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Endure Medical Redefines Ophthalmic Surgical Microscopes

... The new Reflex Plus surgical microscope from Endure Medical, Inc. represents a new ... ) has created a ophthalmic surgical microscope that delivers the best of all ... excellent ... way to illuminate the field under a stereo microscope to provide the best possible contrast, depth ...

Automated screening process may eventually reduce additional breast cancer surgeries

... which is based on the density of cells seen on a microscope slide, may eventually lead to better ways for ... percent of the tumor specimens, whereas a normal microscope only identified cancer in 65 percent of the ... well," Blair said. A camera connected to the microscope takes photos of the slide, which are then ...

UTSA receives $1.2 million gift from Kleberg Foundation

... that combat a variety of human diseases. The microscope is not just for UTSA. It will be available to ... added, "The selection of this new, extraordinary microscope will provide collaborating research scientists ... - in action - at the nanoscale." "This microscope will open up the world of science to researchers ...

CytoViva(R) Introduces Breakthrough Nano-Technology Research Tool

... technology (HSI) with its advanced nano- scale microscope system. This combination of technologies ... the past three years, the CytoViva Nano-scale microscope System has been adopted by many of the leading ... to quantify images from their CytoViva microscope system. Now these scientists will be able to ...

With $2M NIH grant, FSU becomes 1 of world's top imaging centers

... help FSU buy a state-of-the-art robotic electron microscope to advance cutting-edge studies of HIV/AIDS, ... FSU will get a fully automated cryo-electron microscope that provides rapid, 3-D imaging of frozen ... the world's only working installation of this microscope is in Germany," Travis said. "In the U.S., FSU ...

SUNY researcher issued patent for virtual telemicroscope

... at Peking University, developed the virtual microscope system, the only one of its kind capable of ... the Chinese company Motic a global leader in microscope manufacturing -- created a microscope with a robotic stage that scans whole slides at ...

New technique takes a big step in examination of small structures

... The use of electrons instead of light allows the microscope to "see" in much greater detail. Cryo-EM ... will install a state-of-the-art cryoelectron microscope in 2009. In 2006 Purdue received a $2 million ... programs are used to extract the signal from the microscope and to combine thousands of two-dimensional ...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Product Innovation at PITTCON 2008

... Thermo Scientific Nicolet(TM) iN(TM)10 FT-IR microscope -- powered by new OMNIC(TM) Picta(TM) software, this FT-IR microscope is a significant development that simplifies ... the first time. Thermo Scientific DXR Raman microscope -- designed to help non specialist users ...

By color-coding atoms, new Cornell electron microscope promises big advance in materials analysis

... A new electron microscope recently installed in Cornell's Duffield Hall is ... of applied and engineering physics. "This microscope takes color pictures -- where each colored atom ... is a new type of scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM), built by the NION Company of Kirkland, ...

World class technology and talent battle cancer at the Centenary Institute

... medical research institutes, unveiled a powerful microscope unlike any other in Australia today. Representing ... the unique imaging features of the multiphoton microscope will enable scientists at the Centenary ... - namely our immune system. This type of microscope is an outstanding tool to study how our bodies ...

UB start-up provides innovative digital sperm analysis to infertile couples worldwide

... nicotine on sperm. LCDX supplies the necessary equipment -- including a microscope and camera -- at no cost to U.S. and Canadian clinics who become ... subjective, manual methods -- basically 'eye-balling' the sample through a microscope -- and is poorly standardized. Semen data from these labs are often ...

Physics research with atomic force microscope could lead to better health care

... properties of a surface at the very local scale by using an atomic force microscope in which the sharp cantilever tip can be heated up to between 500 degrees ... guide, respectively, electrons and photons. Also, using an atomic force microscope in this way, he said, physicists can not only change the chemical ...

Novel light-sensitive compounds show promise for cancer therapy

... which allowed the researchers to track them using a fluorescence microscope as the compounds were absorbed by the cancer cells. The release of nitric ... the most exciting day of my grad school career, when I looked through the microscope and saw the fluorescent compounds in the cells," Rose said. Rose used ...

Cell phones using lens-free imaging promise to improve health monitoring

... for transmission to a hospital. LUCAS is not a substitute for a microscope but rather a complement. While microscopes can produce detailed images, ... something that is time consuming and difficult to do with a microscope in resource-limited settings. Also, because LUCAS does not use a lens, the ...

Laser surgery probe targets individual cancer cells

... in arteries. A commercially available femtosecond laser system and microscope was developed recently for LASIK and other eye surgeries, but the system's ... Ben-Yakar's laboratory has overcome technological challenges to create a microscope system that can deliver femtosecond laser pulses up to 250 microns deep ...

Beyond Traditional Borders sends more Rice U. undergrads to Africa

... diagnostic kit containing both basic supplies and a battery-powered microscope and solar-powered battery charger; a lightweight, portable system that ... entry, Barry described a classsroom experiment in which she and Yeh used a microscope connected to a laptop computer to show the children the many germs in ...

New Technology Speeds GI Disease Diagnosis

... Tiny microscope at end of endoscope allows immediate imagery of gastrointestinal tract ... Digestive Disease Week conference in San Diego. CLE, which uses a tiny microscope at the end of an endoscope, effectively and immediately identifies ...

Harris Corporation Demonstrates Remote Digital Imagery Display and Manipulation for Pathology Applications

... pan across and zoom into digital images as if they were looking through a microscope at the actual slides. As opposed to radiology, where most diagnostic ... gives pathologists the ability to have the traditional you-are-there, microscope experience in a digital world." The digitizing of pathology samples is ...

Sound medicine at Acoustics Meeting

... destroy bacteria. They grew biofilms of a strain of fluorescing E. coli on microscope slides sandwiched between piezoelectric wafers. This allowed them to view the biofilm under a confocal microscope before, during and after charging the wafers, which set up standing ...

Experimental technique at GUMC offers real-time analysis of breast cancer biopsies

... Washington, D.C. − A sophisticated microscope that offers a real-time 3-D analysis of tissue samples might, in the ... at Georgetown. The technique is fairly simple. A reflectance confocal microscope reflects near-infrared light off multiple mirrors through tissue, then ...

Scientists reveal DNA-enzyme interaction with first ever real time footage

... University of Cambridge have used a revolutionary Scanning Atomic Force microscope in Japan to produce amazing footage of a protective enzyme unravelling the ... order to lock on to and break it, a process known as DNA cleavage. The microscope and new techniques give us a clear view of the molecular interactions ...

$1 million grant to RI Hospital M.D. for primary care melanoma screening training program

... compared to prior efforts in melanoma screening." The training will also incorporate the use of dermoscopy, the use of a specialized microscope to examine skin lesions, into the realm of primary care, something that is rarely used today despite its proven ability to improve accuracy of ...

The Path to Pregnancy: Fairhaven Health Offers New Natural Products to Help Couples Conceive

... comprehensive formula to improve sperm parameters such as count, motility, and morphology. Price: $28.95 Fertile-Focus is a personal ovulation microscope that helps women predict ovulation by examining a sample of saliva. Fertile-Focus works based on a phenomenon called "ferning," which is a ...

Caltech chemists say antibody surrogates are just a 'click' away

... Last year, Heath and his colleagues announced the development of the Integrated Blood-Barcode Chip, a diagnostic medical device, about the size of a microscope slide, which can separate and analyze dozens of proteins using just a pinprick of blood. The barcode chip employed antibodies, proteins utilized by ...

DEA Will Play Hardball in Investigating Michael Jackson's Doctors

... intense scrutiny from the DEA's Diversion unit, and it won't end there. The pharmacists who filled Mr. Jackson's prescriptions will also be under the microscope as will everyone whose name is associated with any of Jackson's prescriptions," said attorney Patrick A. Mullin. Mr. Mullin won full federal ...

Making nanoparticles in artificial cells

... particles only grow to a size of four nanometres," explains Rumiana Dimova. The scientists were able to track the entire process directly under the microscope because they had added different fluorescent molecules to the membranes of the differently loaded vesicles. The researchers were also able to see the ...

Two Ways to Tackle Tuberculosis

... said. "Someone may be infected with TB without having an active disease," Painter said. "One standard technology is a sputum smear. You look under a microscope for the disease. Unfortunately, it is not very sensitive. A new technique is to culture a specimen for six to eight weeks, which allows detection of ...

New Tests Spot Tough-to-Detect Cancers Sooner

... use of digital image analysis and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). The latter procedure uses colored probes visible with a fluorescence microscope to seek abnormal cells. In the study, nearly 500 people known to have narrowing of the pancreatobiliary duct underwent the new testing ....

Phish Frontman Trey Anastasio Visits Capitol Hill to Support Drug Courts and Calls on Congress to Put a Drug Court Within Reach of Every American in Need

... on the effects of Drug Courts than on virtually all other criminal justice programs combined. The scientific community has put Drug Courts under the microscope and concluded that Drug Courts significantly reduce drug abuse and crime and do so at less expense than any other justice strategy." Drug ...

Five UCSF Scientists Elected to National Academy of Sciences

... Sedat and fellow UCSF professor of biochemistry and biophysics David Agard, PhD, led a team of scientists to develop a device known as the Optical microscope eXperimental, or OMX, one of the world's highest-resolution wide-field light microscopes. The device utilizes a technology called ...

Stanford researcher's discovery of ion channel turns ear on its head

... Other Communicative Disorders. Other scientists have attempted similar experiments in the past, but they used less-sensitive imaging techniques. "Our microscope took images at 500 frames per second," said Ricci, who led the imaging experiments. "That's much faster than it's ever been done before." Ricci ...

CRi's New Vectra(TM) Platform Rapidly Analyzes Tissue Slides and Microarrays in Brightfield and Fluorescence

... our ability to use pathology slides to ask and answer questions about human disease." "Vectra and InForm go beyond the capabilities of a routine microscope or whole slide scanner by allowing high-order mutliplexing with advanced cytometric analysis." Cambridge Research & Instrumentation, Inc ...

K-State engineers create DNA sensors that could identify cancer using material only one atom thick

... of capabilities. K-Staters are the first to do bio-integrated research with graphene." To study graphene, researchers rely on an atomic force microscope to help them observe and manipulate these single atom thick carbon sheets. "It's a fascinating material to work with," Berry said. "The most ...

Pitt, Berkeley researchers reconstruct seashells to model nervous system function

... and converts it into motor action by producing more pigmentation and continuing the pattern." To construct their model, the team studied electron microscope images of mollusk mantles to understand the neurons connecting the sensing cells in the mantle with the secretory cells that produce calcium ...

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Do You Know What Your Screening Options Are?

... (snare) that is advanced within a channel in the colonoscope. The polyp is then sent to a lab where a doctor called a pathologist looks at it under a microscope for analysis. If anything else looks abnormal, a biopsy (tissue sample) might be done. To do this, biopsy forceps are placed in the colonoscope and a ...

Cell microenvironments hold key to future stem cell therapies

... adapted by co-author Nelson that LaBarge "tweaked." A robot imprinted arrays of 2,304 individual combinations of molecules onto a rubber-coated glass microscope slide (the rubber facilitates adsorption of the proteins onto the slide). An individual MEArray consisted of 192 unique combinatorial ...

University of Texas engineers receive $3.2 million in National Science Foundation CAREER awards

... Because the nanoparticles are also bright-contrast agents when illuminated with ultra-short laser pulses, they can be used with her two-photon microscope probe, which combines both therapeutics and imaging capabilities. "Together, we have the potential to develop one of the most powerful ...

Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist

... from the PGR. "The distribution pattern of red substance on the bullet that struck Brad Will, as observed and photographed by us under a microscope in Mexico City in April, is consistent with paint transfer through a ricochet on a red hard object. To suggest that this is the result of deliberate ...

A new light on the anti-tumor mechanisms of Scutellaria barbata

... such as condensation and fragmentation of nuclei and blebbing membrane of the apoptotic cells could be observed through transmission electron microscope and fluorescence microscope. Further investigating the molecular mechanism behind ESB-induced apoptosis, cells treated with ESB underwent a rapid ...

How to enhance non-thermal effects of ultrasound

... Rabbits were sacrificed one day after HIFU exposure. Specimens of the exposed tumor tissues were obtained and observed pathologically under light microscope and transmission electron microscope. The remaining exposed tumor tissues were sent for TTC staining. Before TTC staining, tumor tissues in both the ...
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