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Robert Keepin Nonproliferation Science Summer Program

Los Alamos National Laboratory will be hosting the annual Dr. G. Robert Keepin Nonproliferation Science Summer Program during the summer of 2022. The 8-week intensive program will take place from June 21 to August 12, 2022. This summer program is aimed for students interested in nuclear security science and nonproliferation. It will consist of hands-on

Aurorasaurus Presents at Community and Citizen Science in the Far North Conference

The Aurorasaurus team recently presented at the Community and Citizen Science in the Far North Conference hosted by the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS). This conference took place Tuesday, 5 October 2021 to Thursday, 7 October 2021. This virtual conference focused on community and citizen science research in the Arctic, and was held in

Spartina Biotechnologies creates technology to battle Covid-19

Spartina Biotechnologies, a Santa Fe company founded in 2015 by Paul Laur and Richard Sayre, is raising money for a platform designed to battle disease such as Covid-19 and other viruses. How does this platform work? Spartina Biotechnologies’ technology packages RNA, a type of genetic molecule, into exosomes, lipid vesicles shuttle proteins and genetic information


SMILab Presents Results for Safer Wireless Sensor Networks

SMILab at UNM presents results on cyber security research and training for safer Wireless Sensor Networks, Structural Health Monitoring and Secure Digital Twins. The New Mexico Consortium is supporting the exploration of cyber security in the context of Structural Health Monitoring and Advanced Wireless Sensor Networks. The project is part of a common collaboration between

Viral Load Dynamics in Hospitalized Patients with Severe Coronavirus Disease

Alan Perelson, a Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist and New Mexico Consortium affiliate, along with colleagues, recently published his study looking at the viral load dynamics in hospitalized patients with severe coronavirus disease. This work is titled: Viral Load Kinetics of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Hospitalized Individuals With Coronavirus Disease 2019.  It

Richard Sayre, NMC Scientist, Featured in Open Access Government

The research of Richard T. Sayre, a senior scientist at the New Mexico Consortium, was recently featured in an article titled Supercharging biological carbon capture and food production in the digital publication Open Access Government. Sayre’s research looks at bioengineering for improved photosynthesis in order to strengthen and magnify food production and carbon sequestration. It