Microscopy

New Techniques of Bone Analysis Reveal Insights

Department Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Project Lead – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Shoulder x-ray. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a technique using “laser-capture microscopy” that allows researchers to collect large amounts of biochemical information from nanoscale bone samples. Since ...

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When Softness isn’t a Virtue

When Softness isn’t a Virtue

A team of researchers from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) has developed a method to distinguish between metastatic cancer cells and normal cells. The method utilizes an atomic force microscope (AFM) to measure the softness of a ...

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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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MEMS-based Confocal Microscopy

MEMS-based Confocal Microscopy

A new MEMS based scanning technology offers a different possibility for conducting confocal microscopy imaging in confined sections of a living human body. Professor Rebecca Kortum Confocal microscopy is an imaging technique that offers high-resolution imaging of living tissues (in ...

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