microscope

How does a dissecting microscope work?

How does a dissecting microscope work?

  There’s a vast array of microscopes available out there, so if you are looking to get one for your hobby or your children, you first have to learn some basics. Otherwise, you’d end up spending your precious money on ...

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5 Best Beginner Microscopes

5 Best Beginner Microscopes

Not all microscopes are the same. As with any piece of contraption out there, microscopes to tend to vary in terms of quality and performance. It’s also important to note that the kind of microscope you’d want to use as ...

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Titan 80-300 Super-Microscope

Titan 80-300 Super-Microscope

McMaster University in Canada has recently installed the most advanced and powerful electron microscope ever built, named Titan 80-300, which is capable of unprecedented resolution. The microscope’s purposes include medical research and the examination of various products at the nano ...

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The Birth of the Cell Phone Microscope

The Birth of the Cell Phone Microscope

In a new project currently under way at the Blum Center for Developing Economies in Berkeley University, scientists are trying to convert the standard cellular phone camera into a clinical-quality microscope, with 5-50X magnification abilities. According to the researchers, cell-phone ...

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ISAM – Computed Image Revolution

ISAM – Computed Image Revolution

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a novel computational image-forming technique for optical microscopy, called ISAM. The new technique is capable of producing three-dimensional images even from blurry, out-of-focus data. The new tool will improve the ...

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