X-rays in 3-D show nanosized details

High-resolution microscope technique exposes a material’s insides

2:43pm, September 22, 2010

A new X-ray microscope technique gives a super-detailed look inside small samples, and does it in 3-D.

An international team of scientists used the method to look inside a tiny piece of mouse bone to reveal inner details as small as 100 nanometers, such as hidey-holes for bone cells and connecting channels between those pockets.

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