APS Articles in Logos 1999

A quarterly magazine about Argonne research. The Argonne Logos articles in this section focus on APS-related research.

 

Volume 17, no. 2 - Fall 1999

Structure of key allergy molecule determined by APS researchers Photo of person using asthma inhaler
A new class of drugs for allergy and asthma sufferers may result from research at the Argonne's Advanced Photon Source (APS) by Northwestern University and Harvard Medical School. Researchers determined the precise shape of the receptor molecule that triggers the allergic response in the human immune system. more >>

 

Volume 17, no. 1 - Spring 1999

Research machines probe nature for medical, technological insights Aerial photo of the Advanced Photon Source
Argonne National Laboratory performs basic scientific research in two ways.

First, like the instruments in an orchestra, research disciplines from astrophysics to materials science are joined in a kind of scientific harmony at Argonne. This variety of research disciplines provides the expertise scientists need to probe nature's secrets and to contribute to the nation's science and technology knowledge base.

Second, for its own use and that of scientists from around the globe Argonne designs, builds and operates unique research facilities. Researchers come from industry, universities and other research laboratories to use these machines which are among the best in the world. Resulting experiments in biology, chemistry, geology and physics may lead to discoveries that can enhance knowledge and lead to safer, healthier lives. more >>


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