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October 25, 2017
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System creates 3-D images of tissue samples without conventional lenses

Hologram technology developed at UCLA could lead to improved diagnoses of chronic diseases in remote areas A new system developed by UCLA researchers could make it easier and less expensive to diagnose chronic diseases, particularly in remote areas without expensive … Continue reading

September 21, 2017
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Microscope can scan tumors during surgery and examine cancer biopsies in 3-D

When women undergo lumpectomies to remove breast cancer, doctors try to remove all the cancerous tissue while conserving as much of the healthy breast tissue as possible.

February 17, 2014
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Understanding the basic biology of bipolar disorder

Scientists from UCLA, UC San Francisco, Costa Rica and Colombia take steps to identify genetic component to mental illness Scientists know there is a strong genetic component to bipolar disorder, but they have had an extremely difficult time identifying the … Continue reading

December 19, 2013
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The Mystery of Lizard Breath

One-Way Air Flow May Be 270 Million Years Old Air flows mostly in a one-way loop through the lungs of monitor lizards – a breathing method shared by birds, alligators and presumably dinosaurs, according to a new University of Utah … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
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Now Online: A Century of Women’s Entrepreneurialism

Microsoft partners with the U.S. National Women’s History Museum to launch an exhibit examining the journey of American women who have started businesses over the last century. REDMOND, Wash. – March 28, 2013 – At Microsoft, advocating for women in … Continue reading

July 19, 2012
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El Zotz Masks Yield Insights into Maya beliefs

A team of archaeologists led by Stephen Houston has made a new discovery at the Maya archaeological site in El Zotz, Guatemala, uncovering a pyramid believed to celebrate the Maya sun god. The structure’s outer walls depict the god in … Continue reading

January 25, 2012
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Under the Electron Microscope – A 3-D Image of an Individual Protein

*The high resolution of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Gang Ren* When Gang Ren whirls the controls of his cryo-electron microscope, he compares it to fine-tuning the gearshift and brakes of a racing bicycle. But this machine at the U.S. Department … Continue reading