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April 2004

The Laboratory in the News

Computing Science: One Arrow in the Quiver for Homeland Security
Commentary by Wayne Shotts

On the Front Lines of Biodefense
The Laboratory’s pathogen bioinformatics group is developing ways to rapidly identify microbes that could pose a threat to the nation’s citizens, livestock, and crops.

Defending against Corrosion
Livermore researchers are designing a rugged system to prevent nuclear wastes from seeping into the environment at the proposed underground repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Engine Shows Diesel Efficiency without the Emissions
Computer models are helping Laboratory engineers better understand the homogeneous compression charge ignition engine, a fuel-efficient engine with reduced emissions.

Patents and Awards

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