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Harald Rose

"It took me about twenty years before I had the right system that could be realized in practice and that scientist said it could work"

Harald Rose’s comments in an interview by the BBVA Foundation after winning the Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences with Maximilian Haider and Knut Urban for development of aberration-corrected electron optics which increased the resolution of electron microscopes to the subatomic level.

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Neuroscience’s Block Party

This is an easy to read overview of Serial block-face electron microscopy (SBEM). SBEM is where a utralmicrotome holding and embedded sample stained with metal ions is placed in the chamber of scanning electron microscope is providing high resolution images of cellular and subcellular organizaition.

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