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June 21, 2013 — ESRF

Misery makes for strange bedfellows: hostile Earth pushes early Triassic mammal and amphibian to share den

Synchrotron imaging reveals odd couple: 250 million years ago, mammal forerunner and amphibian shared burrow Grenoble, 21 June 2013: Scientists from...
June 13, 2013 — ESRF

Putting flesh on the bones of ancient fish

Synchrotron X-rays reconstruct soft tissue on 380 million year old fish Jointly released by the ESRF & Uppsala University Grenoble, 12 June...
June 5, 2013 — ESRF

Discovery Of Oldest Primate Skeleton, Ancestor Of Humans And Apes

Synchrotron X-rays reveal earliest fossil primate skeleton in exquisite detail This is...
May 21, 2013 — ESRF

South Africa joins the ESRF

On 21st May, South Africa signed a medium-term arrangement with the ESRF at a level of 0.3% and, in doing so, became the 20th country to join the...
April 25, 2013 — ESRF

The Earth's Centre is 1000 Degrees Hotter than Previously Thought

Scientists have determined the temperature near the Earth’s centre to be 6000 degrees Celsius, 1000 degrees hotter than in a previous experiment run...
February 6, 2013 — ESRF

X-rays reveal uptake of nanoparticles by soya bean crops

X-rays reveal uptake of nanoparticles by soya bean crops Grenoble, 6 October 2013: Scientists have, for the first time, traced the nanoparticles...
January 13, 2013 — ESRF

Scientists reassemble the backbone of life using synchrotron X-rays

Jointly issued with STFC and Royal Veterinary College London. Scientists have been able to reconstruct, for the first time, the intricate three-...
December 3, 2012 — ESRF

X-rays help understand how mechanical action can lead to greener chemistry

Grenoble, 3 December 2012: Solvents are omnipresent in the chemical industry,and are a major environmental and safety concern. Therefore the large...
October 22, 2012 — ESRF

Breast cancer scans possible with a 25 times reduced radiation dose

Synchrotron X-rays confirm a new method for X-ray image processing. Joint release by the ESRF and LMU and UCLA. Grenoble, 22 October 2012: Scientists...
October 11, 2012 — ESRF

The ESRF congratulates its user Brian Kobilka to the Nobel Prize

Grenoble, 11 October 2012: Brian Kobilka and Robert Lefkowitz are awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for groundbreaking discoveries that...