Apr. 10, 2019News
Membrane proteins play an important role in many biological processes. Studies suggest they’re targeted by more than 50% of all modern medicinal drugs. Unfortunately for researchers, determining their structures has been a ...
Feb. 14, 2017News
Researchers have introduced a new type of “super-resolution” microscopy and used it to discover the precise walking mechanism behind tiny structures made of DNA that could find biomedical and industrial applications.
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Nov. 03, 2015News
A team of researchers has demonstrated a new type of imaging system that reveals the chemical composition of living tissue for medical diagnostics and cellular studies.
Jun. 04, 2013News
Virus particles of the same type had been thought to have identical structures, like a mass-produced toy, but a new visualization technique developed by a Purdue University researcher revealed otherwise. Wen Jiang, an associate professor ...
May. 02, 2013News
Researchers have found a way to see synthetic nanostructures and molecules using a new type of super-resolution optical microscopy that does not require fluorescent dyes, representing a practical tool for biomedical and nanotechnology ...
Apr. 29, 2013News
Researchers have married two biological imaging technologies, creating a new way to learn how good cells go bad. "Let's say you have a large population of cells," said Corey Neu, an assistant professor in Purdue University's Weldon School ...
Mar. 18, 2013News
New optical technologies using "metasurfaces" capable of the ultra-efficient control of light are nearing commercialization, with potential applications including advanced solar cells, computers, telecommunications, sensors and ...
Jul. 31, 2012News
Online courses covering the fundamentals of atomic force microscopy will be offered beginning August 27, 2012, by nanoHUB-U, an initiative founded by the Network for Computational Nanotechnology and Purdue University.
May. 16, 2012News
Researchers have taken a step toward overcoming a key obstacle in commercializing "hyperbolic metamaterials," structures that could bring optical advances including ultrapowerful microscopes, computers and solar cells.
Jun. 10, 2011News
Ji-Xin Cheng, associate professor of biomedical engineering and chemistry at Purdue University, and his research group have developed a new type of imaging technology to take precise three-dimensional images of plaques lining arteries.
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