News tagged with optical microscopy

The super-resolution revolution

Cambridge scientists are part of a resolution revolution. Building powerful instruments that shatter the physical limits of optical microscopy, they are beginning to watch molecular processes as they happen, and in three ...

dateFeb 27, 2015 in General Physics
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Plant models for crop breeding of the future

Minichromosomes have been extensively used as tools for revealing the functional structures of eukaryotic chromosomes. In the most popular model plant, Arabidopsis thaliana, however, only six different minichromosomes have ...

dateJun 25, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Faster testing of new pharmaceuticals

To improve medical treatment, researchers test new drug ingredients on biological cells. By combining two microscopy techniques, the time required for testing can be reduced by 50 to 80 percent. And far fewer measurements ...

dateJan 02, 2014 in General Physics
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