APS in the Argonne News


Argonne News 1999 Articles

Argonne News is the Argonne weekly employee newsletter. This page contains Argonne News articles that focus on the APS.

Sinha honored for X-ray, neutron techniques (Jan. 18)
Argonne scientist Sunil K. Sinha (XFD) has been named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest scientific association.

Study at APS may lead to new allergy drugs (Jan. 25)
In a finding that is expected to lead to the development of a new class of drugs for allergy and asthma sufferers researchers at Northwestern University and Harvard Medical School used Argonne's Advanced Photon Source to determine the precise shape of the receptor moleculethat triggers the allergic response in the immune system.

Moncton tapped for Oak Ridge's SNS project (Mar. 1)
David Moncton, associate laboratory director for the Advanced Photon Source, will become project director for the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), to be built at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Study at APS reveals hair, breast cancer link (Mar. 22)
X-ray analysis of hair could become an early-warning test for breast cancer, according to research done at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source (APS).

Physicist James to speak on hair-cancer link (Apr. 5)
Hair has been called a woman's crowning glory; now it may also be a bellwether for breast cancer.

May 5 talk is first in new APS colloquium series (Apr. 3)
The advanced Photon Source (APS) colloquium series will begin Wednesday, May 5, with a lecture on "The Uses of Intense Particle and Photon Beams" by Andrew M. Sessler of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


APS to host national particle accelerator school (Jun. 14)
The 21st session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School (USPAC) will take place June 14-25 at Argonne-East.

U of C to honor 6 for distinguished performance (Jun. 21)
Six Argonne employees will receive the highest honor the University of Chicago awards to Argonne employees.

APS reorganized; two new divisions formed (Jun. 28)
Two new division have been formed and others are being reorganized at the Advanced Photon Source (APS).

Galayda appointed APS Deputy Associate Laboratory Director (Jul. 12)
John N. Galayda has been appointed Deputy Associate Laboratory Director in the reorganization of the Advanced Photon Source (APS).

Shenoy named Senior Scientific Director of reorganized APS (Jul. 12)
Gopal K. Shenoy has been appointed Senior Scientific Director in the reorganization of the Advanced Photon Source (APS).

New team will do its best work under pressure (Sept. 27)
A new collaborative access team at the Advanced Photon Source will study the structure and behavior of materials under high pressures, research that has applications in materials science, planetary science and high technology.

APS sheds light on immune system functions (Dec. 13)
The first detailed pictures of key immune systems cells locked onto fragments of a foreign substance provide new clues about how the immune system identifies enemy threats, and may even lead to a new way of vaccinating people against diseases to which they are genetically susceptible.