Driving force behind cellular ‘protein factories’ could have implications for neurodegenerative disease
Researchers have identified the driving force behind a cellular process linked to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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Virtual reality software which allows researchers to ‘walk’ inside and analyse individual cells could be used to understand fundamental problems in biology and
Oct. 12, 2020 • ~4 min
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Scientists distinguish brain regions based on what they do, but now have a new way to overlay information about how they are built.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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Viruses are too small to visualise with traditional microscopes.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~7 min
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To oversee its new cutting-edge electron microscopy systems, MIT sought out Frances Ross’ industry-honed expertise.
July 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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To spy on worms for days on end, Picower Institute scientists invent a new open-source microscopy platform.
June 30, 2020 • ~8 min
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Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Simple chip powered by quantum dots allows standard microscopes to visualize difficult-to-image biological organisms.
Feb. 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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One year after the Blavatnik Family Foundation announced a $200 million commitment to Harvard Medical School, philanthropist Len Blavatnik spent the day at HMS visiting with scientists to learn more about research taking place on campus.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~7 min
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