fluorescence microscopy
Measuring DNA with a Smartphone
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
A Conversation with a Laureate
Jef Akst | Oct 13, 2014
The Scientist speaks with W.E. Moerner, who last week shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on super-resolution molecular imaging.
Spotlight on the Cytoskeleton
Spotlight on the Cytoskeleton
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 27, 2014
Technique allows researchers to see the inner workings of cellular scaffolding molecules actin and tubulin.
Capturing Cancer Cells on the Move
Capturing Cancer Cells on the Move
Nicholette Zeliadt | Apr 1, 2014
Three approaches for isolating and characterizing rare tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream
Lights, Camera, Action
Lights, Camera, Action
Jessica Wright | Jan 1, 2014
A guide for doing in vivo microscopy on neurons in the mammalian brain
Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2013
Meet some of the products that didn't break into the Top 10 in 2013, but recieved praise from our expert judges nonetheless.
Top 10 Innovations 2013
Top 10 Innovations 2013
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2013
The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.
There's an App for That
There's an App for That
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
See UCLA researchers Hongying Zhu and Aydogan Ozcan transform an ordinary cell phone into a mobile fluorescent microscope.
A Window into the Mind
A Window into the Mind
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2013
Researchers have generated an image of thoughts flitting through the brains of zebrafish.
The Sharper Image
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2012
Advances in light microscopy allow the mapping of cell migration during embryogenesis and capture dynamic processes at the cellular level.