November 20th, 2015

The Microscope Objective Lens is a Critical Decision

When choosing a microscope and the associated lenses, many microscope users understand that the objective lens is a critical component to producing an excellent image. However, many people, when faced with the ultimate decision of what objective lens to select, do not have all the information to make an info ...


October 26th, 2015

sCMOS scores a touchdown, spikes the ball, and receives a penalty for excessive celebration

The technology in complementary metal-oxide semiconductors (CMOS) sensors has been around for a long time. These sensors are inexpensive to manufacture and have made their way into the many imaging ...


October 13th, 2015

Knowledge is power when minimizing error in imaging

Maybe you are one of the people who engaged in arguments about whether the dress is white and gold or blue and black. Or maybe you are just a regular person trying to take a picture of a d ...


September 30th, 2015

Long hours under the microscope are no joking matter!

The thought of a Drosophila headed to the local bar for a drink creates a funny joke, but after long hours of sorting flies under a microscope that causes eyestrain or neck pain, you may be the one that wants to head to the local bar for a drink!

Unfortunately most users do not know why th ...


September 16th, 2015

Megapixel Meltdown: Cannon announces the release of a 250 megapixel sensor

With the recent release of a 250 megapixel sensor, the world of microscopy will never be the same. Or will it? Although microscope users will continue to demand higher resolu ...