News April 2017

 
 

Imaging & Microscopy Newsletter
April 2017


Scientific Article
• Cell-Permeant Fluorescent Nanocomposites
New Tools for Fluorescent Contrast in Microscopy

Tips & Tricks
Keep your Feet on the Ground!
Tips & Tricks for Keeping Suspension Cells in Position during Sample Preparation for EM

Webcast
• Cell Imaging: Discover the Allen Cell Explorer

Scientific News
High-Resolution Imaging with Conventional Microscopes
• Electron Microscopy: Coloring Biomolecules in Tissue
• Quantum Dots Open New Window for Biological Imaging
• Label-Free Microscopy: Novel Lens for Super-Resolution Imaging
• X-Ray Study Reveals Long-Sought Insights Into Potential Drug Target
• New Electron Microscope Sees More than an Image
• Single-Angle Ptychography Allows 3D Imaging of Stressed Materials
• Multi-Parameter Microscopy Aids Design of Improved Optoelectronic Devices
• Transmission Electron Microscopy: Chemical Reactions 'Filmed' at the ...
• Quantum Dots Illuminate Transport within the Cell
• Nanoparticles for Safe Imaging of Tumors
More news: here

Events
RamanFest Symposium, June 2017, Purdue University, USA
• FEBS Advanced Course: Functional Imaging of Cellular Signals, June 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
All upcoming events: here

 
 
 
 
 
 

Features

 

User Comfort During Long Periods of Routine Microscope Observation

 

Ergonomic and easy to use, the new Olympus CX43 and CX33 microscopes help keep users comfortable during long periods of use, maximizing work efficiency. In high-throughput laboratory environments, user comfort is important for maintaining ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Topstories

 

Cell-Permeant Fluorescent Nanocomposites

 

Different types of molecular and nanoscale fluorophores are being developed for fluorescent imaging of live cells. Here we present their novel types and novel compositions. The dyes incorporated into nanostructures and their metal ...

 
 
 

Keep your Feet on the Ground!

For most sample preparation methods of rare and difficult objects, especially single cells or low ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

News

 

High-Resolution Imaging with Conventional Microscopes

 

MIT researchers have developed a way to make extremely high-resolution images of tissue samples, at a fraction of the cost of other techniques that offer similar resolution. The new technique relies on expanding tissue before imaging it ...

 
 
 

Electron Microscopy: Coloring Biomolecules in Tissue

An extra detector on an electron microscope can help determine which molecules are found in which ...

 
 
 

Quantum Dots Open New Window for Biological Imaging

For certain frequencies of short-wave infrared light, most biological tissues are nearly as ...

 
 
 

Label-Free Microscopy: Novel Lens for Super-Resolution Imaging

The optical microscope is a critical equipment for scientific research and failure inspection in ...

 
 
 

X-Ray Study Reveals Long-Sought Insights Into Potential Drug Target

X-ray studies done in part at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory ...

 
 
 

New Electron Microscope Sees More than an Image

The electron microscope, a powerful tool for science, just became even more powerful, with an ...

 
 
 

Single-Angle Ptychography Allows 3D Imaging of Stressed Materials

Everyone reacts differently under stress — even the relatively orderly atoms in a crystal. If ...

 
 
 

Multi-Parameter Microscopy Aids Design of Improved Optoelectronic Devices

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has developed a novel measurement method, providing ...

 
 
 

Transmission Electron Microscopy: Chemical Reactions 'Filmed' at the Single-Molecule Level

Scientists have succeeded in ‘filming’ inter-molecular chemical reactions – using ...

 
 
 

Quantum Dots Illuminate Transport within the Cell

Biophysicists from Utrecht University have developed a strategy for using light-emitting ...

 
 
 

Nanoparticles for Safe Imaging of Tumors

Chemists from Russia and Switzerland created biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Webcasts

 

Cell Imaging: Discover the Allen Cell Explorer

 

The Allen Cell Explorer is the data portal for the Allen Institute for Cell Science, where you can explore the institute's publicly available data, tools and models. The portal provides an unprecedented view into the organizational ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Events

 

RamanFest Symposium 2017

Date:
Jun. 01 - Jun. 02, 2017
Place:
Purdue University
Website:
http://www.ramanfest.org
 
 
 

FEBS Advanced Course: Functional Imaging of Cellular Signals

Date:
Jun. 11 - Jun. 16, 2017
Place:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website:
http://intranet.lcam-fnwi.nl
 
 
 
 
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