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2011-01-19 09:00:00

PORT MATILDA, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QBC Diagnostics is pleased to announce the release of the QBC ParaLens Advance, a breakthrough product that can easily upgrade any compound light microscope for LED fluorescence microscopy. The ParaLens Advance builds on the proven success of the ParaLens Microscope Attachment, which introduced the benefits of durable, easy-to-power LED fluorescence microscopy to thousands of labs around the world. The ParaLens Advance improves on its...

2011-01-12 18:19:51

3-D map of atoms sheds light on nanoscale interfaces in teeth, may aid materials design Teeth and bone are important and complex structures in humans and other animals, but little is actually known about their chemical structure at the atomic scale. What exactly gives them their renowned toughness, hardness and strength? How do organisms control the synthesis of these advanced functional composites? Now, using a highly sophisticated atomic-scale imaging tool on a sea creature's tooth, two...

2010-09-24 13:40:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) researchers published a breakthrough technique in the peer-reviewed journal Science that measures how long a single atom can hold information, and giving scientists the ability to record, study and "visualize" extremely fast phenomena inside these atoms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100924/NY71126-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100924/NY71126-a ) (Photo:...

2010-09-02 06:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SciTech Educational Solutions (scitecheducation.com), a consulting firm that innovatively teaches science and math to the brightest minds in New York, traveled to Haiti to highlight how easily Haiti's Youth can be empowered. Huddled around a microscope, a group of students examined a freshly made slide of a blood sample collected by fellow student Marie Christie Pierre who agreed to prick her finger. Kim Magloire, a Haitian-American and president of...

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2010-08-25 19:28:25

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed extremely small microneedles that can be used to deliver medically-relevant nanoscale dyes called quantum dots into skin "“ an advance that opens the door to new techniques for diagnosing and treating a variety of medical conditions, including skin cancer."We were able to fabricate hollow, plastic microneedles using a laser-based rapid-prototyping approach," says Dr. Roger Narayan, one of the lead researchers, "and found...

2010-07-20 15:30:00

FEI to Leverage SMTC's Mexico Operations for Large Scale System Integration TORONTO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTX, TSX: SMX) ("SMTC"), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, announced today a strategic relationship with FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) (FEI). FEI is a premier provider of electron and ion-beam microscopes and tools for nanoscale applications across many industries: industrial and academic materials research, life sciences,...

2010-07-01 12:21:14

Lensless cellphone microscope receives 3 major awards Cell phones are accumulating a Swiss Army Knife-esqe assortment of capabilities; substituting as cameras, providing internet access, and soon operating as medical labs if Aydogan Ozcan's plans come to fruition. This month's cover article of the journal Lab on a Chip features the latest creation by the Ozcan group, a functioning prototype of a cell phone microscope. The lensless imaging platform behind the cell phone microscope is nearing...

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2010-06-25 05:11:25

Yale University engineers have for the first time created 3D models of whole intact mouse organs, a feat they accomplished using fluorescence microscopy. The team reports its findings in the May/June issue of the Journal of Biomedical Optics, in a study published online this week. Combining an imaging technique called multiphoton microscopy with "optical clearing," which uses a solution that renders tissue transparent, the researchers were able to scan mouse organs and create high-resolution...

2010-06-21 07:28:00

DALLAS, June 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical Device practice at MarketsandMarkets is pleased to announce a new report titled Microscopy - Advanced Technologies in Latin America (2010 - 2015). Browse in-depth TOC on Microscopy - Advanced Technologies in Latin America (2010 - 2015) Market Report. Early buyers will receive 10% customization of reports http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/Microscopy-America-238.html The development of confocal microscopes and new...

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2010-06-17 07:26:49

Scientists can now peer into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles 3,000 times smaller than a human hair within nanoseconds. The findings point the way toward future work that could greatly improve catalyst efficiency in a variety of processes that are crucial to the world's energy security, such as petroleum catalysis and catalyst-based nanomaterial growth for next-generation rechargeable batteries. The work was performed in a collaborative effort by Lawrence Livermore National...


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