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Trustees Approve Renaming of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences
The Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences is now the Shull Wollan Center—A Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences, named in honor of two esteemed physicists and pioneers in neutron scattering, Clifford Shull and Ernest Wollan.

Science Highlight

Broadening the Bilayer
Lipid molecules have split personalities—one part loves water, whereas the other avoids it at all costs. Lipids make up cell membranes, the frontline defense in preventing cellular access to bacterial and viral invaders. (2016)

Researcher Highlight

Best of Both Worlds
As a kid in the south of France, Flora Meilleur spent her days on mountainous farmland near the High Alps. A PhD and hemisphere-flip later she’s still surrounded by mountains, but she’s left the Alpine meadows for a career as a neutron scientist at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and as a mentor for a new generation of researchers at North Carolina State University.