Modified microscope allows for high-speed, high-res imaging of live neurons

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

The device images without signs of cellular damage and has a spatial resolution up to 100 times better than a standard light microscope.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014: beyond the diffraction limit in microscopy

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Optical microscopy was held back by a presumed limitation: that it would never obtain better resolution than half the wavelength of light.

Smartphone microscope can be made for under a dollar

Posted in Hardware on 18th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Although the device works particularly well with the iPhone, it can reportedly also be used with most other smartphone makes and models.