October 30, 2017, via Medical Xpress
What's New on MicroscopyU
We’re happy to announce that we’ve updated our article on Single-Molecule Super-Resolution Imaging. This article now contains an in-depth discussion of sample preparation, including near-comprehensive tables listing known fluorescent probes and buffer systems for single molecule localization microscopies.
Most Viewed Review Articles
The resolving power of a microscope is the most important feature of the optical system.
Fundamentals of the axial or longitudinal properties of microscope objectives.
The ability of a microscope objective to gather light and resolve fine specimen detail.
Basic equipment and techniques necessary for observing specimens in fluorescence.
Most Viewed Tutorials
Field of View Diameter
Exploring the effect of varying the field of view size on the viewable specimen area.
Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy
A virtual microscope tutorial featuring a wide variety of specimens.
Microscope Alignment for Köhler Illumination
Learn how to adjust a microscope to examine specimens in Köhler illumination.
Spatial Resolution in Digital Imaging
Spatial resolution refers to the number of pixels utilized in construction of the image.
Harnessing High-Throughput Imaging Webinar
High-throughput imaging of cells and tissues can be used to capture large amounts of phenotypic data with high spatial and temporal resolution. Sponsored by Nikon, this Cell Press webinar will showcase cutting edge high-throughput imaging pipelines, discussing their applications in biological research and therapeutic discovery.
In this webinar, you’ll hear from two leaders in the field. Steven Finkbeiner from the Gladstone Institute at UCSF and Anne Carpenter from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard will each present on work done in their labs to design and apply new systems for high-throughput imaging.
Register for Webinar
(November 16th, 12pm EST)
New Confocal and Superresolution Microscopy eBook from Nikon and Science
'Sharper images: Exploring confocal and superresolution microscopy' is a collection of research articles highlighting the application of superresolution and confocal imaging technologies. Included is a technical paper reviewing the latest developments in Nikon confocal technology and an application note comparing the benefits and drawbacks of superresolution versus confocal systems.
Nikon Small World Competition
Nikon’s Small World Photo and Video Competitions are open to anyone with an interest in microscopy.
Recent News and Updates
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