microscope
Time-Lapse on the Cheap
Time-Lapse on the Cheap
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2015
A PhD student jury-rigs a microscopy system for high-throughput cell motility assays.
Zooming In
Zooming In
Jef Akst | Jan 20, 2015
To improve the reach of optical microscopy, researchers are enlarging the biological features they wish to view.
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.
TS 2014 Gift Guide
TS 2014 Gift Guide
Kerry Grens | Dec 19, 2014
Presents for the scientists and science-lovers on your shopping list
Top 10 Innovations 2014
Top 10 Innovations 2014
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014
The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.
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.
Mobile Microscopes
Mobile Microscopes
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
Turning cell phones into basic research tools can improve health care in the developing world.
Top 10 Innovations 2012
Top 10 Innovations 2012
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2012
The Scientist’s 5th installment of its annual competition attracted submissions from across the life science spectrum. Here are the best and brightest products of the year.
Electron Microscopy Through the Ages
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2012
Take a tour through the revolutionary menthod's past, present, and future.
Small Beauty
Small Beauty
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 22, 2011
Vote for the best micrograph image in Nikon’s 2011 Small World Competition.