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An illustration shows the pocket in an enzyme called ECR where the carbon fixing reaction takes place.

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Teams at SLAC installed new experimental hutches with cutting-edge instruments that will harness the upgraded facility’s new capabilities and expand the breadth of research...

SLAC's linac at sunrise, looking east.
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A   swap of metals and a mutation ramp up the electric field strength at the active site of an enzyme, making it  ...

Illustration of an enzyme modified to work 50 times faster
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An international team has uncovered details about the formation of DNA's building blocks, paving the way  for potential medical and therapeutic applications.

radical
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Scientists developed a new method to unlock the secrets of RNA. The implications are wide-reaching, from better understanding diseases to designing new therapeutics. 

CXI hutch
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With up to a million X-ray flashes per second, 8,000 times more than its predecessor, it transforms the ability of scientists to explore atomic-scale...

LCLS-II first light
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Bringing ultrafast physics to structural biology has revealed the coordinated dance of molecules in unprecedented clarity, which could aid in the design of new...

molecular control
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After decades of effort, scientists have finally seen the process by which nature creates the oxygen we breathe using SLAC’s X-ray laser.

Photosystem II
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In photosystem II, the water-splitting center cycles through four stable states

Photosystem II baseball
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A molecule with hooks that can grip and disable the virus’s pesky protease shows potential for fighting infection.

This graphic illustration shows how a SARS-CoV-2 protease attaches to a new molecule. The new molecule is meant to slow the virus inside an infected person.
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His work has led to new treatments for advanced lung cancer and a better understanding of dangerous parasites.

Blaine Mooers
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At LCLS, crystallized ribosomes travel through a capillary into the interaction region, where they are zapped with a beam of X-rays.

At LCLS, crystallized ribosomes travel through a capillary into the interaction region, where they are zapped with a beam of X-rays.
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COVID-19

SLAC is uniquely equipped to study viruses like SARS-CoV-2; in fact, we’ve been doing it for decades. This news collection gathers the latest information on COVID-19 research at SLAC.

A photo-collage featuring a technician at SLAC's cryo-EM facilities.