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October 21, 2020
News Feature
At the Machine Shop, Pete Franco crafts beautiful, intricate and precise parts for the lab’s latest scientific tools.
Pete Franco at the SLAC Machine Shop
October 16, 2020
News Feature
The annual conference for scientists who conduct research at SLAC’s light sources engaged more than 1,700 researchers in talks, workshops and discussions.
2020 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting
September 21, 2020
News Feature
Using SLAC’s synchrotron, Summers improves fundamental knowledge of the role of copper in the brain and investigates treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Kelly Summer portrait
September 17, 2020
News Feature
The honor recognizes his research on technologies for removing toxic chemicals from water.
Arsenic water research at SSRL
September 10, 2020
News Feature
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For decades Z-X Shen has ridden a wave of curiosity about the strange behavior of electrons that can levitate magnets.
Portrait of Stanford and SLAC Professor Z-X Shen
September 8, 2020
News Feature
The results show how a particle’s surface and interior influence each other, an important thing to know when developing more robust batteries.
Closeup of an illustration showing how battery cathode material degrades
August 27, 2020
News Brief
University of Alberta researchers worked with SLAC X-ray scientists to explore the potential of a feline coronavirus drug that may be effective against SARS-CoV-2.
August 26, 2020
News Feature
Q-NEXT will tackle next-generation quantum science challenges through a public-private partnership, ensuring U.S. leadership in an economically crucial arena.
QIS
August 19, 2020
News Feature
Chung is being recognized for pathbreaking contributions to the study of proteins involved in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases and for mentoring the next generation of synchrotron scientists.
August 3, 2020
News Feature
Scientists are deploying this state-of-the-art X-ray crystallography facility to study biological molecules related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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