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X-ray light sources help drug halt skin cancer progression

To design the drug Zelboraf, which can halt the progression of malignant and inoperable skin cancer, scientists used very bright X-rays at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory.

May 28, 2013
X-ray technology removes barrier to drug design

The advent of the first micro X-ray beam for structural biology at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory enabled the research that earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

May 28, 2013
X-rays help create solar shingles

Research at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) played an important role in the development of the world’s first solar-cell shingles.

May 28, 2013
Drug developed using X-rays targets two forms of cancer

A drug developed at the Advanced Photon Source X-ray facility at Argonne National Laboratory works to combat two deadly forms of cancer.

May 28, 2013
Rick Stevens testimony on Exascale computing before House subcommittee - May 22, 2013 May 22, 2013
Key Facts about the Institute for Genomics & Systems Biology

The Institute for Genomics & Systems Biology (IGSB) is a joint institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne whose mission is to accelerate the translation of basic discoveries in genome s

March 28, 2013
Argonne Backgrounder

Budget, employment, major programs, history, other basic facts

March 13, 2013
Key Facts About the Computation Institute

The Computation Institute is a groundbreaking, transdisciplinary joint initiative of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory dedicated to pushing the frontiers of knowledge through the application of cutting-edge computational science.

February 6, 2013
Key Facts About the Environmental Science Division

The Environmental Science Division (EVS) conducts basic and applied research and assessment that seeks to understand how environmental systems function, including both natural and human-managed systems, and how system components respond to various perturbations.

January 10, 2013
Upgraded Advanced Photon Source lights the way to innovation

The opportunity for better drugs, a cleaner environment, higher- performance electronics, and an economically competitive nation lies in finding new and better ways to do things. It lies in the innovations that science enables. And scientists in nearly every field say that to expedite innovation, they need to view matter in more detail and in more conditions and time scales than today’s synchrotron X-ray technology allows.

December 17, 2012