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CellTracker can identify a cell’s outer membrane (purple),
that of its nuclei (blue) and the proteins inside it (green)
(Image: Mike White, Douglas Kell)

“A computer system that automatically tracks the movements of proteins within a living cell has been developed by a team of biologists and computer vision experts. It could save researchers the hours often spent analysing microscope images by hand, to determine the way a cell works.”


Having spent many, many hours analysing microscope images by hand, I am giving this a big thumbs up! Looks like a promising project.