New Methods

Fluorescing Blobs Reveal Molecules

Seeing a lone molecule up close and personal just got faster and easier thanks to a new technique developed by scientists at NIDCD and NICHD.

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Research Briefs


Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) uses radiation to image very small particles, that radiation can kill viruses destroying the very structures scientists want to see. But NIAMS researchers developed a method they call “bubblegram imaging” that turns the problem into a solution.

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Hidden Treasures at NLM

NIH’s National Library of Medicine has compiled a remarkably illustrated book edited by Michael Sappol, Hidden Treasure, which features rare, beautiful, idiosyncratic, and surprising works in the collection of the world’s largest medical library. 

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