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Super-Resolution Microscopy Captures Molecules in Motion

A new electron microscopy technique called structured illumination microscopy for filming cellular processes, developed by scientists at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus, captures up to 11 images per second at twice the resolution.
















Above: Live Imaging of Microtubules in Action. Left clip is from SIM, right is conventional fluorescence microscopy (Llinked from HHMI, Kner, P., Chhun, B.B., Griffis, E.R., Winoto L., and Gustafsson M.G.L., Nature Methods 6 (2009). )

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