Zeiss bridge
micoscope
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CR-39 alpha-image
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Brain   
Kidney
Boronated tissue   n-alpha images
Cytospin
 
Phase contrast
 
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SEM electron probe elemental analysis
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Above: Lavaged alveolar macrophages recovered  from the lung after the inhalation of fibres
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An SEM photomicrograph of glass fibres prior to inhalation
Elemental analysis of these fibres after 56 days in the lung
Images of brain and kidney tissue made in CR-39 plastic slides using the boron-10 n,alpha reaction
Particles of uranium dioxide in the process of being cleared from the lungs by alveolar macrophages
The visualisation of glass fibres on intra-peritoneal tissue using phase contrast optical microscopy
The use of Boron -10 and various atomic reactor neutron fluences to produce images of lung tissue and inhaled uranium-235 fission fragment tracks without destroying the original tissue section (seen right in b&w)
Above: A radioactive in vivo tracer technique for measuring the dose and initial clearance of inhaled glass fibres using the isotope sodium-24
 
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Fluorescent intra-cellular markers
The FACStar Flow Cytometer
The Biomedical Research high resolution gamma scintillation counter
Another manual gamma scintillation counter with heavy  lead shielding
Fused aluminosilicate clay particle (FAP) production for lung distribution studies
Biomedical's histology laboratory
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Above: Investigating the variation in the thickness of resin embedded histological sections cut to a nominal thickness of 5Ám (n=500)
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