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Time for Students to Register for Supercomputing Challenge!

It is time to register for this year’s Supercomputing Challenge! The Supercomputing Challenge is a program for middle and high schools students to come up with a computational science project that they work on throughout the school year. This year is the 32nd Supercomputing Challenge! Interested students can register from September 1-30, 2021. The official

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Prosel Biosciences, a new start-up company in New Mexico

Prosel Biosciences is a new biotech start-up company based in New Mexico that has developed Selenoexpress™ – a selenoprotein engineering and expression platform in recombinant green algae. Prosel uses the Selenoexpress™ platform to design, express and produce high-value industrial enzymes and cGMP-grade human therapeutic proteins that have greater catalytic activity and stability. The Selenoexpress™ platform

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2021 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women a Success!

This year’s Summer Physics Camp for Young Women, sponsored in part by the New Mexico Consortium (NMC), successfully hosted 40 high school students from Northern and Central New Mexico and Hawaii. This camp gives students the opportunity to explore what it is like to have a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Anna

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Rex Hjelm Presents his Work at SSRL and LCLS Users’ Conference

New Mexico Consortium (NMC) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) scientist Rex Hjelm will present his work at the joint Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) Users’ Conference will be held online in September 20-24, 2021. The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers in all areas

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Dr. Alina Corcoran Gives Presentation on Algae

Dr. Alina Corcoran, a senior research scientist at the New Mexico Consortium, who also holds appointments at New Mexico State University and Los Alamos National Laboratory, will be giving a live-streamed presentation through the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) titled, “Algae: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, on Thursday July 1, 2021 at 7pm.

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NMC Supports J. Robert Oppenheimer Scholarship for Local Students

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is a proud supporter of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee (JROMC) scholarships.  This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors at Los Alamos, Pojoaque Valley, Santa Fe and Capital High Schools based on merit and to recognize a variety of achievements. The JROMC is dedicated to preserving the legacy

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LANL Scientists Use Supercomputer Simulations To Understand COVID-19 Variant

LANL Scientists Use Supercomputer Simulations To Understand COVID-19 Variant Sandrasegaram Gnanakaran and Bette Korber, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and affiliated with the New Mexico Consortium, recently published their work titled, The SARS-CoV-2 Spike variant D614G favors an open conformational state, in Science Advances. In this research, the scientists found that by looking at

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New Publication on Auroral-like Phenomenon in AGU Advances

There has been a new publication on the structures of an auroral-like phenomenon, named STEVE, and discovered by the Aurorasaurus team along with collaboration from many aurora-chasers. Dr. Elizabeth Macdonald, a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientist who works in collaboration with the New Mexico Consortium, along with colleagues, recently published her work, The Mysterious

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Congratulations To All Students Who Completed Supercomputing Challenge!

Congratulations to all the students who completed the 2020/2021 Supercomputing Challenge! The Supercomputing Challenge is a program for middle, and high schools students to come up with a computational science project and work on it all year long. This year’s Supercomputing Challenge, with the theme “Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time”,

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UbiQD Featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

UbiQD, Inc. is featured in Bloomberg Businessweek in an article titled, “How to Grow Better Lettuce…In Space” by Larissa Zimberloff. UbiQD and the University of Arizona conducted a NASA-funded study to look at whether UbiQD’s quantum dot films could greatly improve the growing outcome of crops grown in space. For this project, they created a

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