Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory is the first and the largest national labs chartered in 1946 in DuPage County, Illinois. The US Department of Energy funds Argonne National Lab and U Chicago Argonne, LLC manages the site. Argonne National Lab is the descendant of Chicago's Metallurgical Laboratory and the home of Enrico Fermi's first controlled nuclear chain reaction demonstration. Today the Argonne Laboratory consists of the Argonne Advanced Photon Source, The Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System and conducts basic scientific research, conducts experiments on clean energy sources, manages environmental problems nationally, and most importantly reviews and monitors national security risks.

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Oncology & Cancer

Study investigates assumptions about colonoscopy accuracy

If you're over 45, chances are your doctor has told you to get screened for colorectal cancer. While it's a seemingly routine recommendation these days, a great deal of scientific analysis goes into the details. Regularly ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Study shows how cartilage interacts with the joints in our bodies

Cartilage is a fascinating substance. It coats the ends of our bones, allowing them to glide by one another at joints like our elbows and our knees. The surface it creates is about five times more slippery than ice on ice.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AI used to accelerate COVID antiviral discovery

Using the Groq platform at the ALCF AI Testbed, researchers were able to speed the process of searching through a vast number of small molecules to find promising drug candidates.

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