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COVID-19 Virus Using correlative FESEM and Fluorescence Microscopy

Professor Simon Watkins' lab at University of Pittsburgh, in collaboration with JEOL USA, has been developing novel ways to analyze biological structures in 3D, utilizing correlative FESEM and fluorescence microscopy. The paper “Correlative Fluorescence and Electron Microscopy in 3D – Scanning Electron Microscope Perspective” (Current Protocols in Cytrometry) describes how the ability to correlate fluorescence microscopy and electron microscopy data obtained on biological specimens bridges the resolution gap between the data obtained by these different imaging techniques.

Protecting Endangered Species – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensic Lab in Ashland, Oregon is helping to stop the export and import of rhino horn. The only wildlife forensic lab of its kind in the world, their work is identifying illegal exports and imports of products made from endangered wildlife as well as protected natural resources. JEOL is proud to share this story about how the AccuTOF-DART mass spectrometer is used to accurately identify the presence of rhino horn, as well as any suspicious items that may be made from endangered species, including pangolin and rare woods.
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Thomas G. Huber: November 18, 1936 - December 2, 2019

Thomas G. Huber: November 18, 1936 - December 2, 2019
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Science and Art Combine for Winning SEM Images

Entitled “Nano Nemo on the Water,” entry was selected as the winner of the Grand Prize SEM Image category in JEOL’s image contest for 2017.
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Marine Science research yields winning SEM image

Marine Science research yields winning SEM image
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Image Contest Spotlight: Cian McKeown, University of Limerick

Cian has submitted 3 images that are all relevant to platinum nanostructures. We thought that the patterns that they form were interesting, so we asked the PhD candidate about his work with platinum.