User Story

3D Printing of Nanoporous Polymers

Researchers use scanning electron microscopy and confocal fluorescence microscopy to develop a new method to 3D-print objects with inherent nanoporosity.

User Story
2 min

FIB-SEM of Ancient Bones Reveals the Origin of Mineral Metabolism

Paleontologists use a novel microscope approach with focused ion beam scanning electron microscope (FIB-SEM) on fossils to provide evidence for early osteocytic bone evolution.

User Story
3 min

Whole Slide Imaging of the Pancreas to Study Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers investigate interferon sensors in the islets of Langerhans using automated, whole slide imaging for the study and analysis of pancreas pathology.

User Story
3 min

Working Towards Ultrasensitive, Affordable Sensors for Glucose and Glyphosate

Researchers develop a new method to produce nanoporous gold particles on a transparent substrate.

User Story
3 min

Imaging the Cytoskeleton to Understand Schizophrenia

A collaborative group of scientists demonstrate that schizophrenia is a disease of the cytoskeleton using confocal and scanning electron microscopy

User Story
4 min

On Everyone’s Lips: Microplastics

Dr. Elke Fischer from the University of Hamburg is providing compelling insights with her research on microplastics and shares with us the challenges she faces using microscopy to identify these miniscule particles.

User Story
5 min

Queen Anne and the Mystery of the Blue Pigment

Microscopy helped to determine the chemical nature of the pigments and to identify the painter.

User Story
7 min

The Intricate Network of Immune Cells Revealed by Multiplex Tissue Microscopy

Researchers investigate the physical locations and relationships of immune cells in healthy and inflamed tissues.

User Story
6 min

Crystal Critters: Improving Sustainability in Spray Cooling Heat Exchange

Researchers use optical and scanning electron microscopy to describe the phenomenon of self-ejecting crystals from heated, nanotextured superhydrophobic materials

User Story
5 min

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.

User Story
3 min

microRNAs as Possible Targets for Obesity Treatment

Researchers use widefield microscopy to image adipose and brain tissue as part of their work to find new ways to treat obesity.

User Story
2 min

Elephants Under the Microscope

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.

User Story
3 min

How Fruit Flies Become Male or Female

Researchers use structured illumination and confocal microscopy to study proteins involved in fruit fly sex determination

User Story
3 min

How Does the Brain Produce Behavior

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.

User Story
3 min

Nanoflowers as Next Generation Catalysts

Scanning electron microscopy details a new generation of nanoflowers

User Story
1 min