In Depth

E. coli K-12 turns 100 this year

While not your most obvious candidate for centenary celebrations, Brittany Niccum explains why we should commemorate the isolation of E. coli K-12 strain – arguably one of the most thoroughly studied…

Comment And Analysis

Innovation in digital imaging is essential for the modern lab

Technological advances mean switching from microscopes to digital alternatives can be achieved without sacrificing image quality. And, says Gina Zini, this allows better quality screening and clinica…


Evolving prostate cancer research with FFPE samples

Dr. Nallasivam Palanisamy of the Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University and Dr. Han Wei of Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, who have been collaborating, together with their respective t…

Focal Point

Flea bacteria

This digitally colourised scanning electron microscopic image depicts a number of yellow  Yersinia pestis bacteria.