microscopes

9.28.18

Watch the Trippy Winners of a Microscopic Film Contest

Nikon's Small World in Motion honors the best movie or time-lapse photography taken through a microscope.

1.8.18

This Lab Is Making Sure Your Legal Weed Is Safe to Smoke

We visited a lab that tests weed for harmful contaminants to find out if a batch of cannabis is OK to consume.

6.9.16

These Experimental Sculptures Will Change the Way You See Books

Don't judge these books by their covers.

3.11.15

This Microscope Can See Down to Individual Atoms

The UK's superSTEM facility got a new electron microscope with unprecedented resolution.

10.23.14

A New Microscope Can See Inside Moving Cells In Real Time, and There Are Videos

Erik Betzig just won a Nobel Prize for his new microscope—his follow up is even better.

9.12.14

The Morbid Beauty of Fresh Blood Under a Microscope

It sort of looks like the surface of Mars.

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2.24.14

How Space Tech Improves Eye Surgery

An innovation in space telescopes has applications in surgical microscopes too.

11.14.12

Why an Economist Needs One of These Laser-Powered, Super Resolution Microscopes

Eighty-two years ago, when a young and struggling painter named "Henri Cartier-Bresson":http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/8/22/henri-cartier-bresson-the-father-of-street-photography-would-have-been-104-today--2 first saw Martin Munkacsi's photograph...