October, 2019
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Coral growth wins Nikon Small World contest

Rebecca Pool
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 13:45

Light sheet microscopy of polyp takes first place in Nikon Small World In Motion competition.

Super-resolution method doubles imaging precision

Rebecca Pool
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 15:00

Researchers capture 5 nm detail by combining single molecule localization with structured illumination microscopy.




Geological microanalysis has the potential of shedding light into applications ranging from igneous and metamorphic petrology, mineral formation processes, paleontology, through to...



Rocks are heterogeneous at all scales in composition, microstructure and petrophysical properties. Pore geometries and associated...






The world’s premier virtual stem cell event, 24 Hours of Stem Cells, is growing. This year Thermo Fisher Scientific, in partnership...

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Deep learning microscope targets malaria

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 20:45

Rebecca Pool

Prototype microscope adapts lighting to improve diagnosis.

How vivid-red rock art paint was created

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 15:00

Rebecca Pool

Electron microscopy reveals hunter-gatherers harvested and heated iron oxides to produce pictograph pigment.

'Beating heart' of photosynthesis exposed

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 15:15

Rebecca Pool

Cryo-EM resolves the plant protein complex that holds the key to larger crop yields.

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