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SLAC’s two-mile-long linear accelerator is the longest in the world.
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Structure of Genetic Proofreading Protein Revealed
Structure of Genetic Proofreading Protein Revealed
Nature might abhor a vacuum, but it loves a backup plan. In living organisms, organic emergency releases keep physiological systems under tight control. Stanford University researchers recently used SLAC's high energy X-rays to examine one such mechanism, the proofreading function of a vital protein called RNA polymerase.
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Exploring SLAC's Science
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ArchaeopteryxThe Secrets of Darwin's Dinobird

For centuries, the field of archaeology has depended on what's visible to the naked eye. Now, researchers are revealing what lies beneath the surface of a key evolutionary fossil, Darwin's "dinobird."

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