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Light, rather than painkillers, can activate brain's opioid receptors

05/01/2015

Neuroscientists have found a way to activate opioid receptors with LED light, which could lead to painkillers with fewer side effects.

Liquid nanolaser could enable lab-on-a-chip medical diagnostics

04/30/2015

A liquid nanoscale laser is tunable in real time, enabling quick and simple production of different colors for use in medical diagnostics.

Study evaluates clinical utility of OCT in basal cell carcinoma diagnosis

04/29/2015

An independent clinical study demonstrates the clinical value of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in diagnosing basal cell carcinoma.

GWU installs correlative microscopy system at its new research facility

04/28/2015

George Washington University will install a correlative light and electron microscopy system at its Science and Engineering Hall.

Ultrafast laser technique enables nondestructive 3D imaging of cells

04/27/2015

An ultrafast laser technique can achieve micron resolution of single cells, imaging their interiors in slices separated by 150 nm.

GE handheld sensor analyzes pressure sores during hospitalization

04/24/2015

GE researchers have combined an array of sensing and analytical capabilities towards monitoring pressure ulcers.

This portable device, when paired with a computer or smartphone, can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in people's breath

Breath test that contains silicon microsensors can detect cancer

04/24/2015

An international collaboration worked to develop a portable device that can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in breath.

Biophotonics Wire News

X-FAB Plans to Offer Highly Ultra-Violet Sensitive Photo Diodes as Stand...

X-FAB Silicon Foundries reported the expansion of its 0.18 and 0.35 micrometer device portfolio with new highly sensitive ultra-violet photo diodes...

US Patent granted to Olympus Corporation (JP) on April 28 titled as "Mic...

United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 9,019,600 on April 28, 2015, to Olympus Corporation (JP), titled as "Microscope s...

Mental health research bolstered with new laser microscope technology

It's hoped Newcastle's new state-of-the-art laser microscope, the first of its kind in Australia, will lead to improved treatments for people suffe...

SYNAPTIVE MEDICAL (BARBADOS) INC. (BB) applies for US Patent titled as "...

United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20150109427 for US Patent, published on April 23, 2015, by SYNAPTIVE MED...
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