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'Nanoballoons' better target cancer cells

Researchers are developing a better drug delivery method by encapsulating the drugs in nanoballoons—tiny modified liposomes that, upon being struck by a red laser, pop open and deliver concentrated doses of medicine.

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Future cytometry: Going with—or without—the flow

Recent advances in optics and electronics could make cytometric technology highly affordable and broadly applicable within the next few years.

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High-confidence, high-throughput screening with high-def IR microspectroscopy

High-definition infrared (IR) microspectroscopic imaging in a desktop system enables high-throughput cell and tissue screening for clinical diagnostics and drug discovery.

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Getting started with spectral imaging

Many consider spectral imaging—which reveals both the chemical signature and the spatial structure of specimens—to be the next essential research tool.

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Nanoparticle with luminescent properties has use in photodynamic therapy

04/22/2014 A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead hap...

Fluorescence microscopy method enables rapid, whole-brain imaging with single-cell resolution

04/21/2014 Researchers at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center have developed a new high-throughput method that offers unprecedented rapid, whole-brain imaging at sing...

Strategies Unlimited celebrates 35 years of photonics market research

04/17/2014 Photonics industry market analysis firm Strategies Unlimited proudly celebrates 35 years of service producing multi-client market research reports on photoni...

Leica Microsystems opens dedicated microscopy lab in Japan

04/17/2014

Leica Microsystems has opened a laboratory in Tokyo, Japan, dedicated to product demonstrations of the company's microscopy systems and workshops.

Study shows that Google Glass has potential use in surgical settings

04/16/2014 An international team of researchers has shown the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting, particularly in relation to training.

Nencki Institute opens new lab focused on Alzheimer’s disease study

04/15/2014 The Neurobiology Center at the Nencki Institute has opened a new lab—the Laboratory of Preclinical Studies of Higher Standard—which will be used to conduct b...

Blue light-activated neurons from stem cells could restore function to paralyzed muscles

04/14/2014 Scientists at University College London (UCL) and King’s College London, both in England, have found a new way to artificially control muscles using light, w...

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Low-cost, high-power innovations in light microscopy

Advances in light microscopy have enabled life scientists to make remarkable progress. The technologies behind these impro...

Deep Tissue Imaging with Two-photon Microscopy

A limitation of optical approaches to bioimaging is depth. But multiphoton approaches enable biomedical investigators to l...

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