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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...
Blood vessel receptor that responds to blue LED light could treat vascular disease

Blood vessel receptor that responds to blue LED light could treat vascular disease

11/19/2014 A team of researchers has discovered a receptor on blood vessels that causes the vessel to relax in response to blue light, making it potentially useful in t...
Two-photon polymerization produces micrometer-sized swimming actuators for bioscience

Two-photon polymerization produces micrometer-sized swimming actuators for bioscience

11/18/2014 Using a combination of two-photon polymerization and directed nanoparticle self-organization, researchers at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) have created microscopi...
Fluorescence imaging and MRI-capable nanoparticles could track disease

Fluorescence imaging and MRI-capable nanoparticles could track disease

11/18/2014

Chemists at MIT have developed new nanoparticles that can perform fluorescence imaging along with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in living animals.

Nikon Instruments and JEOL form strategic partnership tying together light and electron microscopy

Nikon Instruments and JEOL form strategic partnership tying together light and electron microscopy

11/17/2014 Nikon Instruments (Melville, NY) and JEOL (Tokyo, Japan) have partnered to research and develop ways to correlate data from two very different types of micro...

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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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Medical and aestheticlasers have benefitted from technological advances that are enabling new applications. In this webcast, Dr. Juanita Anders, preside...

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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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