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June 22, 2017
News Feature
With SLAC’s X-ray laser and synchrotron, scientists measured exactly how much energy goes into keeping this crucial bond from triggering a cell's death spiral.
An optical laser (green) excites the iron-containing active site of the protein cytochrome c, and then an X-ray laser (white) probes the iron.
June 20, 2017
News Feature
The method dramatically reduces the amount of virus material required and allows scientists to get results several times faster.
Surface structure of the bovine enterovirus 2
June 1, 2017
News Feature
A decade-long search ends at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, where researchers from The Scripps Research Institute emerge with a clear picture of how the deadly Lassa virus enters human cells.
illustration of Lassa virus protein molecular structure
April 21, 2017
News Feature
Mike Dunne answers questions about ultrafast science.
April 21, 2017
News Feature
Researchers at SLAC are already looking at the largely unexplored realm of attosecond science.
April 20, 2017
News Feature
Our ultrafast science factsheet gives an overview of the femtosecond world.
April 19, 2017
News Feature
PULSE scientist Amy Cordones-Hahn describes her work on chemical reactions that turn sunlight into useable energy.
April 18, 2017
News Feature
Explore the fourth dimension, from processes that occur in billions of years down to tiny slivers of a second.
April 17, 2017
News Feature
Ryan Coffee, scientist at the Linac Coherent Light Source, explains in a video interview.
Ryan Coffee
April 17, 2017
News Feature
SLAC celebrates five days of ultrafast science.

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