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New Technique Takes Cues from Astronomy and Ophthalmology to Sharpen Microscope Images

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04/16/14 | New Technique Takes Cues from Astronomy and Ophthalmology to Sharpen Microscope Images

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The complexity of biology can befuddle even the most sophisticated light microscopes. Biological samples bend light in unpredictable ways, returning difficult-to-interpret information to the microscope and distorting the resulting image. New imaging technology developed at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus rapidly corrects for these distortions and sharpens high-resolution images over large volumes of tissue.

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