Microscopes

Hd Microscopy In Milliseconds

They can make tiny cell structures visible: cutting-edge light microscopes offer resolutions of a few tenths of a nanometer—in other words, a millionth of a millimeter. Until now, super-resolution microscopes were much slower than conventional...

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Solving Industry Challenges By Teaching Microscopes To Talk To Each Other

Cabot Corporation had a mystery to solve: the global chemical and performance materials company was making carbon black for high-performance batteries, but finding the substance was ever-so-slightly contaminated. Since contaminants can decrease the...

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Label-free Microscope Detects Ovarian Metastatic Cancer

Cancer in the ovaries often metastasizes to the surrounding tissues, but is too small to be detected. Now a label-free microscopy technique is able to identify these regions with great accuracy, enabling early removal of these microscopic...
Related topics: Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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New Microscopes Unravel The Mysteries Of Brain Organization

The secret of capturing exquisite brain images with a new generation of custom-built microscopes has been revealed. The new microscopes, known as mesoSPIMs, can image the minute detail of brain tissue down to individual neurons that are five times...
Related topics: Neurons

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Fitz-roy Curry Discusses Interpretation, Limitations Of Microcirculation Imaging In Keynote Address

Studying microcirculation with a microscope is similar to studying astronomy through a telescope, explained keynote speaker Fitz-Roy Curry, PhD, professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis. Curry, a preeminent researcher in the area of...
Related topics: Space, Telescopes

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Cheap Stereo Microscope Helps With Smd

Soldering is best done under magnification. Parts become ever smaller and eyes get weaker, so even if you don’t need magnification now, you will. [Makzumi] didn’t want to shell out $400 or more for a good microscope so he hacked one from...
Related topics: Hackers

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Innovative Method Provides Unique Insights Into The Structure Of Cells And Tissues

Cells are the basic building blocks of life—and, as such, they have been the object of intense study since the invention of the optical microscope in the 17th century. The development of mass spectrometry (MS) methods—those which define the...

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Nanowires Replace Newton's Famous Glass Prism

Scientists have designed an ultra-miniaturized device that could directly image single cells without the need for a microscope or make chemical fingerprint analysis possible from a smartphone.

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Using A Scanning Tunneling Microscope To Make Origami Structures Out Of Graphene

A team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland has created origami-like structures made out of graphene using scanning tunneling microscopy. In their paper published in the journal...
Related topics: Graphene

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Physics Not “broken” After All? We’re Close To Resolving Proton Radius Puzzle

Enlarge / Image of a hydrogen atom's electron orbitals taken with a quantum microscope in 2013. Physicists have been trying to resolve conflicting experimental results, using hydrogen atoms, on the proton's radius for nearly a decade. (credit:...
Related topics: Physics, Hydrogen, Electrons, Quantum

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Turning A Handheld Smartphone Into A Fluorescence Microscope

Researchers in the U.S. and China have developed a method to transform a smartphone into a fluorescence microscope. The handheld smartphone-fluorescence microscope (HSFM) device allows complex biomedical analyses both rapidly and inexpensively....
Related topics: Mobile Technology

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Is The Apple Card Pure Titanium? Electron Microscope Scan Reveals All…

Is the physical Apple Card pure titanium, or does it use other materials? With Apple making much mention of the premium material in its marketing materials, I guess it was only a matter of time before someone had to find out… more… The...
Related topics: Electrons, Marketing

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Universal Algorithm Set To Boost Microscopes

Scientists have developed an algorithm that can determine whether a super-resolution microscope is operating at maximum resolution based on a single image. The method is compatible with all types of microscopes and could one day be a standard...
Related topics: Algorithms

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Unlocking The Nanoscale World On Standard Biology Lab Equipment

Standard optical microscopes can image cells and bacteria but not their nanoscale features which are blurred by a physical effect called diffraction. Now, researchers report a simple way to bypass diffraction limitations using standard optical...

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Hubble’s Portrait Of Star’s Gaseous Glow

From NASA Hubble’s Portrait of Star’s Gaseous Glow Although it looks more like an entity seen through a microscope than a telescope, this rounded object, named NGC 2022, is certainly not algae or tiny, blobby jellyfish. Instead, it is a vast orb...
Related topics: Telescopes, Hubble Space Telescope, NASA, Space

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Lobster Fertility Under The Microscope In Scotland

Marine scientists in Scotland have successfully trialled a new method for investigating the fertility of the European lobster, one of the country's most valuable catches.
Related topics: Fertility

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Library Of Spider Silk Could Hold Secrets For New Materials

With two pairs of fine-tipped tweezers and the hands of a surgeon, Cheryl Hayashi began dissecting the body of a silver garden spider under her microscope.

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It's Official – Google Ai Gives You Cancer ...diagnosis In Real Time: Neural Net Can Spot Breast,...

Boffins spill beans on super 'scope machine-learning tech Google Health's so-called augmented-reality microscope has proven surprisingly accurate at detecting and diagnosing cancerous tumors in real time.…
Related topics: Google, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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The 7 Best Calendar Apps In The Microsoft Store

As the Microsoft Store continues to grow and improve, users have a better choice of apps than ever. Today, we’re going to put calendars under the microscope. Which calendar apps should you use for boosting productivity? Or for remembering...
Related topics: Microsoft

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Science Snaps: Solving The Mystery Of An Oddly-shaped Tumour

It had been puzzling scientists for decades. Looking at pancreatic tumour samples under the microscope, all they could see were a variety of unexplainable shapes. A big problem was that the techniques available didn’t capture the whole tumour....

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