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NMC NEWS

Thank You to All Who Helped Make 2022 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women A Big Success

Thank you to all who helped make this year’s 6th Summer Physics Camp for Young Women a big success! The camp, which is led by Anna Llobet of Los Alamos National Laboratory, has been running since 2016 and was held this year from June 6-17, 2022. The Summer Physics Camp for Young Women offers a
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Hjelm Speaks at Workshop on Scientific Need of Combined Neutrons and X-rays

Rex P. Hjelm, a New Mexico Consortium scientist, recently was invited to speak at the National Science Foundation Workshop on Scientific Need of Combined Neutrons and X-rays. This workshop was held in San Jose, California, 1-4 June 2022. Hjelm spoke as a subject matter expert on compact neutron and x-ray sources. He gave a presentation and
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Specifica Reaches Antibody Discovery Platform Transfer Agreement with Sanofi

Specifica, a privately held antibody engineering company focused on innovative in vitro antibody libraries and discovery tools, has reached an agreement with the global healthcare company Sanofi. In this agreement, Specifica’s Generation 3 Antibody Discovery Platform will be transferred to Sanofi. This will enable the integration of Specifica’s Gen 3 platform into Sanofi’s antibody discovery programs.
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NMC RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Hjelm Publishes Work on Gas Diffusion in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Hjelm Publishes Work on Gas Diffusion in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity New Mexico Consortium scientist, Rex P. Hjelm, recently published a new article, Gas diffusion through variably-water-saturated zeolitic tuff: Implications for transport following a subsurface nuclear event, in the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity.  When studying and understanding underground nuclear explosions (UNEs), it is important to understand
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NMC Scientist Rex P. Hjelm Publishes Work in International Journal of Coal Geology

NMC Scientist Rex P. Hjelm Publishes Work in International Journal of Coal Geology Rex P. Hjelm, a New Mexico Consortium scientist, recently published his work “Probing oil recovery in shale nanopores with small-angle and ultra-small-angle neutron scattering” in the International Journal of Coal Geology. Due to growing energy demands, it is critical to increase oil
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Emma Goldberg Recently Published in The American Naturalist

Emma Goldberg Recently Published in The American Naturalist New Mexico Consortium scientist, Emma Goldberg, recently published an article titled, Effects of plasticity on elevational range size and species richness in The American Naturalist. This research looks at “plasticity”, which is the process that causes an organism to develop different characteristics in different environments. Plasticity tends
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