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  • July 25, 2014 Lab News - QASPR: Making sure the nation’s nuclear weapons offer effective, credible deterrence; More California gas stations can provide H2 than previously thought, study finds; An ‘apatite’ for radionuclides: Permeable reactive barriers may be deployed at Fukushima; and more.
  • July 11, 2014 Lab News - Diamond plates create nanostructures through pressure, not chemistry ; Sandia cyber portfolio increasing impact through DHS Transition to Practice program; Sandia, Kansas City Plant conclude mission assignment transfer; and more.
  • June 27, 2014 Lab News - ‘Shake, rattle, and roll’ gets an update after 60 years; Sandia Cyber Technologies Academy offers free classes to high school students; Power to the people: Next era of semiconductors; Sandia, city of Albuquerque renew partnership pact; and more.
  • June 13, 2014 Lab News - AREVA building on Sandia’s molten salt expertise; New class of terahertz detectors promise imaging breakthorugh; Get ready for the computers of the future; The brain: Key to a better computer; and more.
  • May 30, 2014 Lab News - Making Moly 99: Sandia technology licensed to produce US supply of widely used, in-demand medical rad source; IED detector developed at Sandia being transferred to Army to support combat troops; Novel nanoparticle production method could lead to better lights, lenses, solar cells; Prototype electrolyte sensor provides immediate results; and more.
  • May 16, 2014 Lab News - New NNSA Administrator Frank Klotz visits Sandia; W76-1 Life Extension Program remains major effort at Sandia; Pocket-sized anthrax detector aids global agriculture; Sandia helps teens who conquered adversity move from high school to college; and more.
  • May 2, 2014 Lab News - Studying materials at the breaking point; Sandia, Hawaii Hydrogen Carriers partner on hydrogen storage system for forklifts; and more.
  • April 18, 2014 Lab News - Wind tunnel tests support improved aerodynamic design of B61-12 bomb; Watching neurons fire from a front-row seat; Resilient cities focus of new Sandia, Rockefeller Foundation pact to help 100 communities worldwide; and more.
  • March 21, 2014 Lab News - Drilling for answers: Sandia pioneers nuclear waste disposal techniques; Labs’ human subject studies work having impact on airport security; Innovative tech transfer program marks two decades of sharing scientific expertise; and more.
  • March 7, 2014 Lab News - Sandia Fellows share insights, research thrusts in tech talks to mark National Engineers Week; Sandia Fellow Gordon Osbourn awarded 2014 Rank Prize for envisioning strained-layer superlattices; Willis Whitfield inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame; and more.
  • February 21, 2014 Lab News - Report spotlights Sandia’s increasing economic impact; Cargo-security partnership wins national tech transfer award; Marlene Brown is a 2014 Woman of Influence; and more.
  • February 7, 2014 Lab News - Clearing up cloudy understanding on solar power plant output; Agreement lets Sandia, UNM staff work side-by-side; Sandia helps bring life-saving vaccines to far reaches of the world; and more.
  • January 24, 2014 Lab News - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visits Labs; USSTRATCOM commander spends day being briefed on Sandia’s NW mission; Computer power clicks with geochemistry; and more.
  • January 10, 2014 Lab News - Unexpected effect could lessen instabilities in fusion effort; Sandia’s highest grossing patent, granted in 1996, ends its run; Computer power clicks with geochemistry; and more.
  • December 13, 2013 Lab News - Realizing tunable conductivity in ‘tinker toy’ materials; Sandia conducts B61-11 pull down surveillance test; first in years; Quantifying the oxygen effect on hydrogen embrittlement; and more.
  • November 29, 2013 Lab News - Smaller asteroids, bigger problems; Partners in progress: Sandia joins effort to launch statewide R&D council; Sandia wins two Popular Science Best of What’s New awards; and more.
  • November 15, 2013 Lab News - Sandia President Paul Hommert testifies on importance of B61 LEP; Researchers converting natural gas to liquid transportation fuel; In-House course lets support staff explore nuclear engineering; and more.
  • November 1, 2013 Lab News - Magnetically stimulated flow patterns offer strategy for heat transfer issues; Lean on me: Veterans confront combat stress in a different kind of support group; Sandian Randy McKee named Professional of the Year by AISES; and more.
  • October 18, 2013 Lab News - Labs brings home a record five regional tech transfer awards; Plasmonic crystal alters to match light source; Harnessing the sun’s energy with tiny particles; and more.
  • October 4, 2013 Lab News - Stronglinks: Mechanisms that help ensure nuclear weapons remain safe; Seeking solutions to Southwest water problems; A better benchmark for supercomputer performance; and more.
  • September 20, 2013 Lab News - Hard cold work and unsung research heroes; Katherine Guzman named a 2013 HENAAC Luminary; Sandia hosts NNSA’s first National Science and Security Consortium Minority Serving Institution student; and more.
  • September 6, 2013 Lab News - Jay Lofstead is Sandia’s fourth R&D 100 winner; Low-temperature combustion enables cleaner, more efficient engines; Study could help improve nuclear waste repositories; and more.
  • August 23, 2013 Lab News - New initiative will bolster infrastructure for hydrogen vehicles; Size matters when monitoring reactors from a distance; Uncovering the mechanisms of virulence in pathogens; and more.
  • August 9, 2013 Lab News - Researching new detectors for chemical, biological threats; Capturing the moment of hydrogen ignition; Sandia showcase shines a light on research and tech transfer; and more.
  • July 26, 2013 Lab News - Sandia researchers capture three R&D 100 awards; Shape memory alloys hold promise; Air Force Association names Sandian Citizen Airman of the Year; and more.
  • July 12, 2013 Lab News - Three researchers named Sandia Fellows; Concentrating on sunshine to advance hydrogen economy; SWiFT — the DOE/Sandia Scaled Wind Farm Technology facility commissioned in Lubbock, Texas; and more.
  • June 28, 2013 Lab News - 3-D model more accurately pinpoints source of earthquakes, explosions; Team gears up for hurricane season; Ready-to-sign licenses put Sandia IP on fast track; and more.
  • June 14, 2013 Lab News - New Faces in Engineering honoree Greg White finds Labs a good fit; Sandian honored with DOE Classification Award of Excellence; Sandia manager joins New Mexico’s 40 Under Forty; and more.
  • May 31, 2013 Lab News - ‘Popcorn’ particle pathways promise better-performing lithium-ion batteries; Designing a more resilient nation, one building at a time; Detecting homemade explosives without also finding toothpaste; and more.
  • May 17, 2013 Lab News - Sandia Wounded Warriors discover they were united in battle years ago; Assessing the economic potential of advanced biofuels; Rad detection to go: Mobile technology deployed at international ports; and more.
  • May 3, 2013 Lab News - Researchers measure reaction rates of second key atmospheric component; Choosing future warfighting vehicles: Army Ground Combat Systems adopts Sandia tool to help in decision-making process; Sandia ranks high in Woman Engineer magazine’s top employers list; and more.
  • April 19, 2013 Lab News - Sandia tackles algae biofuel pond crash problem; Growing algae, fuel of the future, from benchtop to raceway; Sandia physicist takes command of Air Natl. Guard 150th; and more.
  • April 5, 2013 Lab News - Sandia offers world a fertilizer that fizzles as a bomb; Sandians kick off Manos program for Hispanic youth; Computer model used in softening steel; Maritime ports may be the next deployment for hydrogen fuel cells; and more.
  • March 22, 2013 Lab News - ‘Taking it to the next level’ for biodefense; Alloy developed at Sandia has potential for downhole electronics applications in wells; Venture forth: Sandians bring lab experience to the world of business; and more.
  • March 8, 2013 Lab News - Sandia leads in large-scale passive optical network; Sandia 'hears' Chelyabinsk meteor; Cyber Engineering Research Laboratory opens; and more.
  • February 8, 2013 Lab News - Report spotlights Sandia’s impact on New Mexico; Paul Hommert named FLC Laboratory Director of the Year; Quality trio: Black engineers get national nod for reaching beyond the expected; and more.
  • January 25, 2013 Lab News - Zombie’ cells may outperform live ones as catalysts and conductors; Looking for nefarious intent in the cyberworld; High-stakes countdown at Kauai; and more.
  • December 14, 2012 Lab News - Sandia’s Kauai Test Facility celebrates 50 years of rocket launches; Airborne pods seek to trace nuclear bombs’ origins; Cyanobacteria: Engineering an alternative fuel source; and more.
  • Nov. 30, 2012 Lab News - PV partners: Sandia helps DOE bring large-scale solar systems to market; Project aims to create an OS for exascale computing environment; Intern adds Rhodes Scholarship to remarkable achievements; New inclement weather notification process is simple, straightforward, standardized; and more.
  • Nov. 16, 2012 Lab News - Willis Whitfield, inventor of modern-day laminar-flow clean room, passes away; Helping solve unique problems: Technologist Richard Simpson gets deeply involved in wide range of experiments; Sandia hiring program helps wounded veterans get back in the game; and more.
  • Nov. 2, 2012 Lab News - Sandia tackles complex brain injury issue; Seismic tools aid in tunnel detection; From Tinian to Albuquerque: Sandia legend Leon Smith passes away at age 92; and more.
  • Oct. 19, 2012 Lab News - Multiphase shock tube offers insights into physics early in blasts; Federal Laboratory Consortium tips hat to wide range of Sandia work; Sandia benchmark helps wind industry measure success; and more.
  • Oct. 5, 2012 Lab News - Primary Standards Lab: Sandia’s the word for precision measurements, calibrations; Sandia helps technical panel when sinkhole opens up in Louisiana; Probability maps help sniff out contamination in food supply; and more.
  • Sept. 21, 2012 Lab News - Sandia’s Explosives Technology Group discovers key detonation behavior in common explosive; Greg Nielson named to Popular Science Brilliant 10 list; Steve Castillo named HENAAC’s 2012 Engineer of the Year; and more.
  • Sept. 7, 2012 Lab News - Experiments verify key aspect of Sandia nuclear fusion concept; Lifelike, cost-effective Sandia Hand can disable IEDs; Explosive Destruction System keeps pace with changing mission; and more.
  • Aug. 24, 2012 Lab News - Failure the only option at the Mechanics Lab; Island hopping, bacterial style; DNA fingerprinting to go; and more.
  • August 10, 2012 Lab News - Hard data from a hard place: Science on Alaska’s North Slope; Modeling the Fukushima accident: MELCOR code used to model accidents at Fukushima; New Northrop Grumman, GE umbrella CRADAs tap wide range of Sandia expertise; and more.
  • July 27, 2012 Lab News - Fiery research: Computer models for propellant fires; Sandians honored by President Obama for early career accomplishments; Authors reprise 2010 paper showing increased productivity from more efficient lighting; and more.
  • July 13, 2012 Lab News - NNSA honors Sandian for helping with new data tool roll-out; Turning teacher in retirement offers a ‘purposeful and enjoyable way’ to help others; MIT climate skeptic speaks at Sandia; and more.
  • June 29, 2012 Lab News - Sandia wins four R&D 100 Awards; Cyber research facility opens at Sandia/California; Explosives legend Paul Cooper hangs up his teaching hat; and more.
  • June 15, 2012 Lab News - Follow the sun: Sandia solar-tracking technology fuels global business; An ideal companion for biofuels; Sandia/California honors young women for outstanding achievement in math and science; and more.
  • June 1, 2012 Lab News - Small worlds come into focus with new Sandia instrument; Sandia’s web tool identifies best energy storage options; Sandia helping nation find best way to protect infrastructure, recover from disasters; and more.
  • May 18, 2012 Lab News - Labs technology launched in first test flight of Army’s conventional Advanced Hypersonic Weapon; Sandia research comes up with unique materials approach to provide temperature-stable circuits; Old robot gets new life at New Mexico Highlands University; and more.
  • May 4, 2012 Lab News - A new twist on botulinum testing; Pedal to the metal: Sandian helps UNM students reach the finish line; Old robot gets new life at New Mexico Highlands University; and more.
  • April 20, 2012 Lab News - When seconds count: ER doc, Sandia engineer join forces on stronger trauma shears; Vestas to install research wind turbine at Sandia’s Lubbock test facility; Cheston Bailon’s path to Sandia passed through Iraq; and more.
  • March 23, 2012 Lab News - Neutron Generation: From tubes to chips; Experiments may force revision of astrophysical models of universe; SPIDERS microgrid project secures military installations; and more.
  • February 24, 2012 Lab News - Initial geothermal investment comes full circle in new project; Sandia working to improve nervous system control of prosthetics; Making an impact in the economy: New Mexico companies did $400 million in business with Sandia; and more.
  • February 10, 2012 Lab News - Sandia one of the ‘greatest research institutions in the world,’ visiting Energy Secretary Steven Chu says; Sandia tool determines value of solar photovoltaic power systems; Prestigious Asian American event comes to Albuquerque; and more.
  • January 27, 2012 Lab News - Legacy Waste Program nearing completion; Sandia researchers, UK partners publish groundbreaking work on Criegee intermediates in Science magazine; National Nuclear Science Week a glowing success; and more.
  • January 13, 2012 Lab News - Anthrax-killing foam proves effective in meth lab cleanup; Sandia cyber project looks to help IT professionals with complex Domain Name System vulnerabilities; Developing power-over-fiber communications cable: When total isolation is a good thing; Young Sandians say Martin Luther King paved their way; and more.
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