Researchers Test Nuclear Blast Defense Against Earth-Threatening Killer AsteroidsIt sounds like a scene from a Hollywood sci-fi thriller, but researchers from Lawrence Livermore National lab have joined with an Air Force team of technologists to test if a nuclear blast could be used to deflect a earth-threatening asteroid.
Cal, Lawrence Livermore Scientists Create 3D Printer With Potential To Print Living OrgansResearchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore Lab have created a new kind of 3D printer that could potentially manufacture living human organs.
Lawrence Livermore Lab Puts Declassified Nuclear Test Films On YouTubeOnce-classified films of nuclear tests are now posted to YouTube.
Scientists Zero In On DNA In Hair Samples With Extraordinary AccuracyOn the crime show NCIS, one hair leads to a killer. That was once the stuff of fantasy, but no more.
Former Lawrence Livermore Scientist Used Fake Data For Federal FundingS. Darin Kinion, of Lafayette, was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to submitting false data and reports to defraud the government.
Lawrence Livermore Lab Seismologists To Run Simulation Of Napa Earthquake Using SupercomputersSeismologists at the Lawrence Livermore Lab will use their supercomputers to simulate detailed ground motion from last month’s earthquake in Napa.
Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore LabA 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.
New Desalinization Method From Livermore Lab Could Help California Through DroughtResearchers 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.
Nuclear Fusion Project Takes Key Step In Livermore Lab TestScientists 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.
Furloughs Possible At Lawrence Livermore Lab If Shutdown ContinuesThe 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.
37 Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Arrested At Livermore LabThirty-seven protesters were arrested outside the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory during an annual Good Friday demonstration against the lab's involvement in developing nuclear weapons.
Livermore Lab's Snakeskin-Like Suit Protects Against Chemical, Biological AttacksScientists are designing a snakeskin-like protective suit that would shield its wearers against a chemical or biological attack.
'Star Trek' Sequel Scenes Filmed At Lawrence Livermore LabTo the delight of Bay Area Trekkies, scene of the latest "Star Trek" movie are being filmed at Lawrence Livermore Lab. John Ramos reports...