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Presentation of one of the consolidated CDRs during the plenary session. ©ESRF/C. Navarette

EBS Workshop debates future science at the ESRF

15-12-2016

On 8 & 9 December, the EBS Science Workshop brought together 300 members of the ESRF scientific community from across the world.

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Scientists from Imperial College (UK) study the origin of planets on ID19 with a gas gun. Copyright: NASA.

#weekendusers Reproducing the origins of planets with a gas gun

09-12-2016

Impact is thought to have had a fundamental role in the creation of asteroids and planets from the dust of the early solar system. Scientists from Imperial College London (UK) are performing some of the first gas gun experiments at the ESRF...

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Río Tinto, in the south of Spain.

From "alien" rivers to materials for technology

02-12-2016

Spanish and French scientists devote 15 years to the study of one of the most acidic rivers in the world and come up with a way of cleaning it, with a surprise in store.

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Detail from the painting "The Scream" by Edvard Munch, 1893.

#weekendusers The quest to preserve “The Scream”

25-11-2016

The yellow pigment in the masterpiece “The Scream” is fading. This weekend, an international team of chemists is on beamline ID21 trying to find out why, in order to preserve it from degradation.

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Solidification cracking during welding of steel revealed

11-01-2017

Solidification cracking was followed in-situ at beamline ID19 in studies of crack formation during welding of steel.

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Crystal structure of Cezanne bound to its substrate Lys11-linked diubiquitin.

Mechanistic insights into the deubiquitinases A20 and Cezanne

05-01-2017

Ubiquitination is one of the most common posttranslational modifications of proteins. Deubiquitinating enzymes (DUBs) of the OTU family hydrolyse differently-linked polyubiquitin chains with high specificity. Crystal structures of OTU DUBs alone...

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Ancient fish illuminates evolution of tooth replacement

13-12-2016

The internal structure of a jaw of the 424 million year old fossil fish Andreolepis has been examined by researchers from Uppsala University and the ESRF using propagation phase contrast synchrotron microtomography (PPC-SRμCT) with sub-micron...

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The structure of an activated G protein coupled receptor bound to an engineered G protein

29-11-2016

Development of an engineered G protein, mini-Gs, has simplified the structure determination of a mini-Gs—bound G protein-coupled receptor (GPCRs) in a fully-active state. Similar strategies can now be applied to other GPCRs, which will advance...

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