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Microscopy
Laboratory methods using instruments that employ optical lenses or radiation to study objects too small to be seen by the naked eye.
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Electron microscopy (3 items)
Optical microscopy (2 items)
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PDF Methods for processing and imaging marsh foraminifera [More info]
Special handling must be used because these one-celled organisms break down easily if dried, and the scientific analysis is enhanced by identifying smaller specimens. Shows how they are sampled, prepared, and studied using optical and electon microscopy.
Chronic Wasting Disease [More info]
Information on National Wildlife Center research on Chronic Wasting Disease, a disease affecting the nervous system of elk, white-tailed deer and mule deer.
Denver Microbeam Laboratory [More info]
Links to facilities and capabilities of the DML such as the electron microscope and electron microprobe.
Paleontology at the U.S. Geological Survey [More info]
USGS Paleontology home page documenting the wide diversity in paleontologic studies and applications within the USGS.
Scientists discover analog for extraterrestrial life in Idaho Hot Springs [More info]
Report on a community of microscopic organisms, Archaea, found deep in an Idaho hot spring living on hydrogen and carbon dioxide that could possibly exist on other planets. Includes links to related studies, investigators, and microbiology.
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