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Screen capture
// S&T Highlights
Information about the Lab's current activities regarding COVID-19 can be found on the research and response website.
3D structure of an antibody
// S&T Highlights
Livermore scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat the disease.
Acetominophen tablets
// S&T Highlights
LLNL biologists have found manipulating the gut microbiome with antibiotics alters the uptake and effectiveness of acetaminophen.
Burned forest
// S&T Highlights
Scientists looked at how much carbonyl sulfide comes from forest fires and other burning biomass to measure photosynthesis.
The Lassen supercomputer
// S&T Highlights
The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium that can significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.
Planetary defense simulation
// S&T Highlights
Planetary defense researchers at Lawrence Livermore continue to validate their ability to accurately simulate how they might deflect an Earth-bound asteroid.
Two scientists hold photomultiplier tubes
// S&T Highlights
Monitoring antineutrinos emitted by nuclear reactors could help detect illicit production of plutonium.
Peter Beiersdorfer
// Recognition
Peter Beiersdorfer was chosen as part of the first class of American Astronomical Society (AAS) fellows.
Aurélien Perron (right) and Raymundo Arroyave.
// Recognition
Aurelian Perron receives TMS Young Leaders Professional Development Award.
Technician holds a nuclear diagnostic
// S&T Highlights
LLNL and its partner laboratories and universities have designed and built an extensive suite of more than a dozen nuclear diagnostics for the National Ignition Facility.