Physicists developed a new technology that allows them to look at individual electrons. The Electron Microscope Pixel Array Detector can be retrofitted into an electron microscope to achieve record-breaking resolutions.
Material Science July 20, 2018
Researchers developed a microscope that can produce 3D videos of living cells as they carry out their function. The technology used adaptive optics and lattice light sheet microscopy.
Feature | Health April 20, 2018
The world's smallest snowman is made of tiny silica spheres and measures less than 3 microns tall, which is smaller than the diameter of human hair. How was it made?
Material Science December 25, 2016
A powerful new 'superlens' powered by nanobead technology may potentially change microscopic research forever, a new study suggests. The superlens extends the limits of what you can see under a microscope.
Material Science August 13, 2016
Australian researchers developed a scanning helium microscope that can study samples in its undamaged state. The researchers believe that the breakthrough technology will have many uses across several scientific disciplines.
Material Science May 16, 2016
The Nurugo Micro is an accessory that will allow users to take smartphone pictures with 400x zoom. The product's Kickstarter campaign is still online, with backers able to acquire the Nurugo Micro at $39 each.
Gadgets March 20, 2016
A new microscope visualizes individual motor units and muscle movement. This will pave the way for the study of neuromuscular diseases such as muscle dystrophy.
Life December 21, 2015
Scientist turn to baby diapers to improve the resolutions power of their laboratory microscopes. Absorbent material in disposable diapers can make biological samples bigger, easer to image, they find.
January 15, 2015
Microscopic images honored as marriages of science and art. Annual BioScapes competition presents 2014 winners.
December 16, 2014
Professor Rob Kesseler of the University of the Arts London has curated an exhibition displaying the patterns of objects placed under a microscope. The images capture the beauty of the natural world, which often goes by undetected.
Internet Culture November 6, 2014
A new microscope designed by 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry winner Eric Betzig gives scientists ability to watch embryos and living cells move in 3D. The device could potentially lead to improved understanding on how cancer spreads and birth defects occur.
Life October 24, 2014
The 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded to three scientists whose works paved way to the development of the super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, which now allows scientists to study how the body works in a cellular level.
Society October 12, 2014
Researchers from The Australian National University were able to improve the sensitivity of atomic force microscopes by using a laser cooling technique, making the microscopes adept at detecting even a single virus.
Energy August 18, 2014
Lasers can be used to super-cool microscopes, making them 20 times more sensitive than ever before.
August 16, 2014
Nikon lately held a contest for videos of tiny subjects. Here are the top three winners!
April 25, 2014
Feature | Science