The Laboratory in the News

An Energy Revolution Needs LIFE
Commentary by Mike Dunne

Igniting Our Energy Future
A power plant driven by laser fusion called LIFE could help the nation meet the increasing demand for safe, clean, and sustainable electricity.

A “Grand” Way to Visualize Science
Through Livermore’s Grand Challenge Program, scientists are allocated time on high-performance computers for simulating complex physical phenomena.

Going Smaller, Raising Sensitivity
By uniformly engineering a nanoscale surface, a Livermore-led team has vastly increased the sensitivity of a popular detection method.

New Insight into the Unseen World
A new high-throughput method combines several of Livermore’s unique technologies to link microbes’ activity to their identity.




July/August 2011

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