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Molecular pathology via IR and Raman spectral imaging

IR and Raman spectral imaging can distinguish between tissue types, disease types and stages, and even identify the primary tumors from spectral patterns observed in metastatic cells. Furthermore, these techniques ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Multimodal nonlinear imaging in the biomedical sciences

Multimodal nonlinear microscopy has matured to a key imaging modalities in life science and biomedicine. It offers label-free visualization of tissue structure and chemical composition, high depth penetration, ...

Dec 10, 2013
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Global first as Witsies split pollen

Wits researchers have become the first to cut sections through pollen grains and make it possible to view a three dimensional image of the internal wall. This positions them to determine how the characteristics ...

Sep 06, 2013
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Even for cows, less can be more

With little research on how nutrition affects reproductive performance in dairy cows, it is generally believed that a cow needs a higher energy intake before calving. Research by University of Illinois scientists challenges ...

Aug 13, 2013
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Farm-raised salmon retains healthy omega-3s when baked

Nearly 85 percent of seafood enjoyed by U.S. consumers is imported, and almost half of that is farm raised through a process called "aquaculture," according to the National Aquaculture Association, based ...

May 14, 2013
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