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2013-07-18 23:00:44

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) products, announces an exclusive promotion that offers buyers of the Park XE7 a complimentary acoustic enclosure and vibration table valued at $10,000 by submitting a request for quote (RFQ) by Oct 31, 2013. Given the impressive demand for the Park XE7, this one-time-only event is Park's expression of thanks for the international success and popularity of this product. Santa, Clara, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Park...

2013-06-13 23:01:45

Microscopy session inspires teachers to integrate microscopes into school curriculum. Westmont, IL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Hooke College of Applied Sciences (HCAS) is participating in Aurora University´s Workshop Institute Program 5 (WIP5) on June 13-14. The two-year STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Workshop, “Developing Models and Carrying Out Investigations in STEM,” is funded by the State of Illinois Math and Science Partnership Grant and is...

2013-06-12 23:23:55

BMI Surplus, Inc, top seller of used scientific equipment, announces their ongoing partnerships with Universities and Colleges — allowing them to extend their research money during the recent “sequester”. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 BMI Surplus, Inc, top seller of used scientific equipment, announces their ongoing partnerships with Universities and Colleges — allowing them to extend their research money during the recent “sequester”. The "sequester"...

2013-05-30 23:20:02

The global molecular, atomic and nanoscale imaging market is expected to grow from nearly $3.1 billion in 2011 to $4.4 billion by 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.8% from 2012 to 2017. The increasing aging population and life expectancy, the increasing incidence of chronic diseases, and technological advancements are driving the medical imaging market. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The global molecular, atomic and nanoscale imaging market is expected to grow from...

2013-05-14 23:03:28

IPEVO has released the Microscope Adapter Set, an add-on accessory for their Point 2 View USB Document Camera. This accessory enables the camera to capture video directly from a microscope's eyepiece. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Chemistry professors, high school science teachers, and other educators now have a new way to share the tiny world underneath the microscope. Ed tech company IPEVO has just announced the newest add-on accessory for their popular Point 2 View USB Document...

Scientists Create Fluorescent Microscope With Cellphone Camera
2013-04-11 19:08:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists writing in The Journal of Visualized Experiments say they have found a way for a cellphone camera to capture images from a fluorescent microscope and flow cytometer. The new cell phone camera will make it possible for areas with limited resources to run tests like checking for contaminated water and monitoring HIV-positive patients. In a new video released by Jove, the researchers show the construction of the...

Blowing Glass At A Nano Scale
2013-03-25 11:13:39

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL researchers are using the electrical properties of a scanning electron microscope to change the size of glass capillary tubes -- Their method has already been patented as it could pave the way to many novel applications Have you ever thrown into the fire - even if you shouldn't have - an empty packet of crisps? The outcome is striking: the plastic shrivels and bends into itself, until it turns into a small crumpled...


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