May, 2017
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Stunning RMS images revealed

Rebecca Pool
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 21:45

The Royal Microscopical Society is showcasing the winners of its largest Scientific Imaging Competition ever.

Breakthrough for global eradication of Polio

Rebecca Pool
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 20:15

Cryo-electron microscopy confirms new vaccine structure at the atomic scale.




This webinar will discuss multi-scale characterization as a means to gain insight toward solving key challenges in materials science.



In this webinar, we'll review EDS and EBSD technologies and the key parameters that influence performance.

Upcoming events



WITec is pleased to announce the 14th Confocal Raman Imaging Symposium, from September 25th to the 27th, 2017 in Ulm, Germany.  ...


Confocal microscopy to detect cancer

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 19:45

Rebecca Pool

Researchers use fast and non-invasive microscopy to gauge cell stiffness.

World first for writing silver nanostructures

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 09:30

Rebecca Pool

Researchers pioneer method for direct electron beam writing of silver-based nanostructures.

Nanorods bring fish back to life

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 13:45

Rebecca Pool

Researchers revive cryo-preserved zebrafish embryos with nanorods and lasers.

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Saint Louis, Missouri was the venue for this year’s Microscopy & Microanalysis; the Microscopy Society of America’s (MSA) annual meeting, which was extra special this year...


Just ahead of this year’s M&M I thought I’d write a short piece on our venue for the week. 

Manchester Central was once again the host for the biannual microscopy extravaganza known as MMC, organised by the RMS. This year’s meeting...

That seems to be a weighty question, especially for an SPM blog.  It is on my mind as I returned from the ...

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