Electron holography of individual proteins

Proteins are the tools of life. In future, scientists may be able to examine single molecules with an especially gentle method to determine how they are constructed, how they perform their functions in cells, and how they ...

Magnetic vortices defy temperature fluctuations

Magnetic nanovortices in magnetite minerals are reliable witnesses of the earth's history, as revealed by the first high-resolution studies of these structures undertaken by scientists from Germany and the United Kingdom. ...

World's most powerful microscope ready for research

(Phys.org) —The world's most powerful microscope, which resides in a specially constructed room at the University of Victoria, has now been fully assembled and tested, and has a lineup of scientists and businesses eager ...

Scientists make holograms of atoms using electrons

(PhysOrg.com) -- While holography is often associated with artistic 3D images, it can also be used for many other purposes. In a new study, scientists have created holograms of atoms using laser-driven electron motion, which ...

World's Most Precise Microscope Headed For UVic

A new microscope that views the subatomic universe -- the first of its kind in the world -- is being built for the University of Victoria, Canada, in collaboration with Hitachi High-Technologies.