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2D images converted into 3D using deep learning

November 8, 2019

Microscopy technique is expected to benefit studies in life sciences and biology. A UCLA research team has devised…
This image taken by the new microscope shows a living bone cancer cell with nucleus (blue), mitochondria (green) and cytoskeleton (magenta). Image credit: Bielefeld University/W. Hübner
HD microscopy in milliseconds

September 23, 2019

University researchers improve super-resolution microscopy. They can make tiny cell structures visible: cutting-edge light microscopes offer resolutions of…
FISH Gets Worm

May 31, 2019

3D genome structure imaging technique expands into study of whole organisms. In the image below, worm DNA glows…
Deep learning takes fluorescence microscopy into super resolution

December 18, 2018

UCLA-led team produces images on a laptop that match the quality of those from high-end equipment. Scientists studying…
Better together: Merged microscope offers unprecedented look at biological processes in living cells

May 14, 2018

Scientists at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have combined two different microscope technologies to…
Rice team designs lens-free fluorescent microscope

March 7, 2018

Lenses are no longer necessary for some microscopes, according to Rice University engineers developing FlatScope, a thin fluorescent microscope whose…
Chemists Discover a Fluorophore That Will Open New Doors in Optical Imaging

June 14, 2017

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered a new, smaller type of fluorophore derived from the amino…
Nanoinjection increases survival rate of cells

March 3, 2017

How do tumours grow? And how do bacteria transform harmless substances into medical agents? When biophysicists want to…
Fluorescence microscopy: It cannot get any sharper!

December 24, 2016

It is the holy grail of light microscopy: improving the resolving power of this method such that one…
Wearable microscope that can measure fluorescent dyes through skin

September 28, 2016

UCLA researchers working with a team at Verily Life Sciences have designed a mobile microscope that can detect…
Plastic microscope designed to bring better diagnostic care for world’s rural poor

October 23, 2015

For a project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative, a…
New fluorescent protein permanently marks neurons that fire

February 12, 2015

New tool lets researchers observe more complex behaviors A new tool developed at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s…
UCLA engineers first to detect and measure individual DNA molecules using smartphone microscope

December 21, 2014

Lightweight, compact device converts an ordinary smartphone into an advanced fluorescence microscope. Fluorescence microscopes use technology that enables…
Nanoscale freezing leads to better imaging

February 26, 2014

It’s an odd twist. For scientists to determine if a cell is functioning properly, they must destroy it.…
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