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November 22, 2017 — Diamond

New Methodology for Protein Crystallisation

A step-by-step video of the experimental process and associated text protocol to provide a robust method for structure determination by X-ray...
November 20, 2017 — Diamond

Diamond Celebrates its 6000th Paper

Plasma-aided catalysis – an important step towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron today (20th...
October 19, 2017 — Diamond

Diamond's 10th Anniversary

Today, Diamond Light Source marks 10 years since Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, officially opened the facility...
September 22, 2017 — Diamond

Significant Step Made Towards Understanding Rift Valley Fever Virus

First insight into the architecture of viral filaments Researchers at the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow have made a significant step forward...
August 15, 2017 — Diamond

New Synthetic Polio Vaccine Candidate

Plants have been used to produce a new vaccine against poliovirus in what is hoped to be a major step towards global eradication of the disease....
August 2, 2017 — Diamond

Leukaemia’s Stealthy Skills

The way in which leukaemia cells prevent themselves from being attacked by the immune system has been revealed with the help of Diamond Light Source...
July 17, 2017 — Diamond

First Users on VERSOX Beamline

VERSOX is a station which allows researchers to study the surfaces of materials at near-ambient pressure, providing important real-world data for a...
July 14, 2017 — Diamond

Synchrotron Light Used to Show Human Domestication of Seeds From 2000 BC

Scientists from UCL have used the UK's synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source, to document for the first time the rate of evolution of seed coat...
June 22, 2017 — Diamond

Thermally Stable Vaccines

The encasing of proteins in silica to improve their thermal stability: Scientists have unveiled a novel technique, ensilication, for improving the...
June 12, 2017 — Diamond

Investigating Battery Failure

How short circuits can lead to thermal runaway in Li-ion batteries From mobile phones to electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries are ubiquitous in today’...
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