Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) was established in 1943 is a Department of Energy funded lab managed by Los Alamos National Security LLC. The primary purposes of LANL are involve national security, outer space, renewable energy, medicine, technology and nanotechnology/supercomputing. LANL conducts testing of materials and employs material engineers, chemists, physicists, biologists and other professionals. LANL publishes its findings and research on-line and news releases. LANL has an operating budget of over $2.2 billion.

Address
P.O. Box 1663. Los Alamos, NM 87545
Website
http://www.lanl.gov/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Alamos_National_Laboratory
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Space Exploration

Chinese moon probe begins return to Earth with lunar samples

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Astronomy

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Surgery

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Oncology & Cancer

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Business

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Cell & Microbiology

Researchers identify bacteria that can make the Bolson tortoise ill

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