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// S&T Highlights
With a number of Department of Energy incentives and funding streams, Lawrence Livermore’s research commercialization efforts are changing the world and paving the way for technology’s next big thing.
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New research shows that satellite measurements of the temperature of the troposphere may have underestimated global warming over the last 40 years.
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Laboratory researchers have produced and refined the lowest-density gold foam aerogel ever made—a significant breakthrough in nanoscale materials engineering.
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// S&T Highlights
From studying radioactive isotope effects to better understanding cancer metastasis, the Laboratory’s relationship with cancer research endures some 60 years after it began.
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// Recognition
Livermore was honored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society Winds of Change magazine as one of the Top 50 STEM Workplaces in 2021, as an organization setting the standard for indigenous STEM professionals.
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// S&T Highlights
Researchers study protist–plant relationships to understand the role of protists in the rhizosphere.
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Global warming causes low-level clouds over the oceans to decrease, leading to further warming.
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Thin-film electrodes developed at Lawrence Livermore have been used in human patients at the University of California, San Francisco, generating never-before-seen recordings of brain activity in the hippocampus.
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A new study suggests a microbial pathway to removing uranium from groundwater.
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A research team has used carbon nanotubes to enable direct drug delivery from liposomes through the plasma membrane into the cell interior.