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Some new papers of interest

A new 488-excitable fluorescent protein that spontaneously blinks, potentially useful for superres imaging:

Blinking carbon nanodot characterization with an eye on superres imaging:

The most interesting retraction I’ve seen in a while:
“The retraction has been agreed as all authors cannot agree on a revised author order, and at least one author continues to dispute the original order. In this case, the original article is being retracted on the grounds that the journal does not have permission to publish.”

Beautiful correlative lightsheet and electron microscopy looking at microglia-induced presynaptic and spine remodeling:

STED imaging showing holes in the ER:
Contrast this with JLS’s paper showing tubule lattices in the ER:

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