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APS News Articles 2000

National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering Held at APS & IPNS (Aug. 14)
Photo of Nicole Murphy and studentsDuring the two-week period of August 14-26, 2000 Argonne National Laboratory once again hosted the National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering funded by the Office of Basic Energy Science of the Department of Energy.
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APS Wins Three R&D 100 Awards (Oct. 3)
X-Ray Scanning MicroprobeThree technologies developed for use at the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory have won R&D 100 awards. The awards are given annually by R&D Magazine to the 100 most significant technical products of the year.
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APS Analysis of Beethoven Hair Sample Yields Clues to Composer's Life and Death (Oct. 17)
The Advanced Photon Source (APS) has played an important role in a four-year project to solve the mystery of what caused composer Ludwig von Beethoven's years of chronic illness. The probable answer: lead poisoning. This toxin also may have contributed to his death.
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