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The new microscopy technique (lower right) brings into focus details of cell structures never seen before with light.
Courtesy of A. Honigmann, C. Eggeling and S.W. Hell, MPI Göttinge
October 8, 2014 This year's Nobel Prize in chemistry went to a team that came up with a way to take a closer look at the secret lives of living cells. It could make biomedical research a lot easier.
All folded up and ready to magnify: The Foldscope weighs less than two nickels, is small enough to fit in your back pocket and offers more than 2,000-fold magnification.
September 3, 2014 Engineers at Stanford University have designed a microscope that fits in your pocket and costs less than a dollar to make. Here's the best part: You put the microscope together yourself.
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May 25, 2012 Phoenix-based artist William "Bill" LeGoullon reveals our favorite Memorial Day beverages in detail under the microscope. We guarantee you'll never look at beer, wine and soda the same way again.
October 22, 2010 Today the spotlight is on fleas, rat eyes and soy sauce. And believe it or not, they are beautiful — when viewed under a microscope.
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