nanoscale imaging
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.
Atomic Force Microscopy
Atomic Force Microscopy
Amy Maxmen | Apr 2, 2013
The new technique reveals unprecedented details of microscopic life.
Structure by Feel
Structure by Feel
Amy Maxmen | Apr 1, 2013
Applying the sensitive touch of atomic force microscopy to DNA, cells, and proteins
Insect Wing Kills Bacteria
Insect Wing Kills Bacteria
Jef Akst | Mar 6, 2013
The nanoscale structure of a clanger cicada’s wings destroys threatening microbes on contact.
Next Generation: Nano-Imaging
Next Generation: Nano-Imaging
Sabrina Richards | Jan 31, 2013
Researchers take advantage of a diamond’s atomic flaw to devise a sensor that may one day snap images of individual molecules.