Use the following links to learn more about research and the science of microscopy.

The American Chemical Society

Features include numerous articles for educators, students, and professionals as well as an online version of Chemistry, a tabloid published by the ACS.


American Society for Testing and Materials

ASTM International is a not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Features include lab directory and a consultants directory that will search for people and places you need to find. This site also offers training courses and proficiency test and cross-check programs.


Annual Reviews

A not-for-profit, independent scientific publisher of critical reviews.


Argonne National Laboratory Microscopy and Mircoanalysis

This WWW server can provides you with access to up-to-date information about state-of-the-art Microscopy and Microanalysis programs in the AAEM/TPM effort of the ANL Materials Science Division as well as general information about On-Line information services which are administered for local, national and international Microscopy/Microanalysis Societies.



Explore familiar and unexpected views of the microscopic world with colonized images from electron microscopes at the University of Hawaii.


Microscopy Society of America

This WWW server will provide you with access to up-to-date information about the Microscopy Society of America, its affiliated societies, and microscopy resources which are sponsored by the society.



This site is a resource for the latest information on microwave digestion, extraction, ashing, and hydrolysis.


PerkinElmer Instruments

This site supports the integrated LABWORKS LIMS and includes functions such as application-specific user training videos, online documentation, message boards and virtual classes.


Princeton University Confocal and Electron Microscopy Core Facility Laboratory

The homepage for Princeton's Confocal and Electron Microscopy Core Facility Laboratory. Contains general information on the facilities and microscopy.


San Diego State University Electron Microscope Facility

Microscopy information and training provided by San Diego State University.


University of Florida Biotechnology Program Electron Microscopy Core Lab

The Electron Microscopy Core Laboratory (EMCL) provides services for the preparation and examination of biological samples for transmission and scanning electron microscopy. This includes conventional preparation, cytochemical and immunocytochemical localizations, whole mount preparations and high resolution scanning microscopy.


University of Iowa Central Microscopy Research and Learning Facility

The homepage for the University of Iowa's Central Microscopy Research Facilities. They provide in depth microscopy information, services, and instruction and training.


University of New South Wales Electron Microscope Unit

University of New South Wales' Electron Microscope Unit homepage that provides various microscopy resources and facilities.


University of Oklahoma Noble Electron Microscopy Laboratory

Provides microscopy resources and information at the University of Oklahoma. Tours and training are available.


VWR International

Global supplier of laboratory supplies complete with online ordering system.