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June 21, 2019
A close-up look at how microbes build their crystalline shells has implications for understanding how cell structures form, preventing disease and...
Image of microbe showing areas where its crystalline shell is growing
June 20, 2019
Four large meshes woven from 2 miles of metal wire will extract potential signs of dark matter particles.
LZ Grids Weaving
June 19, 2019
SLAC completed its work on ComCam, a commissioning device to be installed in Chile later this year.
LSST-ComCam

Press Releases

May 21, 2019
X-rays reveal an extinct mouse was dressed in brown to reddish fur on its back and sides and had a tiny white tummy.
mighty mouse false color
April 24, 2019
A better understanding of how these receptors work could enable scientists to design better therapeutics for sleep disorders, cancer and Type 2...
melatonin
April 15, 2019
First direct look at how atoms move when a ring-shaped molecule breaks apart could boost our understanding of fundamental processes of life.
Molecular Movie in HD Art