LENS and the fight against Covid-19: How neutrons will contribute
As with HIV before it, Europe’s advanced neutron sources will make an essential contribution to the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
H. Schober et al. March 2020; https://lens-initiative.org/2020/03/27/lens-fighting-covid-19-how-neutrons-will-contribute/
Research with neutrons for better mRNA vaccines
Collaboration between the Jülich Center for Neutron Science and biotechnology company, BioNTech, contributed important insights in the development of the first EU-approved COVID-19 vaccine.
JCNS. 8 March 2021; https://www.fz-juelich.de/SharedDocs/Meldungen/JCNS/JCNS-1/DE/2021/2021-03-08_BioNTech.html
Neutron sources join the fight against COVID-19
Advanced neutron facilities such as the Institut Laue-Langevin are gearing up to enable a deeper understanding of the structural workings of SARS-CoV-2.
Mathew Blakely and Helmut Schober. CERN Courier, 7 July 2020; https://cerncourier.com/a/neutron-sources-join-the-fight-against-covid-19/
World’s physics instruments turn their focus to COVID-19
Scientists are employing x rays, electrons, and neutrons to decipher and disable the molecular machinery of the novel coronavirus.
David Kramer. Physics Today 73, 5, 22 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.4470
Large-scale research facilities in Lund help tackle SARS CoV-2 viral genome replication machinery
Priority rapid access at large-scale facilities ESS and MAX IV Laboratory helped to enable this research aiming to inhibit the replication of the SARS CoV-2 virus responsible for Covid-19.
ESS. May 2020; https://europeanspallationsource.se/article/2020/05/14/large-scale-research-facilities-lund-help-tackle-sars-cov-2-viral-genome