Friday, October 23, 2009

SAGE awards honor women making a difference

SAGE magazine, the Albuquerque Journal's monthly magazine for women, has announced the winners of its SAGE 20 Women Making a Difference award. Science: Bette Korber, an immunologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory who is working on a global HIV database and an AIDS vaccine.

Researchers revisit 'first experiments'

MaRIE is a potentially far-reaching project designed to anchor LANL research into the coming decades. The concept, which is still under development and beginning to take a more definite shape, is about an experimental facility that would be devoted to advanced materials research and charged with creating high performance materials of the future. (Full story)

Standards for a new genomic era

The bill contains $6.38 billion in stockpile stewardship for the National Nuclear Security Administration, much of which will be directed to Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories. (Full story)

Honey bees trained to detect contraband

How are honey bees being trained to detect explosives and narcotics? Scientist Robert Wingo of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, [spoke] on "Explosives and Narcotics Detection by Monitoring of the Proboscis Extension Reflex in Apis mellifera (Honey Bee)" (Full story)

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