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Ron Nachum developed a novel system for assessment of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases called PANDwriting that requires just a camera, pen, and paper. He advanced novel computer vision algorithms to extract information about patients’ fine motor abilities from videos of handwriting and then assessed them with machine learning based on these features for fast, accessible, and accurate testing. As such, PANDwriting is especially important for increasing healthcare access and equity in low-income areas and resource-poor health systems around the world.
Researchers use optical and scanning electron microscopy to describe the phenomenon of self-ejecting crystals from heated, nanotextured superhydrophobic materials
Sharp Vision – Understanding Early Visual Processing in the Avian Retina Using Scanning Electron Microscopy
Using the ZEISS MultiSEM 506 scanning electron microscope, Dr. Anja Günther and her colleagues created the first 3D dataset of a bird retina identifying previously unknown connections between photoreceptors.
To preserve and digitize elephant slides to create a digital database to easily share with scientists across the globe, the Institute of Zoology at the University of Jena is using ZEISS Axioscan 7.
Teen Scientist Neha Mani creates novel diagnostic tool for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and wins Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair Award in Applied Microbiology.
Neuroscientists investigate brain connections using zoom and confocal microscopy to better understand how specific neural circuits generate behavior in normal animals and in disease models.
June 8, 2021 marks World Ocean Day. Microscopes play a crucial role in making marine organisms visible and helping to understand the complex networks behind them. They also bring to our attention what naturally doesn’t belong into the ocean – above all: microplastics.
Use of X-ray microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and polarized light microscopy to understand the challenges of carbon capture and storage