The Laboratory in the News

Countering the Growing Chem–Bio Threat
Commentary by Penrose (Parney) C. Albright

Responding to a Terrorist Attack Involving Chemical Warfare Agents
Livermore scientists are helping the nation strengthen plans to swiftly respond to an incident involving chemical warfare agents.

Revealing the Secrets of a Deadly Disease
A Livermore-developed system helps scientists better understand how plague bacteria infect healthy host cells.

A New Application for a Weapons Code
Simulations reveal for the first time how blast waves cause traumatic brain injuries.

Testing Valuable National Assets for X-Ray Damage
Experiments at the National Ignition Facility are measuring the effects of radiation on critical systems.

An Efficient Way to Harness the Sun’s Power
New solar thermal technology is designed to supply residential electric power at nearly half of the current retail price.



March 2010

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