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December 13, 2019
News Brief
A new study uncovers how a critical protein binds to drugs used to treat asthma and other inflammatory diseases.
Anti-asthmatic drugs
November 15, 2019
News Feature
A better understanding of ‘checkpoint proteins,’ which protect cancer cells against immune system strikes, could lead to the development of more effective drugs.
VISTA
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
April 10, 2019
News Feature
In the decade since LCLS produced its first light, it has pushed boundaries in countless areas of discovery.
Undulator Hall
August 21, 2018
News Feature
This summer, five graduate students from the University of Puerto Rico had the opportunity to use SLAC’s world-class facilities to keep their studies on track.
University of Puerto Rico Interns
August 6, 2018
News Feature
A new imaging technique is allowing researchers to pinpoint ways of modifying drugs to avoid side effects.
Hasan DeMirci Ribosome
April 30, 2018
Press Release
The new facility provides revolutionary tools for exploring tiny biological machines, from viral particles to the interior of the cell.
SLAC-Stanford Cryo-EM Facility