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September 3, 2015
Researchers at SLAC have for the first time seen a spin current – an inherent magnetic property common to all electrons – as it travels across...
September 1, 2015
A major international effort at SLAC is focused on improving our views of intact viruses, living bacteria and other tiny samples using the...
August 31, 2015
In a first-of-its-kind experiment, scientists got a textbook-worthy result that may change the way matter is probed at X-ray free-electron lasers...

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August 31, 2015
The Department of Energy has approved the start of construction for a 3.2-gigapixel digital camera – the world’s largest – at the heart of the...
August 26, 2015
A SLAC-led research team working at the lab’s FACET facility has demonstrated a new way of accelerating positrons that could help develop smaller,...
August 17, 2015
Scientists have revealed never-before-seen details of how our brain sends rapid-fire messages between its cells using SLAC's X-ray laser.