Science and Technology Highlights

Microbe colonies growing in a Petri dish.
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Livermore scientists are studying a new “tunable” biosurfactant that is environmentally friendly and can have broad industrial utility.
Three scientists examine an injection vial
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A Lawrence Livermore biomedical technology that can deliver vaccines and drugs inside the human body has been licensed for use in cancer treatments.
Heather Enright (left) and Anna Belle hold the brain-on-a-chip device and a microelectrode array.
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Livermore scientists and engineers have developed a “brain-on-a-chip” device aimed at testing and predicting the effects of biological and chemical agents, disease, or pharmaceutical drugs on the brain.
Graphic of carbon capture process
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Livermore scientists have developed a new CO2 separation technology using molten hydroxide.
Stills from film of nuclear test
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Lawrence Livermore researchers released 62 newly declassified videos of atmospheric nuclear tests films that have never before been seen by the public.
The High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System
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The L3-HAPLS (High-Repetition-Rate Advanced Petawatt Laser System), developed by Livermore, has been installed at the ELI Beamlines Research Center in the Czech Republic.
Three scientists in neural laboratory
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Thin-film microelectrode arrays produced at the Laboratory have enabled development of an automated system to sort brain activity by individual neurons.
Complex 3D parts built in a photoresin
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Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and their collaborators have discovered how to build complex 3D parts in a fraction of the time of traditional layer-by-layer printing using a process called volumetric 3D printing.
Northern hemisphere taken from space, with sea ice line
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Arctic sea ice loss of the magnitude expected in the next few decades could impact California’s rainfall and exacerbate future droughts, according to new research led by the Laboratory.
Ordinary kaolinite under an electron microscope.
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The first observation of a super-hydrated phase of the clay mineral kaolinite could improve the understanding of processes that lead to volcanism and affect earthquakes.