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May 21, 2013, 18:01 ET Los Alamos Director Echoes Cyber Concerns

 Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan told a gathering of energy executives today that securing the electrical grid is a...


May 13, 2013, 18:52 ET Domestic Production of Medical Isotope Mo-99 Moves a Step Closer at Los Alamos

 Today, Los Alamos National Laboratory announced that for the first time, irradiated uranium fuel has been recycled and reused for...


Feb 19, 2013, 18:31 ET Computer Modeling Reveals How Surprisingly Potent Hepatitis C Drug Works

A study by researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and a multinational team reveals how daclatasvir, a direct-acting antiviral agent in...


Feb 14, 2013, 16:48 ET Quantum Cryptography Put to Work for Electric Grid Security

Recently a Los Alamos National Laboratory quantum cryptography (QC) team successfully completed the first-ever demonstration of securing control...


Nov 26, 2012, 17:54 ET Researchers Test Novel Power System for Space Travel

Joint DOE and NASA team demonstrates simple, robust fission reactor prototype  A team of researchers, including engineers from Los...


Oct 09, 2012, 17:42 ET Neutron Crystallography Aids Drug Design

Precisely tailored pharmaceuticals could reduce medical side effects  Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have used...


Jul 17, 2012, 12:13 ET HIV Immunity Study Could Pave Way for Vaccine Development

Los Alamos scientists among Duke-led consortium  Two Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists are among the team recently...


Apr 11, 2012, 19:01 ET Cancer Therapy Gets a Boost from New Isotope

A new medical isotope project at Los Alamos National Laboratory shows promise for rapidly producing major quantities of a new cancer-treatment...


Mar 22, 2012, 20:09 ET Magnetic Field Researchers Target Hundred-Tesla Goal

Previous world record shattered during six-experiment pulse Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory's biggest magnet facility...


Feb 20, 2012, 15:00 ET More Grapes, Less Wrath: Hybrid Antimicrobial Protein Protects Grapevines from Pathogen

A team of researchers has found a way to ensure that your evening glass of wine will continue to be available, despite the potential attack of...


Dec 23, 2011, 05:30 ET Los Alamos National Laboratory Announces Top 10 Science Stories of 2011

Los Alamos National Laboratory's top 10 science stories of 2011 illustrate the broad variety of scientific excellence that's the hallmark of the...


Dec 21, 2011, 17:27 ET Do You See What I See: Scientists Model Brain Structure To Help Computers Recognize Objects

An essential question confronting neuroscientists and computer vision researchers alike is how objects can be identified by simply "looking" at...


Dec 21, 2011, 16:45 ET Los Alamos and EMC Collaborate to Advance High-Performance Computing

New five-year agreement for technology development includes HPC, data storage, cyber security, cloud computing, analytics,...


Mar 15, 2010, 08:00 ET HIV Vaccine Strategy Expands Immune Responses

Mosaic vaccines show promise in reducing the spread of deadly virus Two teams of researchers—including Los Alamos National Laboratory...