NIGHTSEA Fluorescence Blog

Helping Students Understand Genetics

24
Oct
2017

Students use the NIGHTSEA Model SFA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter system to conduct inquiry-based genetics experiments in the laboratory.

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Investigating Mysterious Fluorescence

16
Oct
2017

What do you do when you find mysterious fluorescent spots on a towel in a hotel bathroom? First you photograph it. Then you get curious and try to find out where it is coming from. Read about our investigation of fluorescence and the laundry.

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Screening FISH-Labeled Planaria

27
Sep
2017

Screen planaria (Schmidtea mediterranea) FISH-labeled samples for successful preparation with the NIGHTSEA Model SFA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter.

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KEY Award Recipient – 2017

25
Sep
2017

The recipient of the third annual NIGHTSEA/EMS KEY Award for New Faculty is Dr. Kristen Gorman, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Cal State Chico.

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The Story Behind the NIGHTSEA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter

18
Aug
2017

Did you ever wonder how a new piece of equipment comes into existence? The Model SFA arose from a solution to our own marine biology research challenge.

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Custom Fluorescence Filter Holder for an Underwater Vehicle

23
Jun
2017

Custom excitation filter holders for an underwater vehicle.

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New Product Options for the SFA

18
May
2017

New product options to further enhance the capabilities of the NIGHTSEA Model SFA Stereo Microscope Fluorescence Adapter.

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New Article – ‘Glow-in-the-dark’ vs. ‘Fluorescent’

10
Feb
2017

Popular articles often call things ‘glow in the dark’ that really aren’t. They are actually fluorescent, and that is a wonderful thing. Read this to understand the difference.

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STEM Outreach – Windows into Development

19
Jan
2017

NIGHTSEA SFA system enables fluorescence microscopy at a STEM outreach event.

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New Application Note – Failure Analysis

31
Oct
2016

Fluorescence is widely used for failure analysis. The NIGHTSEA adapters can add a fluorescence capability to a wide range of existing microscopes.

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