microscopy

future medicine

Digital Imaging and AI Mean Fewer Surgeries for Breast Cancer Patients

Advances in medical imaging, coupled with artificial intelligence, may obviate the need for additional surgeries.
Ben Dickson
6.11.17
conservation lab

Magnified Views of Metal Look Like Mesmerizing Micro-Landscapes

Look closely: The story of an object’s making is hidden in plain sight.
Noémie Jennifer
4.4.17
Design

Weave Your Way Through Magnified Photos of Fabric | Conservation Lab

Microscopic views of textiles and threads help conservators string together clues about an object’s making.
Noémie Jennifer
9.20.16
brain

Scientists Made Mice That Are See-Through, Shrunken, and Glow in the Dark

This new technique gives scientists a whole new perspective on the body's insides.
Bryson Masse
8.22.16
Art

Microscopic Photos of Wood Are Gorgeous Biological Abstractions | Conservation Lab

Wooden art objects have lovely lines, inside and out.
Noémie Jennifer
6.14.16
video

Watch the Body’s Sniper Cells Take Out Cancer with Ruthless Precision

The microscopic T cell killing machines have been caught on camera.
Emiko Jozuka
5.19.15
Science

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.
Jason Koebler
10.23.14
Culture

The Morbid Beauty of Fresh Blood Under a Microscope

It sort of looks like the surface of Mars.
Brian Anderson
9.12.14
Music

Zammuto's Music Video 'Great Equator' Was Filmed Entirely With Microscopes

The video for Zammuto's new single 'Great Equator' premieres on Motherboard.
Brian Anderson
7.9.14
Culture

The World's Tiniest Shamrock, As Penance for St. Patrick's Day

Let's soberly celebrate something Irish for once, huh?
Ben Richmond
3.17.14
Photos

How Science Imaging Makes the Invisible Visible

The Wellcome Image Awards showcase a range of science imaging techniques.
Victoria Turk
3.12.14