Super-resolution Microscopy Back

Imagine being able to see deep down inside a cell, to witness its fine structure and all its internal workings and processes. Much as you can see the internal workings of a watch, the click and whirr of all its gears and levers, by simply taking off the back cover.

To see the complex mosaic of proteins in the cell membrane, the flexible network of filaments making up the cytoskeleton, and the firing of neurons. This is the enticing prospect held out by super-resolution microscopy...