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Sandia pushes STEM education through youth program
Albuquerque Business First, June 17, 2013

Hoboken embraces electric grid pilot program
San Francisco Chronicle, June 13, 2013

Sandia battles smartphone cyber threat
Albuquerque Journal, June 9, 2013

The history of bullet innovation
New York Times Magazine, June 7, 2013

Experts seek to unlock mysteries of Old Faithful, other Yellowstone geysers
The Billings Gazette, June 4, 2013

Creating Tomorrow's Scientists
Hispanic Business, May 28, 2013

How 'Unmaking' Explosives Might Save Soldiers' Lives
Forbes, May 28, 2013

DARPA's Amazing New Cyberarms
Fast Company, May 6, 2013

America's Fertilizer Keeps Blowing Up. It Doesn't Have To.
Mother Jones, May 2, 2013

IED-Free Fertilizer? New Mix Can't Be Used in Bombs
Popular Mechanics, May 1, 2013

Sandia Labs researcher develops fertilizer without the explosive potential
Gizmag, April 26, 2013

New Chemical Trick To Make Fertilizer That Won't Explode
Popular Science, April 24, 2013

Engineers at Sandia Natl Labs Develop New Fertilizer That Can't Detonate Explosives
KUNM, April 24, 2013

A new, safer fertilizer could help cut down on homemade bombs around the world
The Verge, April 23, 2013

Sandia develops nonexplosive fertilizer
Albuquerque Journal, April 23, 2013

Harper’s device would detect anthrax
Albuquerque Journal, April 21, 2013

Sandia Labs SpinDX tech to warn of ricin attacks
Fox News, April 18, 2013

Solar’s glittery future
Local iQ, April 10, 2013

Sandia device offers quick field biotests
Albuquerque Journal, April 8, 2013

Making Robots Mimic the Human Hand
The New York Times, March 29, 2013

A look at Sandia National Laboratories, then and now
Albuquerque Business First, March 22, 2013

Biologists Concoct “Zombie-Like” Cells
The Quad, March 13, 2013

$28.2M for United Way
Albuquerque Journal, March 8, 2013

MidiWing opens up music creation to everybody
Gizmag, March 6, 2013

The stuff of world's largest fiber optic LAN: Sandia's network by the numbers
Government Computer News, March 5, 2013

World's Largest Fiber Optic Network Speeds Nuclear Research
Popular Science, March 4, 2013

Sandia adapts its cybersecurity skills for biz world
Albuquerque Business First, March 1, 2013

The World's Biggest Fiber LAN Lives at a Nuclear Weapons Research Lab
Gizmodo, March 1, 2013

Sandia National Labs builds massive fiber-optic network
Albuquerque Business First, Feb. 28, 2013

Rep. Eric Swalwell Applauds Partnership Between Sandia National Laboratories and Cool Earth Solar
San Ramon Patch, Feb. 21, 2013

'Zombie' Cells Created In New Mexico Lab Said To Outperform Living Ones In Some Ways
The Huffington Post, Feb. 21, 2013

Sandia unveils two cyber engineering research facilities
Albuquerque Business First, Feb. 19, 2013

New 'Zombie' Cells Outperform the Living in the Lab
Science World Report, Feb. 18, 2013

Hommert optimistic about Sandia Labs’ economic future
Albuquerque Journal, Feb. 13, 2013

Sandia Researcher Looks for Bad Guys in Cyberspace
Lab Manager Magazine, Feb. 12, 2013

Tunguska Lessons: What If Friday's Asteroid Hit Earth
Space.com, Feb. 12, 2013

Responsive design: Planning for future-friendly websites
FCW, Feb. 11, 2013

Electronics flair in accessible music instrument
Electronics News, Feb. 11, 2013

'Zombie' replica cells may outperform live ones in nanofabrication
Nanowerk, Feb. 8, 2013

In Hollywood, buzz beats star power when it comes to predicting box office take
Science News, Feb. 7, 2013

No Layoffs, Furloughs Planned at Sandia
Albuquerque Journal, Feb. 6, 2013

Ancient Americans Weren’t Wiped out by a Comet?
National Geographic, Feb. 4, 2013

Sandia Labs reveals local economic impact for FY 2012
Albuquerque Business First, Feb. 4, 2013

Sandia team remembers Columbia disaster
KOB-TV, Feb. 1, 2013

How scientists used soap bubbles to better understand jet fuel fires
Geek.com, Jan. 30, 2013

Comet not responsible for Clovis disappearance
TG Daily
, Jan. 30, 2013

Technologist Richard Simpson: Helping Solve Sandia’s Unique Problems
Lab Manager Magazine, Jan. 28, 2013

Airborne Nuclear Forensics Tool Being Prepared
Nextgov, Jan. 24, 2013

Sun on Earth
Deixis Magazine, Jan. 24, 2013

How An Elite Nerd Squad Dismantled The Unabomber's Last Deadly Device
Popular Science, Jan. 22, 2013

Glitter-Sized Solar Photovoltaic Cells Could Revolutionize Solar Collection
Living Green Magazine, Jan. 17, 2013

Top technology officer named VP of Sandia's California lab
Pleasanton Weekly, Jan. 18, 2013

Sandia's Livermore lab taps new vice president
Contra Costa Times, Jan. 16, 2013

After Fukushima, U.S. Seeks to Advance Small Nuclear Reactors
Forbes, Jan. 15, 2013

Blue-Green Algae Biofuel Research Continues
Clean Technica, Jan. 15, 2013

Algae fuel development could replace 17 percent of oil imports
Fierce Energy, Jan. 14, 2013

Monster Machines: UAVs Know Who Launched The Nuke
Gizmodo Australia, Jan. 15, 2013

Airborne pods tracing nuclear bomb’s origins
Homeland Security News Wire, Jan. 11, 2013

Financial Institutions Turn to NSA To Help Thwart Web Assaults
Albuquerque Journal, Jan. 11, 2013

DOE Asks for 30-Petaflop Supercomputer
Slashdot, Jan. 11, 2013

Sandia, U.S. Air Force test airborne Harvester sensor payload
Avionics Intelligence, Jan. 10, 2013

Newly-tested drone could trace nuclear weapon origins
Government Security News, Jan. 10, 2013

Local students participate in 'Dognapping Workshop'
KOB-TV, Jan. 8, 2013

Issues to Watch: National Labs - Who will manage Sandia Labs?
Albuquerque Business First, Dec. 28, 2012

Sandia Plays Key Role in Hypersonic Weapon
Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 27, 2012

Sandia Labs expands, upgrades solar R&D
Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 24, 2012

Good Solar Project? Sandia Helps Investors Bank On It
EarthTechling blog, Dec. 29, 2012

Sandia National Lab Building Solar Test Centers Across U.S.
Solar Industry, Dec. 26, 2012

Sustainability push unites Sandia facilities and research
R&D Magazine, Dec. 19, 2012

Sandia Labs launches wounded vet career program
Mother Nature Network, Dec. 18, 2012

Sandia launches new innovation project
New Mexico Business Weekly, Dec. 18, 2012

NNSA Highlights Achievements and Improvements in 2012
Los Alamos Daily Post, Dec. 18, 2012

Sandia celebrates 50 years of rocket science at facility
New Mexico Business Weekly, Dec. 17, 2012

Sinkhole prompts 6-month road study
The Advocate, Dec. 17, 2012

Sandia creates cyber security institute
Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 17, 2012

Seismic study aimed at smuggler's tunnels
UPI, Dec. 10, 2012

Cleanroom: The Machine That Manufactures Air
The Atlantic, Dec. 6, 2012

Detecting Tunnels Using Seismic Waves not as Simple as it Sounds
Lab Manager Magazine, Dec. 7, 2012

Labs Hires Wounded Vets
Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 6, 2012

Sandia Labs launch wounded veteran hiring program
New Mexico Business Weekly, Dec. 7, 2012

Energy Department Efficiency Project Earns Randd Magazine Editor's Choice Award
Electric Light & Power, Dec. 5, 2012

Willis Whitfield, Inventor of Clean Room That Purges Tiny Particles, Dies at 92
The New York Times, Dec. 4, 2012

Leon Smith Had Role in Assembling WWII Atom Bombs
Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 5, 2012

DOE Establishes New Hub To Develop Battery And Energy Storage Tech
Renew Grid Magazine, Dec. 3, 2012

U.S. DoE launches effort to supercharge battery tech investment
DVICE, Dec. 3, 2012

The Science Behind the Simplest Type of Solar Power
Gizmodo, Dec. 3, 2012

Government, Universities Join Forces for Battery Technology
Yahoo! News, Dec. 3, 2012

Viewpoint: Matter-Wave Self-Interferometry
Physics, Dec. 3, 2012

Sandia Helps DOE Bring Large-Scale Solar Systems to Market
Lab Manager Magazine, Nov. 30, 2012

Smart Helmets Could Flag Players at Trauma Risk
Scientific American: podcast, Nov. 29, 2012

One-on-One with Paul Hommert
Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 3, 2012

Editorial: Clean Room Inventor Embodied Innovation
Albuquerque Journal, Nov. 29, 2012

Shock Tube Used By Researchers For Insight Into Physics Early In Blasts
redOrbit, Nov. 27, 2012

Sandia supercomputer aims to improve helmet design
Government Security News, Nov. 26, 2012

Sandia Cooler Blows Traditional CPU Coolers Away
Earth Techling, Nov. 26, 2012

Half a Century of Ultra-Clean Technology
Albuquerque Journal, Nov. 27, 2012

Sandia Labs celebrates 50th anniversary of clean room patent
New Mexico Business Weekly, Nov. 26, 2012

Nano insights could lead to improved nuclear reactors
Nuclear Power Daily, Nov. 22, 2012

Researchers use Shock Tube for Insight into Physics Early in Blasts
Lab Manager Magazine, Nov. 23, 2012

Researchers use shock tube for insight into physics early in blasts
R&D Magazine, Nov. 20, 2012

Nano insights could lead to improved nuclear reactors
Lab Spaces, Nov. 20, 2012

Lab staff donates mound of turkeys
KRQE-TV, Nov. 20, 2012

How Droughts Can Cause Power Outages
Yahoo! News, Nov. 19, 2012

Supercomputer 'can help prevent brain injuries'
Serious Law, Nov. 19, 2012

Supercomputer simulations aid study of traumatic brain injury
EE Times, Nov. 15, 2012

Quality N.M. Awards Unveiled
Albuquerque Journal, Nov. 16, 2012

How Droughts Can Cause Power Outages
Mashable, Nov. 16, 2012

Solar test facility upgrades complete, lead to better capabilities at Sandia for power industry
Benzinga, Nov. 14, 2012

Sandia National Labs, Don Gorman Electric recognized for supporting military members
New Mexico Business Weekly, Nov. 12, 2012

A robot bomb tester
Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence, Nov. 11, 2012

Price of valor: Salutes well-earned
Albuquerque Journal, Nov. 12, 2012

Sandia seeks to improve national security, nuclear safety
Fierce Energy, Nov. 9, 2012

New Nano Trap Protects Environment
Lab Manager Magazine, Nov. 7, 2012

Sandia Labs Sign R&D Agreements with GE and Northrop Grumman
Lab Manager Magazine, Nov. 6, 2012

Specialized Planning Needs Contribute to Rising B-61 Expense: Pentagon
Global Security Newswire, Nov. 5, 2012

Sandia signs two new research agreements
New Mexico Business Weekly, Nov. 5, 2012

300,000 Android 'Phones' Roam a Virtual Town
Yahoo! Finance, Nov. 4, 2012

A cell for a cell
Chemistry World, Oct. 31, 2012

Sandia National Laboratories To Assist Navajo Nation in Developing Energy Resources
Indian Country, Oct. 29, 2012

Researchers find tin nanoparticles promising electrode material for sodium-ion batteries
Green Car Congress, Oct. 26, 2012

‘Make A Difference’ Restores Man’s Faith
Albuquerque Journal, Oct. 28, 2012

Navajo energy to get help from lab
The Durango Herald, Oct. 26, 2012

Former Tulsan Working on ‘Mega’ simulation
Tulsa World, Oct. 28, 2012

Sandia Snares Four Tech Awards
Albuquerque Journal, Oct. 24, 2012

Sandia Labs To Help Navajos on Energy
Albuquerque Journal, Oct. 23, 2012

Federal lab to provide technical assistance as Navajo Nation develops energy resources
Pendleton Times-Post, Oct. 22, 2012

Stochastic Mapping Could Speed Foodborne Illness Tracking
Food Quality, Oct. 22, 2012

Sandia takes home four Federal Laboratory Consortium awards
New Mexico Business Weekly, Oct. 22, 2012

Sandia labs to share expertise with Navajo Nation
Farmington Daily Times, Oct. 21, 2012

Sandia Labs Study of Cyber Disruptions on Mobile Devices Has GPS Spoofing Element
Inside GNSS, Oct. 17, 2012

In Depth interviews - Oct. 16
Federal News Radio, Oct. 16, 2012

Clean, Limitless Fusion Power Could Arrive Sooner Than Expected
Wireless Design & Development, Oct. 16, 2012

Android Network Created to Study Cyber Disruptions
Security Today, Oct. 15, 2012

Fearless Felix's suit getting attention
KRQE-TV, Oct. 15, 2012

Sandia Labs simulates Android network to study cyber security
Gizmag, Oct. 12, 2012

Recreating White Dwarf Atmospheres in the Lab
Discovery News, Oct. 10, 2012

How to secure 300,000 smart phones? MegaDroid can help.
GCN, Oct. 9, 2012

Clean, limitless fusion power could arrive sooner than expected
ExtremeTech, Oct. 8, 2012

Sandia’s Lipinski wins award for Mars rover work
New Mexico Business Weekly, Oct. 5, 2012

Sandia Labs' MegaDroid project simulates 300,000 Android phones to fight wireless catastrophes
Engadget,
Oct. 5, 2012

MegaDroid: 300,000 Androids clustered together to study network havoc
Ars Technica,
Oct. 3, 2012

MegaDroid Program Simulates 300,000 Android Smartphones, Created By Sandia National Labs
TPM: Idea Lab,
Oct. 3, 2012

300,000 Android 'Phones' Roam a Virtual Town
New York Times,
 Oct. 3, 2012

Sandia Model To Help Trace Food Contamination
RedOrbit,
Sept. 30, 2012

A step closer to harnessing fusion power
NBC News, Sept. 20, 2012

Brain Activity Predicts Test Performance
RedOrbit, Sept. 19, 2012

A Step Forward for Fusion
ScienceNOW, Sept. 18, 2012

The B61 bomb: A case study in needs and costs
The Washington Post, Sept. 16, 2012

Cheap parts drive robotic hand that’s smart and flexible
Toronto Star, Sept. 7, 2012

World's smallest neutron generator – it's not just for nukes anymore
Gizmag, Aug. 24, 2012

Nimble-fingered robot could disarm bombs, put batteries in flashlight
NBC News, Aug. 20, 2012

Affordable Robot Hand Made with Cellphone Parts Can Replace Its Own Fingers
Popular Science, Aug. 20, 2012

Four fingers are enough
Salon, Aug. 20, 2012

Four-fingered robot can replace flashlight batteries
Nature, Aug. 20, 2012

4-Fingered Robot Can Replace Flashlight Batteries
Scientific American, Aug. 19, 2012

This Week In Bots: Don't Fear The Robot
Fast Company, Aug. 17, 2012

DARPA-Funded Robot Gives Troops a Helping Hand Dismantling Explosives
PCWorld, Aug. 17, 2012

Sandia modular robot hand brings a delicate touch to bomb disposal
Gizmag, Aug. 17, 2012

Robot hand for bomb disposal lets its fingers fall off
New Scientist, Aug. 17, 2012

Get a Grip With the Ultimate Bomb Squad
Discovery News, Aug. 16, 2012

This DARPA-funded robot hand can replace its own fingers
The Verge, Aug. 16, 2012

This Tool-Wielding Robot Hand Can Be Mass Produced For Cheap
Gizmodo, Aug. 16, 2012

Sandia National Labs Gives Roboticists a Hand
IEEE Spectrum, Aug. 16, 2012

Video: Sandia modular robotic hand is most lifelike yet
DVICE, Aug. 16, 2012

The World's Largest X-Ray Generator, the Z Machine, Inspires Art
The Atlantic, Aug. 13, 2012

Z Machine Produces Six Times the World's Energy to Create White Dwarf Star
TIME, Aug. 10, 2012

Are Vertical Axis Turbines the Future of Offshore Wind Power?
IEEE Spectrum, Aug. 9, 2012

Sandia Labs says vertical axis wind turbines have offshore potential
EcoSeed, Aug. 1, 2012

Z, the diamond-melting machine with lightning veins
New Scientist, Aug. 3, 2012

Sandia Labs investigates new offshore wind turbine designs
Gizmag, Aug. 1, 2012

Vertical wind turbines a better option?
UPI, July 31, 2012

Vertical Wind Turbines Go Offshore
Discovery News, July 30, 2012

NMSU engineering alum honored by President Obama for early career accomplishments
Las Cruces Sun-News, July 27, 2012

Brilliant Spinning Heatsink Cools CPUs 30 Times More Efficiently
Gizmodo, June 21, 2012

Want: Sandia's brilliant, hyper-efficient CPU cooler
DVICE, June 20, 2012

Rough Sketch: Self-Guided Bullet
Popular Science, June 7, 2012

Sandia National Laboratories generates neutrons in a radical way
Engadget, April 17, 2012

Experimental smart outlet could turn homes into power islands
CNET: SmartPlanet, March 5, 2012

"Interface scaffolds" could wire prosthetics directly into amputees' nervous systems
Gizmag, March 4, 2012

Sandia Labs develops self monitoring smart outlet, still needs you to plug it in
Engadget, March 1, 2012

Prosthetics Breakthrough Might Fuse Nerves With Fake Limbs
Wired: Danger Room, Feb. 27, 2012

New Neural Interfaces Can Bring True Feeling to Artificial Limbs
Popular Science, Feb. 27, 2012

Sandia anthrax foam used for meth cleanup
KRQE News 13, Feb. 22, 2012

Sandia Labs' Self-Guided Bullet for Future Soldiers
ABC News, Feb. 1, 2012

Self-Guided Bullet Spots, Steers and Nails Its Target
Wired, Feb. 1, 2012

Sandia Labs engineers create 'self-guided' bullet
The Washington Times, Feb. 1, 2012

Self-steering bullet researched by US weapons experts
BBC News, Jan. 31, 2012

Smart Bullet May Have Your Name On It
Discovery News, Jan. 31, 2012

Light test for laser-guided bullet
NewScientist, Jan. 30, 2012

Vertical Wind Turbines Go Offshore