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Diamond Light Source Opens New Laboratory
2013-02-19 04:57:00

Diamond Light Source, the United Kingdom's national synchrotron facility, will be helping scientists shine a little more light on serious viruses, such as those responsible for AIDS, with its new laboratory, Crystal.

2011-11-11 01:21:37

A key mechanism by which a bacterial pathogen causes the deadly tropical disease melioidosis has been discovered by an international team of scientists.

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2010-05-28 09:40:00

Researchers at the University of Leicester are examining extraterrestrial material from a comet to assess the origins of our Solar System.

2009-03-04 13:46:14

U.S. and British researchers have linked changes in the distribution of metal ions in the brain to Parkinson's disease. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago -- by Dr.

2009-02-17 11:09:24

Researchers say a new facility opening later this year at Britain's Diamond Light Source synchrotron may revolutionize science. Officials said the powerful new experimental station called the Joint Engineering, Environmental and Processing beamline will carry out experiments in a variety of scientific areas, including biology and physical and chemical science. The versatility of JEEP will open up exciting new opportunities in many fields of science due to its extremely high flux, high energy...

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2009-02-16 08:28:56

A new facility opening later this year at the Diamond synchrotron is set to revolutionize world heritage science.

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2008-11-11 15:05:21

The world's newest "super microscope" at Isis in Oxfordshire will allow scientists to see things 10,000 times thinner than a human hair.

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2008-04-01 18:45:00

Paleontologists’ vision of the past is becoming remarkably clearer thanks to a revolutionary new “supercamera.”


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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