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Nikon's DS-Qi1Mc

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Nikon last week launched the DS-Qi1Mc monochrome quantitative digital camera.
 
The camera, which features a 1.3-megapixel CCD, is designed to capture high-resolution fluorescence images of live cells in real time at high frame rates.  According to Nikon, the camera can be coupled with Nikon’s DS-U2 controller and configured with its NIS Elements software packages, allowing researchers to carry out every part of their experimental protocol from image capture, recording, and measurement through to processing and analyzing.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.