Scientific Highlights

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SLS

Thank You SLS

Our beamline scientists look back on 22 years of brilliant science made possible by the Swiss Light Source SLS.

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Pacific cleaner shrimp

Bright white coloring of Pacific cleaner shrimp revelead

In a study published in Nature Photonics, researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, explain the bright, white-colored stripes from Pacific cleaner shrimps, one of the most efficient white reflectors found in nature.

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SARS-CoV-2_orf9b

Crystal structure of SARS-CoV-2 Orf9b in complex with human TOM70 suggests unusual virus-host interactions

In a study published in Nature Communications, researchers at the NHC Key Laboratory of Systems Biology of Pathogens in Beijing, China, in collaboration with the Paul Scherrer Institut characterize the interactions of SARS-CoV-2 orf9b and human TOM70 biochemically, and they determine the 2.2 Å crystal structure of the TOM70 cytosolic domain with a bound SARS-CoV-2 orf9b peptide.

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Teaser Remdesivir

How remdesivir works against the coronavirus

Health Innovation Medical Science Research on Covid-19

Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt, in cooperation with the PSI have probably discovered another, previously unknown mechanism of action of the antiviral remdesivir.

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