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Research by LLNL scientists may help validate organ-on-a-chip devices

A new study in which Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists compared drug responses in the brains of rodents to drug responses of brain cells cultured in Lab-developed “brain-on-a-chip” devices may be a critical first step to...
17-Jul-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Ignition Facility Sets New Energy Record

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility (NIF) laser system has set a new record, firing 2.15 megajoules (MJ) of energy to its target chamber – a 15 percent improvement over NIF’s design specification of 1.8 MJ, and...
10-Jul-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


LLNL Applies High-Performance Computing to Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Through a new multi-year project involving the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Livermore (LLNL), Lawrence Berkeley (LBNL) and Argonne (ANL) national laboratories, in collaboration with the Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in...
3-Jul-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Nuclear Warhead Life Extension Passes Key Milestone

The program to extend the life of the W80 nuclear warhead recently passed a significant milestone when the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) gave passing grades to the plans to refurbish certain components and the proposed approach to...
28-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Lawrence Livermore-Developed Petawatt Laser System Fully Integrated at Eli Beamlines

After evaluation by an international peer review group, the L3-HAPLS advanced petawatt laser system has been declared fully integrated and operational at the ELI Beamlines Research Center in Dolní Břežany, Czech Republic. The group assessed the...
27-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Top500 revealed: Sierra is world’s third-fastest supercomputer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s next-generation supercomputer Sierra is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.
25-Jun-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


NIF Experiments Blast Previous Record and Double Fusion Yield

An experimental campaign conducted at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) – the world’s largest and most energetic laser – has achieved a total fusion neutron yield of 1.9e16 (1.9x1016) and 54 KJ of fusion energy output – double the...
13-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


LLNL-Led Team Expands Forensic Method to Identify People Using Proteins From Bones

A team of researchers led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has developed a second way to use protein markers from human tissue to identify people – this time from human bones.
21-May-2018 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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