Improved optical sectioning brings higher resolution without acquiring a z-stack
At Neuroscience 2017, a new processing mode for the ZEISS LSM 8 family with Airyscan has been introduced. ZEISS Airyscan allows for the unique combination of superresolution imaging with increased sensitivity and acquisition speed. It works with standard samples and dyes, and captures 3D data even in thicker samples that need a higher penetration depth. The unique 32-channel GaAsP array detector captures more spatial information than traditional confocal microscopes. The new 2D Superresolution mode now uses this additional information to create an optical section of 0.2 Airy units (AU) and resolves structures down to 120 nanometer laterally in a single image.
German state and federal governments agree on funding for a high-resolution microscopy centre in Heidelberg
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Leica and ZEISS will contribute a total sum of ten million Euros to the project
The letter of intent was signed today during an official ceremony on the campus of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg by representatives of the German government together with industry and foundation partners. The new centre for light and electron microscopy will be a unique service facility for the life sciences and unite cutting-edge equipment, experts and data analysis. The centre will be open to visiting scientists from all over the world as well as industry partners. It will make new technologies at EMBL available to foster a better understanding of the molecular basis of life and disease.
Combine multiple imaging technologies from ZEISS and gain new perspectives on your sample
Microscopy is so much more than simply making small things visible. With different microscopy techniques, you can observe living cells in motion, collect three-dimensional measurements, identify chemical elements, count tiny particles, characterize surfaces, create nano structures, and look into the smallest objects without destroying them.
Join ZEISS for our largest microscopy tradeshow in North America. Visit us at the 2017 Microscopy & Microanalysis conference to learn about the latest microscopy innovations and advancements through seminars in our booth. Test-drive our newest electron/ion and light microscopes. Challenge our team of experts with your most difficult imaging problems.
Experience correlative and advanced 3D microscopy
On 24 April 2017 ZEISS opened the new ZEISS Microscopy Customer Center Europe at the Oberkochen site. This is the most comprehensive ZEISS Customer Center including light, electron and X-ray microscopy in a single location: here users from Industry and Academia can try out correlative workflows between the different microscopy technologies and also advanced 3D microscopy.
Breakthrough imaging at Queensland Brain Institute enabled by ZEISS Elyra super-resolution microscopy
A Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) team is among the first in neuroscience to see the brain’s tiniest molecules in action and plot their movements. Professor Fred Meunier’s laboratory at QBI’s Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research, Queensland, Australia has developed a breakthrough technique with a ZEISS Elyra super-resolution microscopy system.
A new reference list details scientific work with ZEISS LSM 8 family of confocal microscopes with Airyscan detector
The traditional principle of the LSM beampath forces the user to compromise either on resolution or sensitivity. Resolution is increased by closing the pinhole, at the same time limiting the amount of light that is allowed to pass through to the detector. The Airyscan detector of ZEISS LSM 880 and LSM 800 overcomes this challenge. A new publication list assembles some of the scientific work that has been done with the ZEISS LSM 8 family of confocal microscopy systems. The great variety of applications collectively profits from the light efficient beam path of the LSM systems, and the unique combination of superresolution, high sensitivity and high speed imaging provided by Airyscan.
ZEISS shows new Celldiscoverer 7 and Axio Observer, wins #MyNeuroVote people's choice award third time in a row
This year more than 30.000 people attended the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) at the San Diego Convention Center. From November 12-16, ZEISS joined the premier venue for neuroscientists to present our newest instruments and technologies. 3D imaging in light, electron and X-ray microscopy is essential to decipher the human connectome, assist in brain research, or help to fight neurodegenerative diseases such als Alzheimer’s, and ZEISS once again demonstrated the perfect tools and applications to enthusiastic scientists.
Salk scientists identify the cell nucleus as a driver of gene expression and, sometimes, disease
We put things into a container to keep them organized and safe. In cells, the nucleus has a similar role: keeping DNA protected and intact within an enveloping membrane. But a new study by Salk Institute scientists, detailed in the November 2 issue of Genes & Development, reveals that this cellular container acts on its contents to influence gene expression. Microscopy was performed with a ZEISS LSM confocal microscope system.