May 18, 2018, via Confocal.nl
We’re happy to announce the release* of the RCM in partnership with Confocal.nl! The RCM is a remarkably user-friendly point-scanning confocal system, providing enhanced resolution out of the box.
*This product is available from Nikon in the US only.
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May 16, 2018, via Nature Methods
New head-mounted light-field microscope allows researchers to watch neuron activity in freely behaving mice!
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May 14, 2018, via Nature Photonics
See how the Nikon A1R MP multiphoton was used to validate the results of a new laser eye surgery method using second harmonic generation SHG imaging.
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May 01, 2018, via National Academy of Sciences
A huge congratulations to Clare Waterman on her election as a Member of the National Academy of Sciences!!!
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April 20, 2018, via Science
The Betzig lab amazes again with combination lattice light sheet and adaptive optics AO microscope.
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April 19, 2018, via Imaging Resource
Ever wonder how Nikon glass is made? If so, then check out this great article from Imaging Resource for a deep dive into operations at our Hikari Glass Factory in Akita, Japan!
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April 16, 2018, via PHYS.ORG
Researchers at UCLA use deep learning to enhance photomicrographs acquired with smartphones.
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April 12, 2018, via Journal of Cell Science
Exciting new research in the Journal of Cell Science uses a Nikon A1 confocal to help show how green algae divide by multiple (instead of binary) fission.
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April 10, 2018, via The Journal of Neuroscience
Interested in all-optical electrophysiology? Check out the Floxopatch mouse line, featuring Cre-dependent expression of both the CheRiff channelrhodopsin and QuasAr2 voltage indicator.
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March 30, 2018, via Scientific American
Read about how clinical confocal microscopy may have helped discover a previously unknown human organ.
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March 29, 2018, via Medical Xpress
EMBL researchers capture microglia “pruning” synaptic connections between other brain cells, guiding healthy brain development.
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March 28, 2018, via Cell
Exciting new research in Cell shows that vascular aging is both reversible and caused by loss of endothelial NAD+-SIRT1 activity. Treatment of elderly mice with nicotinamide mononucleotide improves blood flow and increases endurance. Imaging was performed with a Nikon Ti inverted microscope.
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March 27, 2018, via Stem Cell Reports
New research in Stem Cell Reports shows how human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells grown on microengineered “organ-on-chip” exhibit enhanced neuronal function and other in vivo characteristics. Confocal imaging was performed with a Nikon A1.
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March 26, 2018, via Nature
Are you curious about the development and current state of human embryonic stem cell technology? Then check out this news article in Nature.
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March 21, 2018, via Cell Metabolism
Could a low protein diet reduce tumor growth? New research using three mouse cancer models shows that a low-protein diet reduces tumor growth while a low-carbohydrate version does not. Confocal imaging for this study was performed with a Nikon A1.
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March 20, 2018, via Nature Communications
New research in Nature Communications details how fusing CtIP to Cas9 helps stimulate homology-dependent repair, providing enhanced transgene integration. Imaging was performed using a Nikon Ti inverted microscope.
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March 19, 2018, via Science
New microfluidic platform allows researchers to watch DNA mutate! To see the mutations, the team built 1000 microscopic channels into a computerlike chip and placed a single bacterial cell at the closed end of each the channel.
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March 16, 2018, via Cell Reports
Researchers at Stony Brook University report on the role of ceramide synthases in a pathogenic fungus.
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March 15, 2018, via Nature Medicine
New research in Nature Medicine uses a Nikon A1R confocal microscope to help uncover neural mechanism for preserving the specificity of memories.
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March 14, 2018, via The Guardian
A lot of quotes have been attributed to the late Stephen Hawking. Here's a list of several actual Hawking quotes compiled by The Guardian.
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