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Water in trees LANL
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LANL - How Water Moves in Trees

At Los Alamos National Laboratory , the Ultra Low Field-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and neutron imaging experiment is conducted under a special growth lamp to induce stomatal openings. An LED lamp (no magnetic noise and heat produced) provides a high density of photosynthetically active radiation...
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Livermore Lab’s iCHIP: Heart-on-a-Chip

Through heart-on-a-chip—modeling a human heart on an engineered chip and measuring the effects of compound exposure on functions of heart tissue using microelectrodes—Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers aim to decrease the time needed for new drug trials and ensure that...
LLNL joins effort to 3D print parts for U.S. Navy
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LLNL joins effort to 3D print parts for U.S. Navy

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) are lending their expertise in metal additive manufacturing to a new collaboration aimed at 3D printing critical replacement parts for the U.S. Navy. The Office of Naval Research recently announced an award of $9 million to fund a...
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LLNL’s Carbon Nanotube Structure Research

Carbon nanomaterials are versatile materials that can exhibit a broad variety of mechanical, optical, electrical, and chemical properties by controlling their chemical structure. Just one form of these materials, carbon nanotubes (CNTs), can be manufactured for use in a variety of applications,...

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