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Image of the Day: Swiss Army Crustacean

By The Scientist Staff | May 2, 2018

The tools researchers used to study how this amphipod’s limbs develop could help inform our understanding of cell lineages and fates.

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Image of the Day: Immune Cell In Action

By The Scientist Staff | April 23, 2018

By combining two new microscopy technologies, researchers filmed immune cells toiling away in the inner ear of a living zebrafish.

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Image of the Day: Cell Division

By The Scientist Staff | February 5, 2018

A combination of imaging techniques allows researchers to observe subcellular processes within organisms.

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Live Imaging Using Light-Sheet Microscopy

By Kelly Rae Chi | November 1, 2016

How to make the most of this rapidly developing technique and a look at what's on the horizon

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Male mice exposed to females, their urine, or a chemical in their urine lost sensory neurons in their vomeronasal organs that respond to that chemical.

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Microscopy’s Growth Through the Years

By Jenny Rood | October 1, 2016

From confocal fluorescence microscopy to super-resolution and live 3-D imaging, microscopes have changed rapidly since 1986.

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Seeing Inside Cells

By Tracy Vence | December 9, 2014

With super-resolution microscopy

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High-Speed Intracellular Imaging

By Molly Sharlach | October 23, 2014

A new kind of microscopy uses a lattice of light to visualize biological processes with extraordinary spatial and temporal resolution.

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Fish Brain on Film

By Dan Cossins | March 19, 2013

Improvements in light-sheet microscopy enable real-time activity imaging of almost every neuron in the brain of zebrafish larvae.

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The Sharper Image

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | October 1, 2012

Advances in light microscopy allow the mapping of cell migration during embryogenesis and capture dynamic processes at the cellular level.

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