If you capture Western blot images, chances are you use photographic film and it is fundamental in your daily research activities. But, how much do you really know about it? What IS the future of film use for Western blot imaging?
Test your knowledge with the questions below:
Poll Question 1:
More than 100 years later, Louis Daguerre, a French painter, placed liquid iodine on a silvered copper plate to capture images. He called this process daguerreotyping. Later, in 1875, German physicist, Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen accidentally discovered the X-ray while observing one of these photographic plates.
Poll Question 2:
In 1885, George Eastman, an American entrepreneur, invented the first flexible film. Four years later, the first film camera was introduced and KODAK was born.
Poll Question 3:
Follow the next five blog posts to learn about how film’s solid foundation and wide use has been interrupted by recent technological developments.
Here are the answers to the questions. Let’s see how you did.
- Poll Question 1: white to purple
- Poll Question 2: his wife’s hand and wedding ring
- Poll Question 3: 1979
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