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How a Microscope has revolutionized our view of cells

Researchers have created a microscope capable of observing cells in 3-D. With this new technology scientists can watch videos of cells and their natural environments without needing to extract them. Eric Betzig, group leader at Howard Hughes Medical Institute joins Hari via Google Hangout to discuss the implications of this new technology.

SciTech Now Episode 504

In this episode of SciTech Now, we explore the Cephalopod Empire, battery technologies that are saving lives, how a microscope has revolutionized our view of cells, and germ zapping robots.

Aspirin of the future

A breakthrough discovery in North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine could change the way illnesses like asthma and cancer are treated. Researchers at the university discovered a compound that reduces inflammation by slowing the movement of cells into unwanted areas.

SciTech Now Episode 247

In this episode of SciTech Now, wildlife volunteers in Oregon set out into the desert to remove barbed wire and fencing from nature; how complex scientific ideas gain acceptance; the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, may not be integral to all cells; and a team of researchers uses the unique properties of the Jersey […]