February 14th, 2018

Stop staring at your screen and give your monitor some love

“It’s like you’re looking right past me, like I’m not even here, and then when you do notice me, all you do is complain, complain, complain. How about a little love, I’m working hard over here!” your monitor screams at you as you question why the image in the microscope does ...


January 19th, 2017

Fluorescence for everyone!

Fluorescence is a critical component to biology research and has a significant number of applications in forensic science,

December 22nd, 2016

Once considered a speed king, sCMOS is showing its versatility

In the early days of sCMOS technology, manufacturers touted only the readout speed of the sensor. One of the first entry's into the market, Hamamatsu released the Flash 2.8 with promises of speed – but what it offered in speed it lacked in low light sensitivity. Now with sCMOS sensors offering quantum eff ...


April 6th, 2016

Color infidelity: Why choosing the correct camera is being faithful to your data

Many microscope users dismiss the color microscope camera as mundane and do not consider the technology with as much thought as a READ ARTICLE

March 3rd, 2016

You’re not fully clean until you’re ISO 16232 - fully clean!

Manufacturing is just catching on to what bath soap companies have known for years – cleanliness sells product! In a never-ending quest for superior product and reliability, manufacturers, particularly in the automotive industry, are turning to the ISO 16232 standard to hold manufacturing ...