Released: May 23, 2013
Bacteria can move electrons at least half a millimeter across a scaffolding made by themselves, of themselves, even under starving conditions—this new finding by EMSL staff and users challenges conventional wisdom.
Rods and rosettes
Released: April 16, 2013
A study that revealed new details about the geochemistry of scCO2 underground storage, made possible with EMSL’s helium ion microscope, is featured on the April 2013 cover of Microscopy and Microanalysis.
The great repression
Released: January 29, 2013
New studies using Arabidopsis thaliana and mass spectrometry tools at EMSL are offering insight about genetic and biochemical processes that govern gene regulation and development in plants—an understanding relevant to biomass-to-biofuel production.
Released: December 12, 2012
Proteomics tools at EMSL helped characterize soybean root hairs and their responses to symbiotic rhizobial colonization and infection. These studies could help scientists redesign plants and improve crop yields, benefitting both food and biofuel production.
Released: September 04, 2012
Proteomics research at EMSL contributed to a computational model of macrophage metabolic pathways. This novel work may lead to new therapy options and immunotherapeutic drugs designed to mimic the activation or inhibition of specific macrophage metabolic pathways.
Released: April 11, 2012
Strains of bacteria from the genus Yersinia are pathogenic with a wide virulence range. To better understand and potentially design ways to mitigate the effects of Yersinia on human health, EMSL users leveraged proteome and transcriptome data to refine the genome maps of three Yersinia strains.
Released: September 26, 2011
A team of researchers from University of Illinois and EMSL apply a new approach for discovering therapeutic targets for Parkinson's Disease.
Released: August 05, 2011
A new catalyst that converts ethanol into renewable isobutene could replace some petroleum-based products, according to new research in EMSL by scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State University.