January 18, 2019

scientists display SpinDx device

Heat it and read it

Thanks to the addition of a heating element, Sandia's SpinDx can now perform both protein and nucleic acid tests to identify nearly any cause of illness, including viruses, bacteria, toxins or immune system markers of chemical agent exposure.

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Pam Hansen-Hellwege

“White Christmas” and a wish for current and future generations

Baby Boomer Pam Hansen-Hellwege reflects on a conversation with millenials and children about the lack of diversity in the 1954 movie White Christmas. Seeing their observations as a hopeful sign for the future, she notes that at least two generations of citizens she interacts with on a regular basis see a whole community of people when they look at the horizon.

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