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A next-generation biomarker developed at NTU can detect tumor cells and deliver anti-cancer drugs

NIR light-activated biomarker detects tumor cells, delivers drugs

11/26/2014 A team of researchers has developed a biomarker made from a nanophosphor particle that, when activated by near-infrared (NIR) light, detects tumor cells to a...
First-ever light-operated drug hones on most common target proteins

First-ever light-operated drug hones on most common target proteins

11/25/2014 An international team of researchers has developed the first-ever light-controlled therapeutic agent whose effects focus specifically on the largest, most im...
Worldwide photomedicine market to reach $754M by 2019, says BCC Research

Worldwide photomedicine market to reach $754M by 2019, says BCC Research

11/25/2014 A new report from BCC Research forecasts that the global photomedicine market is expected to reach $754 million by 2019, registering a compound annual growth...
A hypertrophic burn scar two months following three fractional CO2 laser treatments

Mature scars with erythema benefit from fractional CO2 laser treatment

11/24/2014 A new study conducted by a team of researchers, using a fractional CO2 laser, resulted in clinical improvement of erythema (redness of the skin).
University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon holds up a piece of silicon that has been etched with microscopic pillars and holes to create a polarized filter that can allow more light to pass through than conventional polarizers, which is useful for low-light microscopy

New polarizing filter allows more light for use in low-light microscopy

11/21/2014 Engineers have developed a novel polarizing filter that allows in more light than typical polarizers, which block enormous amounts of light, wasting energy a...
Real-time, whole-genome sequencing helps control hospital outbreak

Real-time, whole-genome sequencing helps control hospital outbreak

11/20/2014

A team of researchers used real-time, confocal laser-based, whole-genome sequencing to help control a drug-resistant pathogen outbreak in a hospital.

Nanosecond laser therapy helps slow age-related macular degeneration

Nanosecond laser therapy helps slow age-related macular degeneration

11/20/2014 Seeking to find more effective laser therapy to slow down age-related macular generation (AMD), a team of researchers has found that nanosecond laser therapy...

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WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF HANGZHOU HUIYUANTAI MEDICAL DEVICES FOR "QUANTI...

GENEVA, Nov. 21 -- Publication No. WO/2014/183268 was published on Nov. 20.Title of the invention: "QUANTITATIVE DETECTION METHOD OF CRP USING IMMU...

Invuity® Launches "Drop-In" Intracavity Illuminator, Expanding the C...

The Invuity Waveguide XT(TM) System Delivers Superior In-Situ Visualization Enabling Improved Outcomes in Minimal Access SurgerySAN FRANCISCO -- In...

ThomasNet Incorporated: Intracavity Illuminator facilitates minimal acce...

Based on Intelligent Photonics(TradeMark) technology, which projects thermally cool light, Waveguide XT(TradeMark) Drop-in System delivers optimize...

Vista Partners LLC: Soligenix (SNGX) Reported Q3 Results & Progress-...

Princeton, NJ based Soligenix, Inc. (SNGX) is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing products that address unmet medical needs in the ar...
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Optogenetics among photonics techniques highlighted at Neuroscience 2014

Optogenetics among photonics techniques highlighted at Neuroscience 2014

11/18/2014 Technology in general, and optogenetics in particular, is a focus here at Neuroscience 2015, where in past years the tools...

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