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  • Integrating Microscopy Into the Analytical Scheme: A Pittcon® 2014 Microscopy Review

    Integrating Microscopy Into the Analytical Scheme: A Pittcon® 2014 Microscopy Review

    Monday, February 24, 2014
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    Microscopy is often overlooked at Pittcon®, yet of the 12,000+ scientists who attend, approximately 30% use microscopy in some form (according to ongoing research from The Microscopy & Imaging Place, ... read more
  • Improved Long-Term Culture Using A Microfluidic Platform

    Improved Long-Term Culture Using A Microfluidic Platform

    Monday, October 07, 2013
    Application Note
    Alex Mok, Paul Hung, Cindy Chen, Sónia Gil, Kathleen Ongena
    Precise and biologically relevant in vitro studies require the ability to analyze cell responses to perturbations over time. In order to achieve successful long-term cell culture and imaging, however,... read more
  • Product Intelligence: Stereomicroscope Technology

    Product Intelligence: Stereomicroscope Technology

    Tuesday, May 28, 2013
    Technical Article
    Katriona Scoffin
    Stereomicroscopes find application in many areas of science, such as pharmaceutical, environmental, forensics, and foods. A common use of the stereomicroscope is to magnify biological samples. This ... read more
  • Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Microscopy + Spectroscopy: Pittcon® 2013 Celebrates the Power of Two

    Thursday, March 07, 2013
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    The year 2013 celebrates a new benchmark for imaging at Pittcon®. Historically, Pittcon has not been considered an imaging meeting, despite the fact that a review of Pittcon 2012 statistics revealed ... read more
  • Product Intelligence: Buyers' Guide to Biological Confocal Microscopes

    Product Intelligence: Buyers' Guide to Biological Confocal Microscopes

    Thursday, May 24, 2012
    Technical Article
    T. Keith Brock
    Confocal microscopes offer the user a number of important advantages, including high resolution, ability to electronically adjust magnification, and improved signal-to-noise ratios. In addition, the ... read more
  • Microscopy: Imaging Broader, Diving Deeper

    Microscopy: Imaging Broader, Diving Deeper

    Monday, April 09, 2012
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    In previous articles and editorials, the life sciences have been defined as the “next big growth area” in microscopy, spectroscopy, and related imaging techniques. read more
  • Applications of a Compact, Easy-to-Use Inverted Fluorescence Microscope

    Applications of a Compact, Easy-to-Use Inverted Fluorescence Microscope

    Tuesday, November 01, 2011
    Application Note
    Jennifer Kahle, Robert Levin, Walter Niles, Brian Rasnow, Mel Schehlein, Chris Shumate
    The scientific and medical applications of fluorescence microscopy have expanded substantially in the past two decades, and the potential to expand further is tremendous. read more
  • New Solutions for Surface Texture Analysis

    New Solutions for Surface Texture Analysis

    Monday, November 01, 2010
    Technical Article
    Barbara Foster
    Most microscopists are familiar with confocal microscopy from neuroscience or cell biology. However, very quietly and abruptly, confocal has jumped the fence into industry, becoming a major tool-of-... read more
  • Tips to Prevent Streaking on 2-D Gels

    Tips to Prevent Streaking on 2-D Gels

    Tuesday, November 01, 2005
    Application Note
    Tom Berkelman, Mary Grace Brubacher, Haiyin Chang, Tim Cross, William Strong
    The most common problem encountered with 2-D gels is protein streaking, whether in the horizontal or vertical direction. read more
  • An Automated Alternative to SDS-PAGE for Protein Analysis

    An Automated Alternative to SDS-PAGE for Protein Analysis

    Tuesday, March 01, 2005
    Technical Article
    Sang Jeong, Sherri Biondi, Jim Mikkelsen, Bahram Fathollahi, Adrian Winoto, Michael Spaid, Andrea Chow
    Now that the Human Genome Project is finished, the next important phase is understanding the expression and function of proteins. read more
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