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November 24, 2015 — Diamond

New UK Facility to Accelerate Drug Discovery

From today, scientists working to design new medicines to treat a wide range of diseases will have access to a world-first facility based at Diamond...
October 16, 2015 — Diamond

Scientists Solve Structure of Virus Linked to Diabetes, Infant Death, and Neurological Conditions

An international group of scientists have solved the atomic structure of the Ljungan virus, an infection of rodents that is also associated with a...
August 5, 2015 — Diamond

World first in catalysis research

Chemical tomography techniques show the location and chemical structure of catalysts during operation in the liquid phase Scientists working to...
June 2, 2015 — Diamond

Bacteria Use Chemical Harpoons to Hold On Tight to Their Hosts

The global threat of widespread bacterial resistance to antibiotics is one of the greatest challenges facing science and medicine. The breakthrough...
March 27, 2015 — Diamond

Precious Art Analysed Without Damage Using New Laser Technique

Precious works of art in need of preservation or authentication could in future be studied using a new laser technique, developed by a collaboration...
December 18, 2014 — Diamond

Diamond Celebrates a Glittering Year of Crystallography

From film premieres to major scientific breakthroughs, Diamond Light Source helped make the International Year of Crystallography a memorable event...
December 16, 2014 — Diamond

Scientists Gain First Glimpse of One of Nature's Measuring 'Rulers'

New Findings Offer Potential to Outsmart Bacterial Infections An international team of scientists, led by researchers from the University of St...
November 19, 2014 — Diamond

Scientists Discover Bacteria's Clever Defence Mechanism

Scientists have uncovered important new information about how bacteria grow and multiply, potentially leading to the discovery of much-needed new...
August 7, 2014 — Diamond

Leading UK Science Facility Appoints New Chairman

Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility, has appointed Professor Sir Adrian Smith as its new Chairman. Sir Adrian, who...
July 15, 2014 — Diamond

Super Fast, Super Bright, Super Powerful: The Mechanisms of Life Captured with Unprecedented Speed

The UK is taking a leading role in the development of a new scientific instrument that may revolutionise medical research. This new tool will provide...