Science news articles about 'microscopic systems'

  • NYU physicists find way to explore microscopic systems through holographic video

    ... a technique to record three-dimensional movies of microscopic systems, such as biological molecules, through holographic ... of two components: making and recording the images of microscopic systems and then analyzing these images. To generate ...
  • A gentle touch for better control, a quantum mechanical con, and milestone PRL papers

    ... of particles suspended in liquids. What's more, they speculate that many microscopic systems, macroscopic ecosystems, and human social ... suggest could be helpful in optimizing all sorts of systems, from high-resolution microscopes to managed ecosystems such as national ...
  • 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 ... 's laboratory has overcome technological challenges to create a microscope system that can deliver femtosecond laser pulses ...
  • A new kind of micro-mobility

    ... new microscopic system devised by researchers in MIT's department of materials science and engineering could provide ... than the beads themselves. Alexander-Katz refers to the microscopic beads — each just one micron (a millionth ...
  • Correcting a trick of the light brings molecules into view

    ... . While non-optical imaging systems, such as electron microscopes, can resolve objects well into the subnanometer ... plus the use of additional optical beams to stabilize the microscope system, we can create a calibrated region on the silicon ...
  • New measurement into biological polymer networks

    ... more about bio-polymers, they developed the rheometer and confocal microscope system (measures the mechanical properties of materials ... when mechanical stress was applied. The rheometer and confocal microscopes, will help to lay the groundwork for future generations ...
  • Brandeis lab's artificial cilia spur new thinking in nanotechnology

    ... and colleagues present the first example of a simple microscopic system that self-organizes to produce cilia ... of the physics community. These processes range in scale from microscopic cellular functions and swarms of bacteria to macroscopic ...
  • Computing the best high-resolution 3-D tissue images

    ... tissue. They scan a tissue sample with an interferometric microscope, which is an optical imaging device using two beams ... post-acquisition allows the researchers to develop microscope systems that maximize light collection instead ...
  • Classical problem becomes undecidable in a quantum setting

    ... to many other similar problems, which could have implications for quantum computing applications and quantum many-body models, which describe microscopic systems ...
  • New research method to identify brain tumors could enhance neurosurgery

    ... agent adheres to a molecular marker of medulloblastoma, a form of brain cancer, and can be seen by the optical microscope system, also developed by the research team ...
  • Quantum engines must break down

    ... found a set of laws which determine what happens to such microscopic systems when we heat them up or cool them ... (such as lifting a heavy weight). But the researchers found that this was not the case for microscopic systems. If you put work into a quantum ...
  • UNC neuroscientists discover new 'mini-neural computer' in the brain

    ... Carolina. They used patch-clamp electrophysiology to attach a microscopic glass pipette electrode, filled with a physiological ... built his own two-photon microscope system to make things easier. Once ...
  • Scientists develop nanoscale 'train set' controlled by DNA

    Microscopic system uses protein called kinesin to move 'cargo' of molecules of green dye along ... set' powered by microscopic motors and controlled by DNA has been developed by scientists.The system can construct its own ...
  • Magic in the lab is no sleight of hand

    Gil Henkin '14 is a physics major, but that doesn't prevent him from working magic. In the lab in 222 Abelson, the young scientist conjures mesmerizing images of microscopic systems in motion.  
  • Atomic force microscope systems take a tip from nanowires

    ... of PML researchers has demonstrated that atomic force microscope (AFM) probe tips made from its near ...

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