Innovative instruments, often jerry-built from parts of other devices, are making a wide array of new projects possible
Confocal microscopes have been transforming the working lives of scientists like Sunderland ever since the devices began to appear in biology labs in the mid-1980s. And it's not just their pictures that are causing scientists to want their own. It's also the challenge of improving on the clunky first generation of confocal microscopes.
From the start, confocal microscopes...
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