Diamond Light Source

Diamond Light Source is the UK's national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire. By accelerating electrons to near light-speed, Diamond generates brilliant beams of light from infra-red to X-rays which are used for academic and industry research and development across a range of scientific disciplines including structural biology, physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, earth and environmental sciences.

Address
Diamond House Harwell Science and Innovation Campus Didcot Oxfordshire OX11 0DE
Website
http://www.diamond.ac.uk/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_Light_Source

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Oncology & Cancer

Targeting the mechanisms that allow leukaemia to thrive

Two recent studies conducted at the Circular Dichroism beamline (B23) at Diamond Light Source have shed light on the way in which a subtype of leukaemia can proliferate in the body. The studies published in OncoImmunology ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

'Big Science' uncovers another piece in the Alzheimer's puzzle

In a paper published today, British scientists have found evidence that  biological material contributing to lesions in the brain, characteristic in Alzheimer's patients, may also cause the build-up of brain-cell-damaging ...