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microscope : an optical instrument consisting of a lens or combination of lenses for making enlarged images of minute objects OR a non-optical instrument (as one using radiations other than light) for making enlarged images of minute objects (microscope, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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Microscope creates near-real-time videos of nanoscale processes


New microscope creates near-real-time videos of nanoscale processes (Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office)
This Microscope Creates Near-Real-Time Nanoscale Video of Chemical Reactions (Jamie Condliffe, Gizmodo)

Cryo scanning electron microscope (Cryo-SEM)


A 3 minute introduction to CryoEM


Amazing Images of Proteins May Help Scientists Design Drugs (Laura Geggel, Live Science)
Electron microscopes close to imaging individual atoms (Robert F. Service, AAAS Science News)

Microscope Work Earns Chemistry Nobel Prize


Stefan Hell (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014): STED - Insights into the nanoworld


Nobelist's New Microscope Captures Life in Action (Douglas McCormick)
Weeks after winning a Nobel Prize for his microscope, Eric Betzig just revolutionized microscopy again (Rachel Feltman, Washington Post)

New light microscope creates 3D movies inside living cells (Simon Hadlington, Chemistry World)
New Microscope Collects Dynamic Images of the Molecules that Animate Life (Howard Hughes Medical Institute‎)

Scanning transmission electron microscopy explained


Microscopy Society of America
Microscopy (Wikipedia)

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Microscope: The Tube That Changed the World


How to use a microscope


Microscope parts


How to Use a Microscope

Microscopes & Accessories (Home Science Tools)

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Types of Microscopes
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How Light Microscopes Work (How Stuff Works)
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History of the Microscope (about.com)


The history of the microscope


Lens On Leeuwenhoek

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History of the Microscope, Timeline (about.com)
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    Editor Mary E. Hopper
    Contributor Neil R. Carlson


    © Cosma creator mehopper editor mehopper revised 7/16/2016 v.1.5


    1. ^ microscope. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microscope