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influenza virus infections

Tethered Antibodies Present a Potential New Approach to Prevent Influenza Virus...

As co-leaders of an international collaboration, scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that tethering four antibodies together may be an effective strategy for neutralizing...
corrosion

Researchers Develop a Way to Better Predict Corrosion from Crude Oil

Using X-ray techniques, scientists are developing an analysis tool that can more accurately predict how sulfur compounds in a batch of crude oil might...
Artificial Atoms

Scientists Watch ‘Artificial Atoms’ Assemble into Perfect Lattices with Many Uses

Some of the world’s tiniest crystals are known as “artificial atoms” because they can organize themselves into structures that look like molecules, including “superlattices”...
cytochrome

How a Single Chemical Bond Balances Cells Between Life and Death

Slight changes in the machinery of a cell determine whether it lives or begins a natural process known as programmed cell death. In many...
water splitting

Researchers Develop a New Catalyst for Water Splitting

Hydrogen is one of the most promising clean fuels for use in cars, houses and portable generators. When produced from water using renewable energy...
uranium

SLAC Study Helps Explain Why Uranium Persists in Groundwater at Former...

Decades after a uranium mine is shuttered, the radioactive element can still persist in groundwater at the site, despite cleanup efforts. A recent study led...
Magnetism

Sketching Out Magnetism With Electricity

In a proof-of-concept study published in Nature Physics, researchers drew magnetic squares in a nonmagnetic material with an electrified pen and then “read” this...
Catalyst Particlevideo

A Virtual Flight Through a Catalyst Particle Finds Evidence of Poisoning

Merging two powerful 3-D X-ray techniques, a team of researchers from the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Utrecht University in the...
Plasma-Printed Sensors

SLAC X-ray Studies Help Nasa Develop Printable Electronics for Mars Mission

Plans begin decades in advance for a tremendous effort such as the first manned mission to Mars. The details are as fine – and...
Molecular Structures

Solving Molecular Structures

Determining the chemical formula of a protein is fairly straightforward, because all proteins are essentially long chains of molecules called amino acids. Each chain,...