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Mental Clarity

By | November 1, 2013

Karl Deisseroth and his team at Stanford University make mouse brains transparent to explore their inner workings.

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Synapses on Stage

By | November 1, 2013

Light microscopy techniques that spotlight neural connections in the brain


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Tau Ligand Reveals Tangles In Vivo

By | September 18, 2013

In living humans, researchers image snarls of tau, one of the proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease.


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A New Way of Seeing

By | September 1, 2013

Inspiration and controversy attended the birth of magnetic resonance imaging, a diagnostic technology that changed the course of human medicine.


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Book Excerpt from Paul Lauterbur and the Invention of MRI

By | September 1, 2013

In Chapter 6, “The first fruitful weeks,” author M. Joan Dawson describes her late husband’s first steps in the invention of a revolutionary imaging technology.

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The Art of Science

By | June 21, 2013

Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.


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Father of Crystallography Dies

By | June 17, 2013

Nobel Laureate Jerome Karle has passed away at age 94.


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Snapshots of Shifting Bonds

By | June 3, 2013

Researchers use atomic force microscopy to produce stunning images of a molecule reconfiguring its atomic bonds.  


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Dead or Alive?

By | June 1, 2013

Scientists create nontoxic pH nanosensors to assess viability of transplanted therapeutic cells.


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Atomic Force Microscopy

By | April 2, 2013

The new technique reveals unprecedented details of microscopic life.



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