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  • National Nuclear Security Administration Director Frank Klotz, center, talks about the challenges the agency will have as it tries to modernize some of its facilities during a new conference at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

    Head of federal nuclear agency visits New Mexico

    Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz on Thursday pointed to renovations at one of the nation's top federal labs as examples of what the National Nuclear Security Administration needs to do as it looks to modernize its operations across the country.


  • Scientists create take-home fertility test for men

    Two former Sandia National Laboratories scientists have come up with what they say is a take-home fertility test for men, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1fEfU8I) Friday.


  • Feds extend Lockheed management of Sandia

    The federal government says it will extend Lockheed Martin's contract to manage Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque for two more years.


  • Sandia Labs releases economic impact report

    Sandia National Laboratories says it spent about $975 million dollars on goods and services during the last fiscal year, and more than 40 percent of that went to New Mexico businesses.


  • Sandia Lab building solar test centers across US

    One of the National Security Administration's three national laboratories is building regional testing centers around the country to field-test hardware for solar companies before their multimillion-dollar solar systems are installed in buildings.


  • NM scientist pleads not guilty to stealing data

    A former scientist at Sandia National Labs in New Mexico has pleaded not guilty to charges of stealing research to share with China.


  • Sandia Labs engineers create 'self-guided' bullet

    Figuring out how to pack a processor and other electronics into a machine gun bullet has been a challenge for engineers at Sandia National Laboratories, so weapons experts say the miniature guidance system the lab has developed is a breakthrough.


  • Sandia Labs engineers create 'self-guided' bullet

    A bullet that directs itself like a tiny guided missile and can hit a target more than a mile away has the potential to change the battlefield for soldiers without costing too much, engineers at Sandia National Laboratories said Wednesday.


  • ** FILE ** Dry cask units store nuclear fuel at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon, Vt., in June 2009. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

    Nuke-depository hunt may point to granite

    The likely death of a planned nuclear waste site at Nevada's Yucca Mountain has left federal agencies looking for a possible replacement. A national lab working for the U.S. Department of Energy is now eying granite deposits stretching from Georgia to Maine as potential sites, along with big sections of Minnesota and Wisconsin where that rock is prevalent.


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