July, 2017
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Sea sponge growth exposed at last

Rebecca Pool
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 14:15

Electron microscopy and X-ray analysis pin down how intricate sponge structures form.

Colour AFM generates fast results

Rebecca Pool
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 13:30

A new atomic force microscopy method swiftly delivers high resolution three-colour images.




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

Upcoming events



Microscopy and catalysis is going through a tremendous transformation on many fronts. Quantitative imaging (atom counting) and...



The EM-UK community meetings are designed to be an open forum for discussion of the latest developments and challenges in the...


Free research from Nobel prize winners

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:45

Rebecca Pool

Journal of Microscopy provides free access to research in virtual issue.

Hopes for Zika vaccine in sight

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 14:00

Rebecca Pool

Antibody cocktail suitable for pregnant women prevents Zika virus infection in primates.

Ultrafast AFM delivered

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 13:00

Rebecca Pool

Researchers break the time barrier in atomic force microscopy.

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