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2010-04-28 07:21:23

X-ray diffraction microscopy provides the best resolution yet A team of scientists working at beamline 9.0.1 of the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has used x-ray diffraction microscopy to make images of whole yeast cells, achieving the highest resolution"”11 to 13 nanometers (billionths of a meter)"”ever obtained with this method for biological specimens. Their success indicates that full 3-D tomography of whole...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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