Leica Microsystems introduces new ARveo digital augmented reality microscope

Cutting edge view of ARveo digital augmented reality microscope marks a new generation of integrated rich information instruments Leica Microsystems launches the ARveo digital augmented reality microscope at the Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). The ARveo is a highly advanced neurosurgical microscope with integrated digital augmented reality imaging […]

Olympus launches IXplore inverted imaging platform to fast-track results

Solutions-based microscopy to fast-track results To meet the needs of specific research applications and to deliver additional savings to the customer, Olympus introduces the IXplore inverted imaging platform. These microscopy solutions provide a significant price advantage over standard discounts and are designed by application to fast-track research and results. IXplore Standard • High-Quality Fluorescence Imaging: […]

Women’s perceptions of male attractiveness do not vary with hormone levels, shows study

Data from almost 600 participants show that women’s perceptions of male attractiveness do not vary according to their hormone levels, in contrast with some previous research. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “We found no evidence that changes in hormone levels influence the type of […]

Minority students widely underrepresented in autism identification, study shows

In education circles, it is widely accepted that minorities are overrepresented in special education. New research from the University of Kansas has found, in terms of autism, minorities are widely underrepresented in special education. The underrepresentation varies widely from state to state and shows that students from all backgrounds are not being identified accurately, resulting […]

What causes itchy fingers?

Causes and symptoms Contact dermatitis Dyshidrotic eczema Psoriasis Diabetic peripheral neuropathy Scabies Treatment When to see a doctor Outlook Chronically itchy fingers can be uncomfortable and can get in the way of daily life. Itchy fingers may be the only symptom or may occur along with a rash or small blisters, depending on the cause. […]

Can the eyes really turn purple?

Conditions that change eye color Natural changes with age Heterochromia iridis Fuchs’ heterochromic uveitis (FHU) Horner’s syndrome Pigmentary glaucoma Tumors of the iris Medicated eye drops When to see a doctor Takeaway Alexandria’s genesis is an online myth. It claims that a genetic mutation turns some people into “perfect” human beings. This is fiction, but […]

The headache of adapting to the cold, literally

Frequency of the adaptive allele in several human populations (from the 1000 Genomes dataset). Credit: Felix M. Key, MPI-EVA multimedia department and colleagues; CCAL Frequency of the adaptive allele in several human populations (from the 1000 Genomes dataset). Credit: Felix M. Key, MPI-EVA multimedia department and colleagues; CCAL Close A common genetic variant implicated in […]