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New Brain-Inspired Cybersecurity System Detects ‘Bad Apples’ 100 Times Faster


The Neuromorphic Cyber Microscope can look for the complex patterns that indicate specific “bad apples,” all while using less electricity than a standard 60-watt light bulb, due to its brain-inspired design.
21-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Power Partners: Sandia Draws Industry Into Quest for Cheaper, Cleaner Electricity


Sandia National Laboratories is working with three industry partners to commercialize a distributed power system that can produce cheaper, cleaner, more efficient electricity.
20-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dan Sinars Represents Sandia in First Energy Leadership Class


Dan Sinars, a senior manager in Sandia National Laboratories’ pulsed power center, which built and operates the Z facility, is the sole representative from a nuclear weapons lab in a new Department of Energy leadership program that recently...
13-Mar-2017 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Plants at the Pump


Regular, unleaded or algae? That's a choice drivers could make at the pump one day. But for algal biofuels to compete with petroleum, farming algae has to become less expensive. Toward that goal, Sandia National Laboratories is testing strains of...
9-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Evaluating Nuclear Weapons: Sandia Labs Taking a Modern Approach

Sandia National Laboratories is transforming how it assesses nuclear weapons in a stockpile made up of weapons at different stages in their lifecycles — some systems that have existed for decades alongside those that have undergone life extension...
2-Mar-2017 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring the Evolution of Nuclear Deterrence Through Interviews, Historical Footage

Sandia National Laboratories explores the evolution of nuclear deterrence in a new documentary that combines modern and historical footage with a wide range of interviews. On Deterrence features interviews with former secretaries of defense,...
2-Mar-2017 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Super Plants Need Super ROOTS

Researchers from Sandia National Laboratories, The University of New Mexico and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology will adapt previously developed sensors to monitor root function and plant health in new, noninvasive ways.
28-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sandia Using Kinetics, Not Temperature, to Make Ceramic Coatings

Sandia National Laboratories is working to lay down ceramic coatings kinetically at room temperature. Coating at room temperature makes microelectronics design and fabrication more flexible and could someday lead to better, less expensive...
21-Feb-2017 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Radiation Security Team From Sandia Works Behind the Scenes at Events to Protect Public


Richard Stump has been to five Super Bowls and hasn’t seen a single pass, run or touchdown. Stump works security — a very special kind of security — at large public events. He’s a senior scientist on Sandia National Laboratories’...
14-Nov-2016 11:45 AM EST

X-Ray Vision: Bomb Techs Strengthen Their Hand with Sandia’s XTK Software


An image-processing and analysis software developed at Sandia National Laboratories has swept the ranks of the country’s bomb squads. Called XTK, it has spread through the military and emergency response communities so rapidly that it’s now in...
6-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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