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  • Live Cell Imaging

    Shifting perspective from single microscope components to a full working live cell imaging solution, Leica Microsystems integrates microscope, LAS X imaging software, cameras, and dedicated…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Quantitative Fluorescence

    How FRET/FLIM Biosensors and Lifetime Imaging Helped Identify the Importance of Zinc for Human B-Cell Development

    In her latest studies, Dr. Mukta Deobagkar-Lele investigated the role of ZIP7, a zinc transporter protein, in modulating B cell activity and its effects on human immunity. During an interview with Dr.…
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  • Drosophila melanogaster fruitflies perching on the brim of a bowl of sour dough and waiting for their chance. Image Courtesy: Ursula Gönner, Dolgesheim (Germany).
    Science Lab Topic: Confocal Microscopy

    Visualize developmental patterns in Drosophila

    The marvelous complexity of life is perhaps the greatest source of fascination within the biological sciences. Among the most complex subjects within biology is the development of multicellular life.…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Widefield Microscopy

    THUNDER Technology Note

    So far, widefield microscopy was not suitable to image larger volumes, since the contrast of the recorded fluorescence image is reduced by the background (BG) mainly originating from out of focus…
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  • Webinar: See More Than Just Your Image

    Despite the emergence of new imaging methods in recent years, true 3D resolution is still achieved by Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM). Through a combination of novel, extremely fast scanning…
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  • Science Lab Topic: Super-Resolution

    Dynamic Endoplasmic Reticulum

    The Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) is a dynamic, reticular or net-like structure consisting of tubules and cisternae that extend throughout the cell and occupy a large portion of the cytoplasm. In recent…
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  • How to extract Image Information by Adaptive Deconvolution

    Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy (CLSM) is the standard for true 3D resolved fluorescence imaging. Fast optical sectioning using flexible scanning strategies in combination with simultaneous…
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