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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Kinks and curves at the nanoscale

One of the basic principles of nanotechnology is that when you make things extremely small—one nanometer is about five atoms wide, 100,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair—they are going to become more ...

dateMay 19, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Algorithm helps analyze neuron images

Scientists looking for ways to stimulate the growth of neurons can spend hours painstakingly analyzing microscope images of cells growing in petri dishes. A new algorithm developed by Brown University researchers automates ...

dateDec 07, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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