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Web Date: February 5, 2009

Technique Dives Into Cells

Microscope offers best three-dimensional resolution yet
Department: Science & Technology

A new microscope improves the three-dimensional resolution of fluorescence imaging to an unprecedented level of detail. The instrument's resolution is better than 20 nm, at least twice as good as resolutions previously reported for 3-D fluorescence imaging.

Harald F. Hess of Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Farm Research Campus, Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz of the National Institutes of Health, and coworkers use their new method, called interferometric photoactivated . . .

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