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2012-01-17 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn biology from a Nobel Laureate. Find out how major discoveries were made. Watch as scientists discuss career options, science policy, education, and research in other countries. The iBioSeminars and iBioMagazine video series offer all of these possibilities online, on-demand, and for free. iBioSeminars (http://www.ibioseminars.org) is a collection of over 75 biology seminars given by the world's leading researchers. The seminars range in...

2011-12-01 07:00:00

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Precision, a GE Healthcare company, will showcase its DeltaVision OMX V4 Blaze(TM), a microscopy system designed to reach the next level in the evolution of super-resolution imaging by employing a proprietary, ultra-fast, illumination module and the latest advanced high-speed camera technologies. The OMX Blaze will be showcased to the public for the first time at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual...

2011-12-01 06:45:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The collaboration of two leading cell image resource centers now provides a more extensive and advanced facility for archiving, sharing, and analyzing microscope images in great detail. The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research (NCMIR) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have joined forces to provide a unified interface. This union extends ASCB's The Cell: An Image Library...

2011-09-01 08:26:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An online library of cellular images freely available to biomedical researchers, educators, and the general public celebrated its one-year anniversary on August 9, 2011 by winning The Scientist's Readers' Choice Award for favorite website. The Scientist announced the readers' choice multimedia winners today, along with the top picks from the judges. The Cell has more than 3,000 searchable images posted. It has attracted 65,000 visits from 157...

2010-12-13 07:20:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Cell Biology, in collaboration with Glencoe Software, Inc. and the Open Microscopy Environment (OME), today announce the launch of The Cell: An Image Library at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology. In 2009 the ASCB was awarded a $2.5M stimulus grant through the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Grand Opportunities program to build a novel multi-dimensional image library of scientific images...

2010-09-03 12:10:20

Special issue of CBE"”Life Sciences Education journal crosses the old 'numbers-wet stuff' divide The old joke is a joke no more. In a special September issue of the ASCB's online journal, CBE"”Life Sciences Education (CBE-LSE), the adage that biology is for science students who don't do math is laid to rest forever. "Bio-math" or "math-bio" is in the future for students of both disciplines, say the contributors of seven essays and 17 research articles on new ways to integrate...

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2009-12-08 12:25:00

Teen video gamers acquire immunity While most American students have an intuitive grasp of popular music, professional sports, and consumer electronics, they lack a basic understanding of cell biology. The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) developed the video game Immune Attack to plunge 7th "“ 12th graders into the microscopic world of immune system proteins and cells. Immune Attack is a three-dimensional video game that provides a place to gain an understanding of cellular...

2009-11-04 06:50:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Glencoe Software, Inc., the commercial arm of the Open Microscopy Environment (OME) Consortium (http://openmicroscopy.org), is proud to announce its collaboration with the American Society of Cell Biology's exciting new project titled "The Cell: An Image Library." The ASCB has been awarded a $2.5M stimulus grant through the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Grand Opportunities program, as part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, to build a novel...