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All three Chemistry Laureates assembled at stage after the Nobel Lectures in the Aula Magna, Stockholm University, on 8 December 2014. From left: Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner.
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Press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on 7 December 2014. From left: Laureate in Economic Sciences Jean Tirole, Nobel Laureates in Chemistry Eric Betzig, William E. Moerner, Stefan W. Hell, Nobel Laureates in Physics Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura.
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Like many Nobel Laureates before him, Stefan W. Hell autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, 6 December 2014.
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All three Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, from left: Stefan W. Hell, Eric Betzig and William E. Moerner, with their autographed chair in Bistro Nobel at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, 6 December 2014.
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Two-color STED image of a glioblastoma, the most frequent malignant brain tumor in adults. Clathrin protein is green; !-tubulin protein is stained red. In contrast to the blurred classical image (left), the STED image (right) shows considerably finer structures.
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The STED microscopy (circular inset image) provides approximately ten times sharper details of filament structures within a nerve cell compared to a conventional light microscope (outer image).