Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

An artist's rendering of the planet (NASA)

Planet Formation Re-Created In Lawrence Livermore Lab

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using lasers to create the pressure and temperatures needed for planet formation as a way to calculate how bodies in our solar system have evolved.

01/22/2015

Mount Merapi is seen from Tunggul Arum village 2006. (Dimas Ardian/Getty Images)

Volcanic Eruptions Likely Slowing Global Warming, Livermore Scientists Conclude

The impact of climate change would likely be felt even more strongly if not for 15 years of volcanic activity that have caused a “warming hiatus,” according to a report in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

01/09/2015

Contaminated Lettuce

Livermore Researchers Develop Spray-On, DNA ‘Barcode’ To Instantly Trace Tainted Food

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a startup firm have developed a spray that can allow contaminated food to be traced back to its source within an hour.

01/07/2015

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Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore Lab

A device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.

07/08/2014

On May 30, Livermore will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day

Livermore Pays Homage To Element That Put City On The Periodic Table

Livermore, one of six cities an element is named after, will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day on May 30.

05/23/2014

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

New Desalinization Method From Livermore Lab Could Help California Through Drought

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Lab have come up with an innovative plan to preserve fresh drinking water during this drought. Scientists have a new way to take the salt out of saltwater.

04/09/2014

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

Nuclear Fusion Project Takes Key Step In Livermore Lab Test

Scientists in the Bay Area say they’ve taken a key step toward harnessing nuclear fusion as a new way to generate power, an idea that has been pursued for decades.

02/13/2014

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

Furloughs Possible At Lawrence Livermore Lab If Shutdown Continues

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.

10/14/2013

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

High-Security Nuclear Weapons Material Leaves Livermore Lab

Federal officials say Lawrence Livermore Laboratory is no longer home to some high-security, special nuclear weapons materials.

09/23/2012

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

High-Security Nuclear Materials Removed From Lawrence Livermore Lab

The removal of nuclear material items that required the highest level of security at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s plutonium facility was completed Friday.

09/22/2012

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