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IBM tips into microscopic manufacturing

Fabrication is moving to the nanoscale, aided by a super-hard tip 10,000 times smaller than a pencil point that could be used for microscopic biosensors and optical probes.

By Feb. 8, 2012


Building a microscopic biofuel factory (photos)

Start-up Joule Unlimited is at the forefront of a wave of researchers and companies using genetic engineering to make biofuels.

8 Images By Mar. 25, 2011


Nikon's 25 Top Microscopic Photos of 2010 (photos)

Take another look and it's not hard to see these images standing alone as works of art. Though backed by scientific concepts, these beautiful colors and shapes are written in the world around us.

25 Images By Oct. 16, 2010


Nano GigaPan offers panoramic views of microscopic worlds

A GigaPan robotic platform for creating images is hooked up to a scanning electron microscope at NASA, giving a close look at the ultra-small.

By Mar. 18, 2010


This is your brain on a microscopic level

Scientists at Harvard and MIT are mapping the microwiring of the human brain to create a circuitry diagram.

By Jan. 25, 2008


Photos: Microscopic images reveal small wonders

The top 20 winning images in Nikon's annual Small World photomicrography contest.

20 Images By Oct. 17, 2009


We can 'see' atoms now: Nanoscanning microscopic images

Heretofore unseeable smallness is now visible due to recent microscope innovations.

By Feb. 15, 2008


Fastest man-made spinning object clocks in at 600M rpm

Scientists at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland spun a man-made sphere of calcium carbonate at 600 million revolutions per minute.

By Aug. 28, 2013


Stunning time-lapse showcases beauty under the sea

A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

By Apr. 8, 2014