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Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone

Posted by on July 28, 2014

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With nothing more than a smartphone and less than $10 of trinkets and hardware supplies, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology can build their own microscopes this fall as part of a biology lab.

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At Missouri S&T, there’s plenty of room at the nano level

Posted by on February 25, 2009

Dr. Ming Zhang isn’t interested in the big picture. Zhang, operator of the only focused ion beam microscope in Missouri, is much more curious about things you can’t see with your own eyes.

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Missouri S&T gets a microscope that magnifies objects a million

Posted by on January 31, 2008

Missouri University of Science and Technology has a new research toy — a focused ion beam (FIB) scanning electron microscope that is capable of shrinking images of objects a million times and then etching them on the head of a pin.         

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