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October 7, 2019
News Feature
Molecular movie-making is both an art and a science; the results let us watch how nature works on the smallest scales.
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October 1, 2019
News Feature
She is recognized for two decades of innovation and excellence at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
Aina Cohen
September 23, 2019
News Feature
A new study shows how soccer ball-shaped molecules burst more slowly than expected when blasted with an X-ray laser beam.
Buckyballs
September 10, 2019
News Feature
Using SLAC’s X-ray synchrotron SSRL, Wang improves fundamental knowledge about how cells communicate, which could enable the development of more effective drugs.
Xinru Wang
July 10, 2019
News Feature
Combined with the lab’s LCLS X-ray laser, it’ll provide unprecedented atomic views of some of nature’s speediest processes.
Alex Reid - UED
June 21, 2019
News Feature
A close-up look at how microbes build their crystalline shells has implications for understanding how cell structures form, preventing disease and developing nanotechnology.
Image of microbe showing areas where its crystalline shell is growing
May 21, 2019
Press Release
X-rays reveal an extinct mouse was dressed in brown to reddish fur on its back and sides and had a tiny white tummy.
mighty mouse false color
May 16, 2019
News Feature
Researchers produced an underwater sound with an intensity that eclipses that of a rocket launch while investigating what happens when they blast tiny jets of water with X-ray laser pulses.
Underwater sound
May 14, 2019
News Feature
Stanford virologists are working with scientists at the new Stanford-SLAC Cryo-Electron Microscopy facility to take a new look at how herpesviruses infect cells.
April 24, 2019
Press Release
A better understanding of how these receptors work could enable scientists to design better therapeutics for sleep disorders, cancer and Type 2 diabetes.
melatonin

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