Dr. Walter C. McCrone (1916-2002)

Rick Smith of Sporecyte speaks at Inter/Micro 2016 in Chicago.

Modacrylic fibers from a costume wig, mounted in xylene; plane polarized light. (Jason C. Beckert)

A microcrystal test for pseudoephedrine with dilituric acid

McCrone classrooms and laboratories

Polylactic acid (PLA) fibers viewed in crossed polars after being exposed to composted conditions for 104 weeks.

Courses

McCrone vocational and technical training courses range from introductory to specialized microscopy education and include a variety of subjects and applications.

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Inter/Micro 2017

International symposium on microscopy to be held at McCrone Research Institute, Chicago, June 12-16, 2017.

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Publications

Microscope Publications (division of McCrone Research Institute) publishes The Microscope journal, The Microscope Series monographs and other titles.

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Research

McCrone’s applied research in microscopy and microanalysis addresses solutions to problems in forensic, industrial, environmental and conservation sciences.

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