Science and Technology Highlights

Artist's conception of Earth's interior
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Researchers have taken important steps to show that thermal conduction is important and measurable at high pressure and temperature conditions.
Bacteriophage image
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To successfully combat increasing antibiotic resistance and treat challenging bacterial infections, scientists in the Forensic Science Center (FSC) have partnered with San Diego State University and UCSD to advance bacteriophage therapy.
Workers lower a package containing chemical explosives into a borehole
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The Source Physics Experiment (SPE) is helping to discriminate among the seismic fingerprints of a small, illicit nuclear explosion, an earthquake, a mine disaster, or any of the other noises that a variety of human activities and natural phenomena generate.
Molecular structure of carbon aerogel
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Livermore scientists working alongside Stanford University researchers have made headway toward a new generation of tailored, reversible water treatment.
An artist’s rendering of 55 Cancri e, a carbon-rich exoplanet
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An international team of researchers led by LLNL and the University of Oxford has successfully measured carbon at pressures reaching 2,000 GPa (five times the pressure in Earth’s core).
Astronomers' simulation of the appearance of the star AB Doradus
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NASA has selected Livermore and Goddard Space Flight Center to serve as lead institutions for the Pandora scientific mission that will study 20 stars and their 39 exoplanets.
Foggy landscape
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Researchers have shown that an improved representation of drizzle rates leads to more pollution in the atmosphere.
LLNL researchers Nick Fischer and Amy Rasley in front of test equipment and laptop.
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ConserV Bioscience Limited (CBL) and Lawrence Livermore have agreed to collaborate on the development of a broad-spectrum or “universal” coronavirus vaccine.
Artist rendering of patented flexible thin-film neural implants.
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The Laboratory has developed an ultra-compact, lightweight and minimally invasive optoelectronic neural implant that could be used for long-term studies of brain activity.
(left) Clouds over dark landscape; (center) power plant with smokestacks; (right) polar ice pack.
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The planet is committed to global warming in excess of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) just from greenhouse gases that have already been added to the atmosphere.