hawkeey

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Is anyone else following the tug-of-war between the University of California (w/Bechtel) and the University of Texas (w/Lockheed Martin) for Los Alamos National Lab?

It's part of a recent industrialization/privatization of the national labs. Does this really matter to MD/PhDs? (ie. Battelle now controls Idaho National Lab)

The decision to award the lab management to either school and their corporate partners is due within the next two days.

Some reading:
LANL Workers' Blog
http://lanl-the-real-story.blogspot.com/

News Coverage from California
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/11/17/MNGQ9FPOD81.DTL
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=35152

New Coverage from Texas
http://www.dailytexanonline.com/med...rewrite&sourcedomain=www.dailytexanonline.com
http://www.utwatch.org/war/lanlteam.html
 
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