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Dawn Shaughnessy in the lab.
// NCI, Recognition
Lawrence Livermore chemist Dawn Shaughnessy, whose team helped discover six new elements on the periodic table, has been elected a fellow of the American Chemical Society.
Simulation of Earth's seasonal trends
// E&A, S&T Highlights
For the first time, scientists from Lawrence Livermore and five other organizations have shown that human influences significantly impact the size of the seasonal cycle of temperature in the lowest layer of the atmosphere.
Trees in summer and winter
// E&A, HPC, Press
Nearly four decades of global temperature data collected by satellites reveal the atmospheric fingerprint of climate change.
Bruce Cohen
// HEDS, Recognition
Retired physicist Bruce Cohen has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society’s Charles K. Birdsall Award .
Scientists examine organ on a chip device
// BIO, LDRD, S&T Highlights
A new study compares drug responses in the brains of rodents to drug responses of brain cells cultured in Livermore-developed “brain-on-a-chip” devices
The Enriched Xenon Observatory 200
// NCI, S&T Highlights
Livermore participates in an effort to observe extremely rare neutrinoless double-beta decay.
Lawrence Livermore magnetic fusion physicist Max Fenstermacher
// HEDS, Recognition
Lawrence Livermore magnetic fusion physicist Max Fenstermacher has been awarded the 2018 John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research from the American Physical Society.
A researcher holds an example of a Livermore Flexible Probe.
// BIO, LDRD, S&T Highlights
Microelectrode implants promise greater understanding of how the brain functions.
A network simulation of a fleet of machine agents.
// HPC, LDRD, S&T Highlights

A firefighter enters a burning office building followed by several drones, searching for people in need of rescue. The drones scatter in different directions, moving down corridors and systematically scanning rooms.

Brain image from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data
// BIO, HPC, S&T Highlights
Livermore will use high-performance computing in partnership with other national labs and universities to improve the scientific understanding and treatment of traumatic brain industry.