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Measuring the mass of molecules on the nano-scale

Working with a device that slightly resembles a microscopically tiny tuning fork, researchers at the University of Tsukuba in Japan have recently developed coupled microcantilevers that can make mass measurements on the order ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Bio-standards for high-resolution microscopy

Modern microscopes use in-built magnification scales for routine calibration. However, recent advances in high-resolution technologies and a clear shift towards more automated systems challenge the accuracy of such scales ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Nanophysics
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