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Material Science Microscopes

Material Science Microscopes

Source: Unsplash A Quick Overview Material science is truly an interdisciplinary field. It combines chemistry, physics, chemistry, and engineering in order to advance the discovery of new materials. The field is actually quite old, stemming back from as early as the...

Metallography 101: The Basics

Metallography 101: The Basics

Source: Unsplash Metallography is the branch of science dealing with the study of the composition and structure of metals and alloys, its control through processing, and its influence on properties and behavior. While the field was originally limited by the modest...

Simple Microscope Magnifiers

Simple Microscope Magnifiers

Source: Unsplash Before we can run, we need to walk. The same feels true for microscopes! Before we dive into some advance concepts, a review of the basics never hurts. Let’s discuss some basic concepts, specifically simple microscope magnifiers. The simple microscope...

All about Phase Contrast Microscopes

All about Phase Contrast Microscopes

Source: Wikimedia Commons Phase contrast microscopes use a special technique to view cells and cell components that would be difficult to see using an ordinary light microscope. Phase contrast is used to enhance the contrast of light microscopy images of transparent...

Mercury Halide vs LED Light Sources

Mercury Halide vs LED Light Sources

Have you ever wondered about mercury halide vs LED light sources? If you’re staring down a microscope everyday for work, there’s no doubt questions about light sources have come up. We’ll review some of the key differences and recommendations of these two light...

Dissecting Microscope Recommendations

Dissecting Microscope Recommendations

With so many options on the market, how do you find the right dissecting microscope? Nuhsbaum carries the top brand of microscopes, so read about our stereo microscope recommendations for animal surgery, dissection and necropsy. Dissecting microscope features to look...

High-Demand Microscopes for Researchers

High-Demand Microscopes for Researchers

After more than 40 years of service and thousands of delighted customers, we’ve gotten a sense of microscope trends over the years. Some vary by industry, some vary by client, but some products are always in our customers’ minds. Check out these high-demand...

Three great student microscopes

Three great student microscopes

Why do school continually partner with Nuhsbaum when it comes to student microscopes? Simply put, we partner with the most reputable brands and offer the best customer service! If you’re looking to add new microscopes to the classroom, you may be overwhelmed with...

All about brightfield microscopes

All about brightfield microscopes

Source: Wikimedia Commons Scientists have a specialized word for everything. On the upside, this means that there is little room for ambiguity. On the downside, that means there is a lot of jargon. One phrase you may come across a lot is “brightfield microscopes.”...