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Outsourcing crystal growth... to space

Sometimes, distance can lend a new perspective to a problem. For Japanese researchers studying protein crystal growth, that distance was 250 miles up—the altitude at which the International Space Station (ISS) orbits the ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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X-ray studies search for Ebola cure

In experiments carried out partly at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists have determined in atomic detail how a potential drug molecule fits into and blocks a channel in cell membranes ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in General Physics
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