Science on the Hill

What’s shaking?

When the earth shakes anywhere in the world, scientists are keenly interested in what happened. Was it an earthquake? A chemical explosion? A collapsing mine? Or, was …

The New Mexico Small Business Assistance program connects a few thousand small businesses across New Mexico to technical experts and technology at the state's national labs and universities.

It is springtime in Santa Fe, and the spectacular bird migration is well underway.

The Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) is only a fraction of the diameter of a human hair, but it’s much larger than most things that follow quantum laws.

Have you noticed any fallen feathers around your backyard? Many of backyard birds are in the middle of their biggest transformation of the year, losing and replacing f…

In Michael Crichton’s 1990 science fiction novel Jurassic Park, scientists working for billionaire entrepreneur John Hammond successfully cloned dinosaur DNA strands w…

Bill Patten, chief executive officer of Holy Cross, said the hospital would be offering an additional $2 an hour for eight pay periods as a "loyalty differential."

Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratory are helping with computer modeling to predict a virus surge, boosting key medical supplies, testing people for COVID-19 and even hunting for a vaccine.

For the period ending March 26. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 827-1840. Most of the noted violations were corrected during the inspections.

Lab personnel will ventilate one container at a time and filter the released vapors through on-site equipment to limit the amount of tritium that is discharged into the atmosphere, according to the lab's EPA application. 

For the period ending March 13. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 505-827-1840. Most violations were corrected during inspections.

The state Environment Department is "extremely concerned" about the contamination unearthed on a former Los Alamos National Laboratory site and "the potential threat to human health and the environment," it said in a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy.

In only a few weeks, what was a public health crisis is now a transformative phenomenon — reshaping society on a variety of levels and changing how people interact with one another, at least in the short term.

The Santa Fe County jail has canceled all inmate visits until further notice and will conduct enhanced infectious disease medical screenings for every person booked into the facility.

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