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Researchers with Carnegie Mellon's BrainHub have discovered a mechanism for synaptic cloaking in the brain's neocortex

Optogenetics finds what regulates synaptic activity in the neocortex

02/27/2015

Using optogenetics, a team of scientists has found that a specific type of neuron might be thwarting their efforts at mapping the connectome.

Cherenkov effect improves optical dosimetry for safer cancer therapy

Cherenkov effect improves optical dosimetry for safer cancer therapy

02/26/2015

The Cherenkov effect can be measured and used in optical dosimetry to make cancer therapies safer and more effective.

Optical nanocubes have utility in biosensors

02/25/2015

Cubic-shaped optical nanoantennas could measure food safety, identify air pollutants, and quickly diagnose and treat cancer.

DNA nanotube assembly method shows promise for optoelectronics, drug delivery

02/24/2015

Researchers have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block.

23andMe direct-to-consumer genetic test receives FDA clearance

02/23/2015

The FDA has approved 23andMe's direct-to-consumer genetic test.

Hybrid gold nanoparticles could pair cancer imaging, therapy

02/20/2015 A team of researchers has developed hybrid gold-silica nanoparticles that make it possible to combine two forms of tumor treatment with three bioimaging tech...

CLEO/LFW Innovation Award deadline is Monday; enter now!

02/19/2015

Deadline for the prestigious CLEO/LFW Innovation Awards program is Monday, February 23, 2015. Enter now!

Biophotonics Wire News

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE FOR "METHOD A...

GENEVA, Feb. 25 -- Publication No. WO/2015/023990 was published on Feb. 19.Title of the invention: "METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR QUANTITATIVE AND DEPTH...

Government-Owned Inventions; Availability for Licensing

SUMMARY: The inventions listed below are owned by an agency of the U.S. Government and are available for licensing in the U.S. in accordance with 3...

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG Files Patent Application for Stereoscopic Microscope

Kolkata, Feb. 25 -- Germany-based Carl Zeiss Meditec AG filed patent application for stereoscopic microscope. The inventors are Franz Merz and Artu...

Press release: Minister signs £330 million North East Growth Deal

February 25, 2015Greg Clark, the Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, today (25 February 2015) visited Science Central in Newcastle to si...
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