July 16, 2004


Abraham Launches Science Education Program During SLAC Visit

By Shawne Neeper

The U.S. is a scientific superpower, but that glory and its economic advantages will languish if our kids donít catch up to other industrialized nationsí children in math and science.

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Festivities Kick-start Kavli Institute

By Davide Castelvecchi

The ground breaking ceremony held June 28 for the Fred Kavli Building quite literally marked the foundation of a new era of scientific inquiry on the SLAC premises.

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Scientists Step Closer to Blocking
Anthrax Toxin

By Heather Rock Woods and Irimpan Mathews

Scientists working on SSRLís macromolecular crystallography beam lines have taken a big step forward in developing a drug to stop the most deadly of the toxins secreted by Anthrax.

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ES&H Improvement Efforts Can Make a Difference

By Mike Grissom

Accidents and injuries have increased at SLAC over the past year and a half, reminding us that every employee has a key role to play in maintaining a safe workplace. Even the simplest activity, such as stepping down a short step-ladder or carrying materials on a walkway, can lead to a personal injury.

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The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is managed by Stanford University for the US Department of Energy

Last update Wednesday July 14, 2004 by Emily Ball