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Live-cell imaging with parallelized RESOLFT nanoscopy

Super-resolution microscopy of large fields in living cells possible with sCMOS

10/31/2014 Super-resolution microscopy using a novel fluorescence microscope has enabled a team of researchers to perform real-time nanoscopic imaging of large fields o...

Label-free optical biosensor can detect rotavirus

10/30/2014 Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in Spain, using a label-free optical biosensor they developed, have found a way to enhance detecti...

Fluorescence imaging method using SWIR light detects cancer early

10/29/2014 Rutgers University researchers have developed a fluorescence imaging method that has potential to detect cancer and other diseases earlier than before, poten...
Synthetic, blue light-sensitive molecular switches can be utilized to control biochemical signaling processes in living cells

Blue LED light enables control of insulin secretion

10/28/2014 An international team of researchers has incorporated a synthetic, blue light-sensitive molecular switch into a sulfonylurea compound—a class of drugs widely...

Optical coherence tomography skin screening system from MedLumics debuts

10/27/2014 Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging device specialist MedLumics introduced its NITID skin imaging system at the 23rd Annual European Academy of Dermat...
A light microscopy technique called lattice light-sheet microscopy imaged this single HeLa cell in metaphase

Light microscopy technique images molecules in 3D quickly, with minimal damage to cells

10/24/2014 A light microscopy platform developed by Eric Betzig—one of three scientists sharing the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry—and colleagues can collect high-resolu...
Two-photon microscopy method images oscillating mitochondria in rats

Two-photon microscopy method images oscillating mitochondria in rats

10/23/2014

A two-photon microscopy method has enabled scientists to image mitochondria oscillating in a live animal.

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TECHSPEC® Variable Magnification Telecentric Lenses Provide Selectab...

Adjustable Iris for Depth of Field ControlBarrington, N.J. – Edmund Optics (EO), the premier provider of optical components, offers ...

LumaMed Announces Breast Cancer Imaging Collaboration 29 October 2014

Today, LumaMed and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass Medical School) announce a joint clinical study using LumaMed's LumaScan i...

US Patent granted to Olympus Corporation (JP) on October 28 titled as "S...

United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,873,046, on October 28, 2014, to Olympus Corporation (JP), titled as "Spectrosc...

European Patent Office granted patent to GLAXO GROUP LTD [GB] titl...

European Patent Office has granted patent no. EP2791658 on October 22, 2014, to GLAXO GROUP LTD [GB] + (GLAXO GROUP LIMITED) , titled as "AP...
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