Comb of a lifetime: a new method for fluorescence microscopy

IMAGE: 2D arrangement of 44,400 light stopwatches enables scan-less fluorescence lifetime imaging view more  Credit: Tokushima University Fluorescence microscopy is widely used in biochemistry and life sciences because it allows scientists to directly observe cells and certain compounds in and around them. Fluorescent molecules absorb light within a specific wavelength range and then re-emit it at […]

COVID-19 reveals how obesity harms the body in real time, not just over a lifetime

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the obesity epidemic once again into the spotlight, revealing that obesity is no longer a disease that harms just in the long run but one that can have acutely devastating effects. New studies and information confirm doctors’ suspicion that this virus takes advantage of a disease that our current U.S. […]