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Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells

News   Aug 16, 2018 | Story by Glenn Roberts Jr., Berkeley Lab

 
Light-Emitting Nanoparticles Could Provide a Safer Way to Image Living Cells

At left is a high-resolution transmission electron microscope image of a nanoparticle measuring 8 nanometers in diameter, with a 4-nanometer-thick shell. The scale bar is 5 nanometers. At right is a scanning transmission electron microscope image showing a collection of 8-nanometer nanoparticles with 8-nanometer shells (scale bar is 25 nanometers). (Credit: Berkeley Lab)

 
 
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