven the existence of neutrons produced through thermonuclear reactions from a sheared-flow stabilized Z-pinch device.
Rib cage attached to the soluble organ cavity mold and positioned inside the hollow torso silicone mold.
// A Look Back
Livermore researchers construct three realistic torso-only manikins to aid with radiation measurement.
Illustration of six bacteria arranged in a circle, with another in center
// S&T Highlights
A new review by Livermore scientists and collaborators, appearing in Nature Reviews Microbiology, describes how living and dead microorganisms strongly influence terrestrial biogeochemistry by forming and decomposing soil organic matter
Three researechers in laboratory, middle person holds test tube
// S&T Highlights
An international team of scientists has found new biomarkers that can be used for diagnostic purposes and potentially as predictive tools of the risks associated with deep-space flight.
Journal cover illustration with clear cylinder and abstract shapes
// Journal Covers
Livermore researchers report Volumetric additive manufacturing (VAM) of thiol–ene-based SMP photoresins to produce structures with nearly full shape recovery, including self-standing tripod and actuating three-arm gripper structures.
Report cover with forest andsoil horizon images
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists have provided input on Microsoft’s pathway to become carbon-negative by 2030.
Illustration of Water molecules (shown with red oxygen atoms and white hydrogen atoms)
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists used molecular dynamics simulations to describe the dynamical behavior of dissolved metal ions and water, a key to better understanding the process of corrosion.
Laser aiming at fireball
// S&T Highlights
Two of the fields that stand to gain from the National Ignition Facility’s record shot are stockpile stewardship science and the quest for inertial fusion energy (IFE).
Cartoon figures with arrows in four columns with text designating diease stages
// S&T Highlights
A Livermore team has developed a comprehensive dynamic model of COVID-19 disease progression in hospitalized patients, finding that risk factors for complications from the disease are dependent on the patient’s disease state.
Desert landscape with tanks and tanker truck
// S&T Highlights
Livermore, Penn State, and University of Arizona researchers are partnering with industry collaborator Western Rare Earths, U.S. subsidiary of American Rare Earths Limited, to use a naturally occurring protein to extract and purify rare earth elements from abundant, domestic ore-based feedstocks and waste materials without harming the environment.