Science and Technology Highlights

Dry lakebed
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A multi-institutional collaboration explored current understanding of the physical processes that can drive flash droughts.
Beamline at SLAC
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Researchers have observed the shock melting and refreezing of a metal (zirconium) at the picosecond scale.
Glacier
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Tropical glaciers in Africa and South America began their retreat simultaneously at the end of the last ice age about 20,000 years ago.
Structure of the sleeping sickness parasite's IMP dehydrogenase.
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Scientists have tracked down a potential target for new drugs against sleeping sickness.
Artist's conception of carbon cycle
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Scientist have developed a benchmark of nitrogen and phosphorus limitation for models to be used for predictions of the terrestrial carbon sink.
Scientist working at instrument
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LLNL researchers created a 3D microelectrode array (3DMEA) platform in which they were able to keep hundreds of thousands of human-derived neurons alive.
Artist's conception of autonomous vehicles on road
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Livermore scientists are using to determine the most efficient strategy for charging and driving electric vehicles used for ride-hailing services.
S230 antibody
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Livermore researchers developed a preliminary set of predictive 3D protein structures of the novel coronavirus that is currently spreading globally.
Cover of study
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Livermore scientists have identified a robust suite of technologies to help California clear the last hurdle and become carbon neutral – and ultimately carbon negative – by 2045.
Artist's conception of 3D printed electrodes
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Scientists have developed a new class of aerogel electrodes with a simultaneous boost in energy and power density.