News tagged with electron microscopes

New technique colors biomolecules in tissue

An extra detector on an electron microscope can help determine which molecules are found in which parts of a cell. This is what scientists at the UMCG and Delft University of Technology report in an article published today ...

dateApr 19, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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New electron microscope sees more than an image

The electron microscope, a powerful tool for science, just became even more powerful, with an improvement developed by Cornell physicists. Their electron microscope pixel array detector (EMPAD) yields not just an image, but ...

dateMar 31, 2017 in General Physics
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Scientist maps giant virus

In a laboratory at Michigan State University, scientists took a DIY approach to build a retrofitted cryo-electron microscope that allowed them to map a giant Samba virus – one of the world's largest viruses.

dateMar 28, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Imprinting nano-patterns in metals

Materials scientists at the TU Darmstadt are imprinting nano-patterns in metals, a technology that could give metallic surfaces permanent functionality, like a lotus effect or reduced frictional properties.

dateMar 22, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Using lasers to create ultra-short pulses

Physicists at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have entered new territory with regard to the pulsing of electron beams. Their method could soon be used to develop electron microscopes suitable for ...

dateMar 15, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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