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2012-07-10 23:02:17

Coronado Ventures Forum, the New Mexico non-profit that educates investors and entrepreneurs on the process of early-stage, private equity funding, presents its monthly forum on Human Computer Interation Beyond the Tablet on Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Albuquerque, NM. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 Coronado Ventures Forum will explore Human Computer Interaction on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Hotel Andaluz, in Albuquerque. The unique setting will allow the audience to...

Sandia National Labs Scientist Arrested
2012-06-06 09:42:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com A Sandia National Labs scientist was arrested recently because he allegedly stole laboratory research and shared it with China. Jianyu Huang is being accused of stealing research belonging to the U.S. that he claimed was his own original research that he shared with several Chinese universities. He went online to share the data with the country's state-run schools. Sandia National Labs said that he did not have access to classified national security...

2012-05-30 08:45:58

A Sandia National Laboratories technology has been used to remove radioactive material from more than 43 million gallons of contaminated wastewater at Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Sandia researchers had worked around the clock following the March 2011 disaster to show the technology worked in seawater, which was pumped in to cool the plant's towers. "It's the kind of thing that sends a chill," said Mark Rigali, manager of the geochemistry group at Sandia. "We've...

2012-05-17 14:21:30

Navy pilots and other flight specialists soon will have a new “smart machine” installed in training simulators that learns from expert instructors to more efficiently train their students. Sandia National Laboratories´ Automated Expert Modeling & Student Evaluation (AEMASE, pronounced “amaze”) is being provided to the Navy as a component of flight simulators. Components are now being used to train Navy personnel to fly H-60 helicopters and a complete system...

Miniature Sandia Sensors May Advance Climate Studies
2012-04-11 08:18:45

Self-sealing valves also increase data reliability for airborne industrial and battlefield gas detection and point-of-contact medicine An air sampler the size of an ear plug is expected to cheaply and easily collect atmospheric samples to improve computer climate models. "We now have an inexpensive tool for collecting pristine vapor samples in the field," said Sandia National Laboratories researcher Ron Manginell, lead author of the cover story for the Review of Scientific Instruments,...

2012-02-22 12:15:02

Sandia National Laboratories researchers, using off-the-shelf equipment in a chemistry lab, have been working on ways to improve amputees´ control over prosthetics with direct help from their own nervous systems. Organic materials chemist Shawn Dirk, robotics engineer Steve Buerger and others are creating biocompatible interface scaffolds. The goal is improved prosthetics with flexible nerve-to-nerve or nerve-to-muscle interfaces through which transected nerves can grow, putting small...

2012-01-19 14:00:00

Noribachi, advancing informed grid interaction through smart energy products, enhances parking lot lighting at Sandia Resort & Casino with custom designed LED bulb and solar hybridization upgrades. Noribachi created custom solar panel additions for 52 of Sandia´s fixtures, resulting in Noribachi´s second largest solar hybridization upgrade to date. Hawthorne, CA (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 Noribachi, advancing informed grid interaction through smart energy products, enhances...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.