News March 2017

 
 

Imaging & Microscopy Newsletter
March 2017


Scientific Articles
• Imaging Individual Biomolecules on Surfaces
Using High Resolution Scanning Probe Microscopy
• Event Driven Automated Microscopy
Applications in Cancer Research
• Insights Tissue Clearing
An Epitome on Current Clearing Protocols

Tips & Tricks
Ultrafast Raman Spectroscopy Explained
Tips & Tricks for Tunable FSRS and Biosensor Imaging

Webcast
• Raman Imaging: World’s Oldest Fossils Unearthed

Read & Win
• Modern Biophysical Chemistry - Detection and Analysis of Biomolecules

Scientific News
• Watching the Dynamics of the Orbital Angular Momentum of Plasmons
• UCL Winners at Wellcome Image Awards 2017
• Making Microscopes from Droplets
• Imaging at the Speed of Light
• Tailor-Made Corrective Glasses Permit Unparalleled Concentration of X-Ray Beam
• Hyperlens Devices: Spiky Nanostructures Capture Life’s Fine Details
More news: here

Events
• Workshop: Electron Microscopy with High Temporal Resolution, May 2017, Strasbourg, France
• Scandem 2017, June 2017, Reykjavík, Iceland
All upcoming events: here

 
 
 
 
 
 

Features

 

Scientists Characterize New Wonder Material Silicene

 

Following in the footsteps of its famous cousin graphene, silicene, a two-dimensional material composed of silicon atoms, has fascinated researchers worldwide, in particular for its possible applications in the semiconductor industry. ...

 
 
 

Redefining the Standard for Ultra Fast FLIM Imaging: RapidFLIM

 

Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging (FLIM) is a versatile microscopy method, which combines fluorescence lifetime information with spatial localization, enabling the investigation of biochemical and physical processes, detecting changes in the ...

 
 
 

Powerful, Multi-Wavelength LED Illumination for All Your Fluorophores

 

X-Cite TURBO is a powerful, multi- LED light source for fluorescence imaging applications. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Topstories

 

Imaging Individual Biomolecules on Surfaces

 

Scanning tunneling microscopy produces high resolution images of surfaces and their adsorbates, ultimately reaching atomic resolution. Despite this impressive performance, the scope of this method is greatly limited by sample preparation. ...

 
 
 

Event Driven Automated Microscopy

Why Do Event Driven Microscopy? In a conventional micros­copy study the researcher defines an ...

 
 
 

Insights Tissue Clearing

Today, imaging entire cleared samples is a vital necessity to understand biological systems and ...

 
 
 

Ultrafast Raman Spectroscopy Explained

Bioimaging has enabled us to visualize biomolecules in action. However, current development of ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

News

 

Watching the Dynamics of the Orbital Angular Momentum of Plasmons

 

A team of Israeli and German researchers from Technion in Haifa and the universities of Kaiserslautern, Duisburg-Essen and Stuttgart have been able to reveal for the first time the dynamics of the orbital angular momentum of plasmons. The ...

 
 
 

Read & Win: Modern Biophysical Chemistry - Detection and Analysis of Biomolecules

The application of physical methods and principles to biological molecules has enabled the ...

 
 
 

UCL Winners at Wellcome Image Awards 2017

Images by UCL researchers are among the winners of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards, given out ...

 
 
 

Making Microscopes from Droplets

Liquid droplets are natural magnifiers. Look inside a single drop of water, and you are likely to ...

 
 
 

Imaging at the Speed of Light

Tiny micro- and nanoscale structures within a material’s surface are invisible to the naked ...

 
 
 

Tailor-Made Corrective Glasses Permit Unparalleled Concentration of X-Ray Beam

An international team of scientists has tailored special X-ray glasses to concentrate the beam of ...

 
 
 

Hyperlens Devices: Spiky Nanostructures Capture Life’s Fine Details

Optical microscopes that use lenses to bounce photons off objects have trouble distinguishing ...

 
 
 

Olympus Wins IF Award for their Smart Microscope Design

The Fluoview FV3000 and the CX23 microscope from Olympus have been recognised with the ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Webcasts

 

Raman Imaging: World’s Oldest Fossils Unearthed

 

Research led by Dr Dominic Papineau & Matt Dodd provide direct evidence for one of the oldest life forms on Earth - fossilized remains of microorganisms that are at least 3,770 million years old.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Events

 

Workshop: Electron Microscopy with High Temporal Resolution

Date:
May. 29 - May. 31, 2017
Place:
Strasbourg, France
Website:
https://emhtr2017.sciencesconf.org
 
 
 

Scandem 2017

Date:
Jun. 05 - Jun. 07, 2017
Place:
Reykjavík, Iceland
Website:
http://scandem2017.hi.is
 
 
 
 
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