Category: imaging

New cleanroom for NIT France

NEW Imaging Technologies has inaugurated its new clean room facility at Verrières-le-Buisson, France. The company, known as NIT, says it has invested almost 500,000 euro in the ISO 4-standard clean room. Together with its full range of inspection equipment, the…

Controlling temperature during live-cell imaging

A CONSTANT concern when imaging live cells in the laboratory is maintaining a survivable environment for the microscopic subjects. Now Okolab has introduced its T Plates to provide a steady temperature on the microscope stage. Said to be compatible with any…

Darkfield illumination now possible on virtual slide imaging

OLYMPUS says its new VS120 virtual slide microscope system is the only microscope-based virtual slide system to offer darkfield illumination.   This novel whole slide imaging system also offers brightfield and fluorescence illumination. Darkfield imaging is favoured in situations where the…

Weekly news: the power of scientific video

I’VE ALWAYS been a sucker for scientific imaging competitions, which is just as well as this seems to be one of the main growth areas in science today. Every month seems to bring along a new competition for scientists to…

Instant, PC-free, microscope imaging

A NEW standalone controller for the five megapixel Olympus DP26 microscope camera makes it possible to view samples and capture images directly on a monitor screen with no need for a dedicated computer.   This means that microscopy images can be captured…

Take control of CO2 mixtures during live cell imaging

THE OKOLAB Bold Line CO2 controller, available in the USA from distributor Warner Instruments, give the scientist full control of atmospheric gas concentrations during imaging work on live cells.   This full digital gas controller adds CO2 to air or N2,…

High-sensitivity thermal imaging for scientific research

PROMISING the highest sensitivity on a portable thermal imaging camera for scientific research and development, Flir Systems says its SC650 and SC450 camera packs offer ‘no-compromise’ flexibility.  With its uncooled vanadium oxide (VoX) micro­bolometer detector, the Flir SC650 generates 640×480…