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beating heart of a zebrafish embryo
2014-07-25 02:45:59

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, München Researchers of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden report how they managed to capture detailed three-dimensional images of cardiac dynamics in zebrafish. The novel approach: They combine high-speed Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM) and clever image processing to reconstruct multi-view movie stacks of the beating heart. Furthermore, they have developed a method of generating high-resolution static...

2014-07-23 08:31:52

DUBLIN and BINNINGEN, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Pixcelldata, the innovative Irish developer of Collibio digital pathology management and collaboration software has announced a partnership with Basys Data, the provider of PathoWin+ LIMS software to pathology laboratories in Switzerland. The integrated Collibio PathoWin+ solution provides the functionality of a laboratory information system with an interactive digital pathology web application to improve...

2014-07-22 16:22:41

BATON ROUGE, La., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between catalyst researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Delft University of Technology, Haldor Topsoe, FEI Company and Leiden Probe Microscopy has led to ­­­an innovative new method for studying catalyst dynamics under actual operating conditions. The process uses a technique called high-resolution electron microscopy to monitor changes in the catalyst structure during the catalytic process....

2014-07-17 12:28:06

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Electron Microscope Trends Industryhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2052060/Global-Electron-Microscope-Trends-Industry.htmlAn Electron Microscope (EM) is a high-magnification, high-resolution microscope that utilizes an electron beam for illuminating a specimen, and magnifies the image. Semiconductor industry and miniaturization of Semiconductor chips are the growth engines driving...

2014-07-08 23:09:15

INFINITY Fluorescence Series Bundle Provides Complete Imaging Solution with Advanced Image Analysis Software Included Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Lumenera Corporation, a leading manufacturer and developer of high-performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions for scientific, industrial and surveillance markets, released its new INFINITY Fluorescence Series Bundle; a fluorescence microscopy imaging solution consisting of high-end scientific cameras, feature-rich software...

2014-07-03 12:33:57

TUM A million times better Nonlinear optical materials are widely used in laser systems. However, high light intensity and long propagation are required to produce strong nonlinear optical effects. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the Technische Universitaet Muenchen created metamaterials with a million times stronger nonlinear optical response, compared to the traditional nonlinear materials, and demonstrated frequency conversion in films 100 times thinner than...

2014-07-03 12:27:16

University of Texas at Austin Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have created a new nonlinear metasurface, or meta mirror, that could one day enable the miniaturization of laser systems. The invention, called a "nonlinear mirror" by the researchers, could help advance nonlinear laser systems that are used for chemical sensing, explosives detection, biomedical research and potentially many other applications. The researchers' study...

2014-07-01 23:04:37

ReportsnReports.com offers Metamaterials Market by Device Type (Antennas, Superlens, Cloaking Devices, Absorbers), Metamaterial Type (Electromagnetic, Terahertz, Photonic, Tunable, Frequency Selective Surface, Non-Linear), Application & Geography - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2025 research report in its store. This report is spread across 175 pages and provides 69 data tables as well as 28 figures to support the business intelligence and global metamaterials market information...

2014-06-24 23:04:33

Park Systems, a leading manufacturer of atomic force microscopy (AFM) systems and nano technology tool providers for research labs and industry, invites Semicon West attendees to an exciting AFM luncheon and reception, featuring guest speaker Phil Kaszuba who currently directs the Scanning Probe Microscopy Laboratory at IBM. The luncheon, open to AFM users, will be held in conjunction with Semicon West on July 9 from 11:30-2:30 at Jillian’s Restaurant, courtesy of Park Systems. Santa...

2014-06-23 12:28:49

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers Cell Analysis Market by Instruments, Consumables, Application - Global Forecast to 2018 research report in its store that says global cell analysis market is a technology-driven market and is marked by the 'Threat of Obsolescence,' wherein technologies as well as their adoption by end users changes very rapidly. Hospitals, academic and government institutes, as well as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'