Search results for scanning electron microscopy

Plants & Animals Jan 18, 2022

Why are zebra mussels so sticky? Study may lead to new industrial coatings, medical adhesives

A water tank full of coin-sized invertebrates may not be the first thing you'd expect to see in a materials science and engineering research lab.

Nanophysics Jan 13, 2022

Toward superior nanoscale sensing and imaging with optimized diamond probes

From the discovery of microorganisms in the field of biology to imaging atoms in the field of physics, microscopic imaging has improved our understanding of the world and has been responsible for many scientific advances. ...

Materials Science Jan 10, 2022

Rainwater-driven microbial fuel cells for power generation in remote areas

In a new report now published on Royal Society Open Science, Mohammed Taha Amen and a team of scientists in bio-nanosystem engineering, chemical engineering and microbiology at the Chonbuk National University of South Korea, ...

Paleontology & Fossils Jan 07, 2022

Life in the 'dead' heart of Australia

A team of Australian and international scientists led by Australian Museum (AM) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) paleontologist Dr. Matthew McCurry and Dr. Michael Frese of the University of Canberra has discovered ...

Paleontology & Fossils Jan 07, 2022

Researchers reveal preservation mechanism of Chuaria fossils in Lantian biota

A research group led by Dr. Wang Wei from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGPAS) employed light microscopy, field emission scanning electron microscopy, energy-dispersive ...

Bio & Medicine Jan 07, 2022

Visualizing intracellular nanostructures of living cells using nanoendoscopy-AFM

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) offers a method for label-free imaging of nanoscale biomolecular dynamics to solve biological questions that cannot be addressed via other bioimaging methods including fluorescence and scanning ...

Nanophysics Jan 06, 2022

Nematicity is a new piece in double bilayer graphene phase diagram puzzle

Although twisted sheets of double bilayer graphene have been studied extensively the past few years, there are still pieces missing in the puzzle that is its phase diagram—the different undisturbed, ground states of the ...

Nanophysics Jan 06, 2022

Nanobridged rhombic antennas that support both dipolar and high-order plasmonic modes

In a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances, the research groups of Professor Zhong-Qun Tian from Xiamen University, Xiamen, China and Professor Huigao Duan from Hunan University Changsha, China discuss nanobridged ...

Optics & Photonics Jan 06, 2022

Ultrafast amplitude detector for use in high-speed atomic force microscopy

To improve our understanding of biomolecular processes happening within cells, techniques for visualizing and recording them are of key importance. High-speed atomic-force microscopy (HS-AFM) has become an important technique ...

Bio & Medicine Jan 05, 2022

Researchers find whimsy at the nano scale

At extremely small scales, looks can be deceiving. While at first glance you might see lily pads floating on a tranquil pond, this image is actually a clever adaptation of a snapshot taken on a scanning electron microscope.

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