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Optogenetics swaps out negative memories for positive ones in mice


Using optogenetics, a team of researchers could alter connections between hippocampal neurons and amygdala neurons to control memory reversal in mice.

New biophotonics event to launch in Brazil in 2015


The International Photodynamic Association (IPA) and SPIE will co-launch the first biophotonics- and biomedical optics-focused event in South America.

Quantum cascade laser may lead to prickless blood sugar monitoring


A team of researchers at Princeton University has developed a way to use a quantum cascade laser (QCL) to measure blood sugar noninvasively.

Micro-optical/plasmonic resonator paves the way for power-on-a-chip applications

Micro-optical/plasmonic resonator paves the way for power-on-a-chip applications

08/26/2014 By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL) and Iowa State University (Am...

Glucose meter incorporates photonic crystal to help provide continuous monitoring

08/26/2014 University of Illinois researchers have developed a continuous glucose-monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, with super-presise...

Laser optical tweezers show how malaria parasites invade red blood cells

08/21/2014 In hopes of more effective vaccine or drug development that will block malaria parasites' invasion of red blood cells, a team of researchers used laser optic...

Fiber laser marketing report from Strategies Unlimited available for pre-order


This report from Strategies Unlimited covers the growing opportunities of fiber lasers and contains a 5-year forecast for each segment studied.

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The following information was released by the Optical Society of America:A new method for measuring and imaging how quickly blood flows in the brai...

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-NCI -UC Davis researchers find that nanoparticles could provide applica...

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Biomedical Infrared Imaging Expert Joins Daylight Solutions Team

Washington, D.C.: Biotechnology Industry Organization has issued the following news release:Daylight Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mol...
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