Microscopy Current Affairs, GK & News
On July 16, 2018 IIT-Madras unveils “world’s first” remotely operable LEAP (Local Electrode Atom Probe (LEAP) microscope.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 was awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution. It’s a method of simplifying and improving the imaging of biomolecules.
Topics: Biology • Branches of biology • Cell biology • Cryo • Cryogenic electron microscopy • Electron microscopy • Jacques Dubochet • Joachim Frank • Microscopy • Protein structure • Richard Henderson • Transmission electron cryomicroscopy