News tagged with microscopic imaging

Embryo's cell stampede

As an embryo grows towards its final adult form, the initial fertilized egg cell must divide many times over into cells that will become specialized and form the many different tissues and organs of the body.

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Express tool for graphene quality control

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has collaborated with Chalmers University of Technology and Linköping University in Sweden to help develop a fast and inexpensive tool for quality control of graphene ...

dateAug 29, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Physicist sifts through sandy shrapnel

Once the site of the Second World War's bloodiest battles, the beaches of Normandy are now a mecca of sunbathing and swimming. Lurking in the sand, though, is a time capsule of those battles.

dateJun 05, 2014 in Environment
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Detecting tumors faster

(PhysOrg.com) -- To diagnose cancer reliably, doctors usually conduct a biopsy including tissue ana-lysis ? which is a time-consuming process. A microscopic image sensor, fitted in an endoscope, is being developed ...

dateJun 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Plutonium at 150 years

Planning the future needs of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile as well as the nuclear weapons complex depends in part on maintaining confidence in the long-term stability of the pit, or core, of plutonium-239 ...

dateDec 17, 2012 in General Physics
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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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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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