From the Canadian Institute of Neutron Scattering (CINS): University of Saskatchewan scientists use neutron beams to observe plant roots in soil to aid breeding of drought-resistant crops. Dr. Emil Hallin, with the University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute of Food Security (GIFS), and Dr. Paul Arnison, a biotechnology consultant, came to Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) with the goal

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It is our pleasure to announce the results of our recent election, in which three NSSA Executive Committee positions came to term. Congratulations and welcome to our new NSSA executive members: Prof. Patrick Woodward (Ohio State) – Vice-President (4 year term) Dr. Katharine Page (ORNL) – Secretary (4 year term) Dr. Mike Crawford (DuPont) –

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Neutron Sciences Directorate (NScD) and the University of Tennessee-ORNL Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences (JINS) are pleased to coordinate the 2nd cyber-enabled collaborative graduate course “Neutrons in Soft Matter Science: Complex Materials on Mesoscopic Scales”. The course will be taught in Fall semester 2013 and will be available via both

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The Neutron Scattering Society of America is pleased to offer member travel grants to help support the cost of attending the International Conference on Neutron Scattering, Edinburgh, UK. (July 8-12, 2013). These grants are available to any graduate student, postdoc, or junior faculty who is a member in good standing of the NSSA as of

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The next International Conference on Neutron Scattering (ICNS2013) will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 8 – 12 July 2013, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.   The conference is now open for registration and the submission of abstracts. Please see http://www.icns2013.org for details.

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