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Research methods/Microscopy/Fluorescence microscopy

Researchers have uncovered two hidden layers beneath a Pablo Picasso painting from his Blue Period and traced the casting of several Picasso bronzes to “rogue” foundries operating in occupied Paris during World War II.
Intelligent robots supervised by surgeons could help take human error out of the operating room, researchers say.
In his presidential address, Fink said technical advances have transformed his field of genetics and spawned new fields of research.

For his novel research to obtain high-resolution images of biological cells and tissues, Mark Bates has been named the 2010 Grand Prize winner for the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists. The annual competition, which includes a grand-prize award of $25,000, is supported by GE Healthcare and the journal Science, which is published by AAAS, the nonprofit science society.

For his research on HIV-1 resistance in monkeys, Matt Stremlau has been named the grand prize winner and the North American regional winner of the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists.

Stremlau’s prize-winning essay, to be published in the 7 December issue of Science, details the path he and his colleagues followed to determine why Old World monkeys are resistant to HIV-1.