July, 2019
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How Piezo proteins work

Rebecca Pool
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 19:15

Cryo-EM and AFM reveal the basic mechanisms behind the body's pressure-sensing Piezo1 proteins.

Ancient vertebrates as never seen before

Rebecca Pool
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 21:45

Shock discovery after new X-ray analysis reconstructs exactly what ancient animals looked like.




This webinar will discuss the use of iterative reconstruction for X-ray microscopy to speed up image acquisition...



WITec GmbH Webinar: Correlative microscopy is a hybrid approach that looks at a sample with different microscope technologies, each...



Thermo Fisher Scientific Webinar: With demand for TEM sample preparation at an all-time high, electron microscopists and researchers...

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Latest research in the fields of instrumentation and methods, materials science and life sciences will be presented by invited...


Molecular contrast on conventional microscope

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 20:00

Rebecca Pool

Novel infrared laser unit delivers molecular contrast of samples on top of phase-contrast microscopic images.

First images of molecules in different charge states

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 13:45

Rebecca Pool

IBM researchers use atomic force microscopy to image the changing structures of charged molecules.

Atomic motion captured in 4D

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 09:15

Rebecca Pool

Electron tomography results on nanoparticles challenge nucleation theory.

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