Medical Monday: Super-Resolution Microscope

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“The super-resolution OMX microscope can see objects as small as 120 nanometers. Unlike a traditional microscope, the machine does not have an ocular lens. Scientists place samples on a platform inside the machine and photograph it with high resolution cameras. They use the machine to study malaria parasites worming their way into red blood cells, see how the HIV virus jumps from a cell to cell, and look for weak spots in the defenses of dangerous superbugs like MRSA and drug-resistant slime.”

Read the full article on GE Reports! ->

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