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Image of the Day: Tadpole Prism
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 3, 2017
Scientists are making use of
tadpoles to study autism risk genes.
Caught in the Act
Devika G. Bansal | Nov 1, 2017
Molecular probes for imaging in live animals
Next Generation: Super-Fast Tracking of Single Molecules
Ruth Williams | Nov 23, 2016
A clever twist on a super-resolution microscopy technique improves the temporal resolution of single-molecule tracking.
Notable Science Quotes
Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science
Microscopy’s Growth Through the Years
Jenny Rood | Oct 1, 2016
From confocal fluorescence microscopy to super-resolution and live 3-D imaging, microscopes have changed rapidly since 1986.
Top 10 Innovations 2015
Staff | Dec 1, 2015
The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics
Jef Akst | Jan 20, 2015
To improve the reach of optical microscopy, researchers are enlarging the biological features they wish to view.
Kelly Rae Chi | Jan 1, 2015
Whole-animal, light-based imaging of infected small mammals
Measuring DNA with a Smartphone
Jef Akst | Dec 23, 2014
A new microscope attachment can allow smartphone users to take a closer look at fluorescently labeled DNA.
A Conversation with a Laureate
Jef Akst | Oct 13, 2014
speaks with W.E. Moerner, who last week shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on super-resolution molecular imaging.