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October 14, 2021
News Feature
The results could lead to a better understanding of reactions with vital roles in chemistry and biology.
UED conformers
October 13, 2021
News Brief
Scientists who perform experiments at SLAC’s lightsources gathered online for research talks, workshops and discussions.
Aerial view of industrial-looking research buildings
September 30, 2021
News Feature
This is the first direct observation of a hydroxyl-hydronium complex – important for a wide range of chemical and biological processes from the tails of comets to cancer treatment.
ued ionized water
September 16, 2021
News Feature
The award recognizes her research and service at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
September 13, 2021
News Feature
Their work helps reveal the inner workings of cells and the behavior of matter under extreme pressures and temperatures.
August 30, 2021
Drawing on SLAC facilities, Australian researchers have revealed how Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria obtain manganese from our bodies, which could lead to better therapies to target the pathogen.
A protein molecule with intertwined spirals around a small yellow center form.
August 11, 2021
News Feature
SLAC and Stanford scientists used it to zoom in on an iconic RNA catalyst and a piece of viral RNA that’s a potential target for COVID-19 treatments.
A high-res 3D ribbon diagram showing the structure of part of an RNA molecule
June 9, 2021
News Feature
The Horizon Prizes celebrate the most exciting, contemporary chemical science at the cutting edge of research and innovation.
ultrafast X-ray scattering
June 3, 2021
News Feature
From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature at every level.
Panofsky fellows
April 22, 2021
News Feature
Derived from microscopic algae, the rare, light-driven enzyme converts fatty acids into starting ingredients for solvents and fuels.
Illustration of molecular structure of an enzyme that is powered by sunlight

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