Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Science Lab (www.leica-microsystems.com/science-lab), the knowledge portal of Leica Microsystems, offers scientific research and teaching material on the subjects of microscopy and histology, from the basics to specific application know-how.
Illustrated and interactive tutorials as well as white papers explain technical rudiments all the way from specimen preparation and immunochemistry to imaging, con¬trast techniques and high-end technologies such as super-resolu¬tion.
In addition, Leica Science Lab features scientific articles on spe¬cial techniques, applications and areas of research. The content is designed to support beginners, experienced practitioners and scientists alike in their everyday work and experiments. What’s more, the range of topics offered by the portal will be continuously widened.
Leica Science Lab invites its readers to discuss the articles and topics presented. Users’ comments and questions will be used to improve the information on an ongoing basis. At the time of the official go-live date, 100 authors had contributed to filling the portal with in-depth content. Experts in science, methods, and techniques who would like to share their knowledge with the community are cordially invited to pub¬lish their articles in Leica Science Lab.
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.
Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in four divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, Biosystems Division and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems’ Biosystems Division, also known as Leica Biosystems, offers histopathology labor¬atories the most extensive product range with appropriate products for each work step in histology and for a high level of productivity in the working processes of the entire laboratory.
The company is represented in over 100 countries with 12 manufacturing facilities in 7 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.
Source: Leica Science Lab