Image of the Day: Under the Microscope
Image of the Day: Under the Microscope
A virtual exhibition of C.R. Percival’s slides reveals the natural world up close.
Image of the Day: Under the Microscope
Image of the Day: Under the Microscope

A virtual exhibition of C.R. Percival’s slides reveals the natural world up close.

A virtual exhibition of C.R. Percival’s slides reveals the natural world up close.

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Charting Crescents, 1910
Charting Crescents, 1910
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
James Herrick, a Chicago doctor, was the first to describe sickled red blood cells in a patient of African descent.
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
New US-China Tariffs Could Affect Science
Diana Kwon | Jun 27, 2018
The list of imports subject to additional taxes include products used in research, but the effect of the trade dispute is still unclear.
Image of the Day: Lego Microscopy
Image of the Day: Lego Microscopy
The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2018
With open-source software and Lego hardware, researchers have created a low-cost, automated method for cellular fluorescence microscopy.
Image of the Day: Swiss Army Crustacean
Image of the Day: Swiss Army Crustacean
The Scientist Staff, 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.
Image of the Day: Malaria Hologram
Image of the Day: Malaria Hologram
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 5, 2017
Optical engineers have developed a portable field microscope that could aid the diagnosis of diseased cells.
Next Generation: Super-Fast Tracking of Single Molecules
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. 
Microscopy’s Growth Through the Years
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
Top 10 Innovations 2015
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics
Imaging Entire Organisms
Imaging Entire Organisms
Jef Akst | Oct 26, 2015
A new microscope allows researchers to watch biological processes at the cellular level in 3-D in living animals.