Science Lab

Science Lab

Science Lab

The knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. Explore interactive tutorials and application notes, discover the basics of microscopy as well as high-end technologies – become part of the Science Lab community and share your expertise!
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Intravital Microscopy of Cancer

Join our guest speaker Prof Dr Jacco van Rheenen, as he presents his work on the identity, behavior and fate of cells that drive the initiation and progression of cancer.

Accessing the Metabolic Information of Stem Cells

Cancer often comes with changes in the metabolism of cells. Monitoring the metabolic state using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) is a good way to assess these changes. In some cases,…

How to Quantify Label-free Blood Flow

The application note “Label-free Blood Flow Quantification” is a guide for data acquisition and analysis of blood flow using label-free third harmonic generation (THG) imaging.

Multiphoton Microscopy Publication List

Multiphoton Microscopy is an advanced technique for imaging thick samples. Applications range from the visualization of the complex architecture of the whole brain to the study of tumor development…

Principles of Multiphoton Microscopy for Deep Tissue Imaging

Basics of multiphoton microscopy. This tutorial explains the principles of multiphoton microscopy for deep tissue imaging. Multiphoton microscopy uses excitation wavelengths in the infrared taking…

Chat with Dr. Thomas Mathivet about In Vivo Cardiovascular Imaging of the Brain

Dr. Thomas Mathivet, working at the Cardiovascular Institute in Paris, France, was interviewed by Dr. Luis Alvarez, Product Application Manager, during Leica Microsystems Meets Science 2019 in…

SP8 DIVE Multiphoton Microscope Image Gallery

Today’s life science research focusses on complex biological processes, such as the causes of cancer and other human diseases. A deep look into tissues and living specimens is vital to understanding…

Multiphoton Microscopy – a Satisfied Wish List

The colorful picture shows colon tumor cells, fluorescently labelled and lineage traced from a multicolor tracer. The gray color codes for the second harmonic generation (SHG) signal from Collagen 1.…

Mission Impossible Accomplished: Tunable Colors for Non-descanning Detection

Leica Microsystems’ 4Tune detector, the key component of the SP8 DIVE Deep In Vivo Explorer, provides spectrally tunable image recording with non-descanning detection. An innovative solution for…
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