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Microscopy and the Nobel Prize in Physics

The 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the invention and design of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM) by Gerd Binnig (left) and Heinrich Rohrer (middle) and for the work on electron optics and the design of the electron microscope by Ernst Ruska (right). Both Binnig and Rohrer did their work on the STM, […]

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G. Marius Clore

G. Marius Clore received the 2011 Centenary Prize from the Royal Society of Chemistry for his work pioneering computational chemistry coupled with multidimensional nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) data. His work has greatly expanded our ability to characterize biological macromolecules using NMR. Clore is a distinguished research fellow at the US National Institutes of Health and […]

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Characterizing Metal Nanoparticles for Water Purification: Electron Microscopy in Action

It is estimated that more than 1 billion people do not have access to clean drinking water. Many researchers are working toward solving this problem. Ideally, they will develop solutions that are inexpensive, safe, and require low to no power consumption. For example, Theresa Dankovich and Derek Gray have been researching the use of silver […]

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