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On Closer Inspection—The curiouser and curiouser world of the small
Spring 2012

In some ways, with so much science now involving tools that detect things outside the five senses, examining the world with a microscope seems quaint. But a corps of WSU researchers—let’s call them microscopists—are wrangling photons, electrons, glowing proteins, exotic stains, and remarkably powerful devices in their pursuit of the small.

Categories: Botany, Natural sciences, Biological sciences
Tags: Scientific equipment, Cells, Microscopy, Microscopes

A life of science and beauty: 1953-2005
Fall 2005
We were all stunned and saddened by the death, from an aneurysm, of Vincent Franceschi. The director of both the School of Biological Sciences and the Electron Microscopy Center, Franceschi built a rich and diverse career in his 52 years. As a pla...
Categories: Biological sciences, WSU faculty
Tags: Microscopy

Helpless: Aesthetic Science
Winter 2004
Electron microscopy might be a just a prosaic tool to some--but for this student researcher it was also a window to a world of beauty.
Categories: Botany, Photography
Tags: Microscopy