The Laboratory in the News

Toward a New Era of Global Security
Commentary by Penrose (Parney) C. Albright

Science in Support of International Weapon Treaties
Lawrence Livermore’s long-standing technical support for treaties that ban or limit weapons of mass destruction has been an important—if relatively unknown—contribution toward global security

Crossing Computational Frontiers
Access to extremely powerful supercomputers allows researchers to solve problems at levels of complexity and with higher fidelity than was previously possible.

Quickly Identifying Viable Pathogens from the Environment
A Laboratory-developed technique reduces the time needed to identify live biological agents released in a contamination incident.

A Discriminating Device to Detect Antineutrinos
An aboveground antineutrino detector that eliminates background radiation improves monitoring for nuclear reactors and enhances nonproliferation efforts.




September 2010

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