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WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: Committee ranking member Rep. James Comer (R-KY) attends a House Oversight Committee hearing titled Examining the Practices and Profits of Gun Manufacturers in the Rayburn House Office Building. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images).

Top Republicans request info from DOE nuclear labs about attempted cyberattacks

Hackers reportedly sought to collect credentials from scientists at research facilities that carry out work on the U.S. nuclear stockpile.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories Director Dr. Kim Budil speaks during a news conference with fellow administrators and scientists at the Department of Energy headquarters to announce a breakthrough in fusion research on December 13, 2022 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images).

Machine-learning models predicted ignition in fusion breakthrough experiment

Recent ML advances helped ensure Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's historic achievement on the path to zero-carbon energy.
Rick Perry, Sandy Weill, AI, biomedical
Energy Secretary Rick Perry, center, speaks at a roundtable on AI at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on Aug. 26, 2019. At left is Sandy Weill, founder of the Weill Family Foundation. (LLNL)

Department of Energy puts AI to biomedical use

The agency started a public-private partnership with Weill Family Foundation seeking breakthroughs addressing neurological disorders like traumatic brain injuries using supercomputing.