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DOE SCIENCE NEWS BY TOPIC: National Security Science
DOE is developing and delivering technologies for infrastructure security including chemical, biological, and nuclear nonproliferation and is assisting the country in preparing for, recognizing, and responding to attacks with such weapons.

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Studies look at long-term aging of electronics in nuclear weapons

Studies look at long-term aging of electronics in nuclear weapons

Researchers have studied radiation effects since the early days of nuclear weapons. But a 30-year program Sandia National Laboratories began in 2006 will provide real-time data for the first time on how electronics age within a weapon.

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Researchers look inside to reveal workings of a powerful biochemical switch

Using X-rays and neutron beams, a team of researchers have revealed the inner workings of a master switch that regulates basic cellular functions, but that also, when mutated, contributes to cancer, cardiovascular disease and other deadly disorders.

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Researchers look inside to reveal workings of a powerful biochemical switch

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