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Monthly Archives: January 2007

31 Jan

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, discovered a breakthrough imaging method. This method is called quantitative phase imaging, it allows researchers to view live cell membranes and create images of the internal systems of living cells and even … Continue reading

27 Jan

The transmission electron microscope (though not the same as Transmitted Light Microscope) is the first type of electron microscope to be developed and is patterned exactly like the light microscope, but it uses electrons instead of transmitted/reflected light. Electron microscopes … Continue reading

26 Jan

Water is capable to acquire new qualities when recording the information. At the same time its chemical structure stays unchanged. When we say water’s structure, we mean the way its molecules are organized. With the help of a regular laboratory … Continue reading

25 Jan

The Inventor James Hillier, who helped develop and market the first commercially successful electron microscope in the United States and then found uses for it in medical research, died at age 91. Hillier died Jan. 15 at a Princeton hospital … Continue reading

24 Jan

Have you ever heard the word NANOART? Do you know what it means? Here is what I think. NanoArt is a new art discipline related to nanosculptures created by artists, who can appear to be scientists at the same time, … Continue reading

22 Jan

Have you ever looked at the membrane that wraps around our cells through a laboratory microscope? Do you have any idea how it looks like? Well, I know that the membrane is choc-a-bloc full of proteins, but unfortunately we can’t … Continue reading

19 Jan

Celestron, one of the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and importer of high-quality Celestron telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes and related accessories, officially announced the availability of SkyTour cards to be used with its award-winning Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium. Celestron’s Astronomy … Continue reading

19 Jan

Scientists from the Wake Forest University together with the researches from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discovered that the tiny fibers that comprise blood clots are very elastic. On average, they can stretch to almost three times … Continue reading

18 Jan

Around one of the stars in the Microscope constellation there were discovered new elements with the help of pictures taken by the Hubble Telescope. These magnified under a research microscope elements appear to be ten times bigger than the regular … Continue reading

17 Jan

International group of scientists from France, Germany and Canada with the help of a microscope discovered a new type of living creatures in the northern latitudes of Alaska. They were called picobiliphytes. It turned out, that these unusual creatures also … Continue reading