Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories was founded in 1949 and is a government-owned/contractor operated facility. Lockheed Martin is the private sector contractor operator. Sandia National Laboratories mission is to address national security in the area of nuclear weapons, energy, resource and nonproliferation, defense systems and assessments, homeland security and defense. Sandi National Laboratories main facilities are in New Mexico and California with a number of smaller labs within the US.

Address
Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, PO Box 5800 Albuquerque, NM 87185; Sandia National Laboratories, California PO Box 969, Livermore, CA 94551-0969
Website
http://www.sandia.gov/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandia_National_Laboratories

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Immunology

Using biomimicry to detect outbreaks faster

Our immune systems are made up of billions of white blood cells searching for signs of infections and foreign invaders, ready to raise the alarm.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Testing for Zika virus: There's an app for that

Add rapid, mobile testing for Zika and other viruses to the list of things that smartphone technology is making possible. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a smartphone-controlled, battery-operated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers discover mechanism for Rift Valley fever virus infection

Viruses can't live without us—literally. As obligate parasites, viruses need a host cell to survive and grow. Scientists are exploiting this characteristic by developing therapeutics that close off pathways necessary for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Starving cancer instead of feeding it poison

A patent application for a drug that could destroy the deadly childhood disease known as acute lymphoblastic leukemia—and potentially other cancers as well—has been submitted by researchers at Sandia National Laboratories, ...

Medical research

Researchers find clues to superbug evolution

Imagine going to the hospital with one disease and coming home with something much worse, or not coming home at all. With the emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistance pathogens, healthcare-associated infections have ...

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