To spy on worms for days on end, Picower Institute scientists invent a new open-source microscopy platform.
Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
Simple chip powered by quantum dots allows standard microscopes to visualize difficult-to-image biological organisms.
Transmission electron microscope and scanning tunneling microscope offer unique capabilities.
MIT Professor Frances Ross is pioneering new techniques to study materials growth and how structure relates to performance.
Researchers develop a new microscopy system for creating maps of cells, using chemical reactions to encode spatial information.
Substantial refinements of three-photon microscopy allow for novel discoveries in neuroscience.
For a campus that prizes creative risk-taking, Independent Activities Period is a cultural touchstone.
New imaging technique stimulates particles to emit laser light, could create higher-resolution images.
Instrument scans images 2,000 times faster than commercial models.
New technique could contribute to efforts to map the human brain.