News tagged with microscopic imaging

To peer inside a living cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- Quantum mechanics could help build ultra-high-resolution electron microscopes that won't destroy living cells, according to MIT electrical engineers.

dateOct 06, 2009 in General Physics
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Nanomagnets guide stem cells to damaged tissue

Microscopic magnetic particles have been used to bring stem cells to sites of cardiovascular injury in a new method designed to increase the capacity of cells to repair damaged tissue, UCL scientists announced today.

dateAug 17, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'

The online gallery for Princeton University's third Art of Science competition will go live Thursday, May 14, at noon EDT. An online site that allows members of the public to choose their favorite 2009 Art ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Other
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World's smallest periscopes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of Vanderbilt scientists have invented the world's smallest version of the periscope and are using it to look at cells and other micro-organisms from several sides at once.

dateFeb 25, 2009 in
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Groundbreaking study on complex movements of enzymes

A groundbreaking study has revealed in great detail how enzymes in the cell cooperate to make fat. These enzymes are integrated into a single molecular complex known as fatty acid synthase. This complex is regarded as a potential ...

dateFeb 11, 2009 in
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