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05 Nov

EVOS® Cell Imaging Systems – Removing the Complexities of Microscopy

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  Finally, there is a cell imaging system able to eliminate the challenges and complexities of microscopy – without compromising performance. Enter the EVOS Cell Imaging System. Whether you’re capturing images for publications, teaching, or research, the EVOS system was … Continue reading

23 Oct

Almost Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Ebola

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Unless you’ve been living on Neptune for the past three months, then you know that Ebola is all everyone is talking about.  One things for certain, there is a ton of misinformation going out to the general public. We want … Continue reading

13 Jan

Microscope Slides

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Plain or frosted, polished edges or ground edges, beveled corners or not and prepared or blank. Microscope slides are the essential required accessory that you must have in order to use a compound biological microscope. Slides are typically made of … Continue reading

06 Jan

Phase Contrast Microscopy

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There are many techniques that are used to enhance images in a compound biological microscope. One of the most common as well as one of the most useful is phase contrast. This technique was developed by Frits Zernike (a Danish … Continue reading

23 Dec

Microbiology and Microscopes

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Microbiology is the study of small, living, primarily unicellular organisms. Collectively they can be referred to as microbes and may be bacteria, fungi or other single cell life forms. A common feature to all is that they are quite small … Continue reading

22 Dec

Nervous System: CNS Part II

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The human body’s Nervous system is composed of three major organs: brain, spinal cord and nerves. These three organs are divided into two systems. The Central Nervous System is composed of the brain and spinal cord. The CNS function is … Continue reading

16 Dec

Microscopes and USB

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Microscopes are all around us and being used in almost every area of science and technology. Almost as common, is the use of microscope cameras to document an observation. Virtually all digital cameras (both still and video) incorporate the ability … Continue reading

15 Dec

Nervous System: CNS (Part I)

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The human body’s Nervous system is composed of three major organs: brain, spinal cord and nerves. These three organs are divided into two systems. The Central Nervous System (CNS) is composed of the brain and spinal cord. The general function … Continue reading

09 Dec

Microscopes & Microscopy

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The world of microscopes and the science of microscopy date from the 1600′s. Microscopy has fascinated man from the first realization that small objects could be magnified and examined in minute detail. The “homonculus” was thought to be a complete … Continue reading

08 Dec

Endocrine System

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The endocrine system is a system of glands that secrete hormones throughout the body. Hormones are important to the human function of the body because they influence metabolic rate; water and mineral balance; immune system reactions; and sexual functioning. There … Continue reading

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