How X-Rays Could Make Reliable, Rapid COVID-19 Tests a Reality

A study led by Michal Hammel and Curtis D. Hodge suggests that a highly sensitive lateral flow assay – the same type of device used in home pregnancy tests –…
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Contributing to the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

ALS-ENABLE beamlines played a huge role in the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Chapentier. Through analysis of data collected at ALS Enable beamlines, Jennifer…
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Protein Sculpts DNA to Repair Harmful Damage

In this study, small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) at ALS-ENABLE beamline 12.3.1 of Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source was used to see the shapes of individual DNA molecules providing an…
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