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October 29, 2020
News Brief
Images reveal how some antibodies may block SARS-CoV-2 infection.
A rendering of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
October 28, 2020
News Brief
Scientists at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource will study plastics and biologically-motivated processes that break them down in hopes of finding more efficient ways to “upcycle” them.
Clear plastic bottles
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 20, 2020
News Feature
The early-career award honors a promising leader in X-ray free-electron laser research.
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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
October 5, 2020
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Cryan is an investigator with the Stanford PULSE Institute at SLAC, while Marsden is an associate professor of pediatrics and of bioengineering at Stanford.
Portrait of James Cryan and Alison Marsden
September 30, 2020
News Feature
Daniel Ratner, head of SLAC’s machine learning initiative, explains the lab’s unique opportunities to advance scientific discovery through machine learning.
Daniel Ratner
September 24, 2020
News Brief
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers recognizes his contributions to developing electron beams that power unique ‘electron cameras’ and could advance X-ray lasers.
Xijie Wang
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 14, 2020
News Brief
This leap in capability will allow scientists to investigate quantum and chemical systems more directly than ever before.
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