Thank you to everyone who attended or participated in the inaugural Strategies in Biophotonics conference in October 2014. Unfortunately we've made the decision to not continue with the event going forward. Best wishes to all exhibitors, attendees and sponsors. 

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Far-infrared light could enable noninvasive blood glucose measurement for diabetes

A method to measure blood glucose using far-infrared (FIR) light is both harmless and noninvasive.

mROI feature for EMCCD cameras by Nüvü Camēras

A multiple regions of interest (mROI) feature for EMCCD cameras has utility in applications such as bioluminescence resonance energy transfer (BRET) imaging.

Ultrafast laser method shows promise for improving presbyopia correction

A virtual model for correcting presbyopia that involves an ultrafast laser is currently in development.

NIGHTSEA and EMS launch fluorescence microscopy award for new lab setups

An award recognizes that fluorescence microscopy equipment can be out of the reach of faculty members setting up their first labs.

Bioimaging for applied cell research center to open in Munich

A new core facility focused on bioimaging for cell research will open on February 17, 2016.

Genome sequencing method helps reveal origin of schizophrenia

Genome sequencing revealed that schizophrenia risk increases if a person inherits specific variants in a gene related to synaptic pruning.

Nathaniel Group medical illuminators for microendoscopy receive regulatory approvals

Two medical illumination systems for microendoscopy from Nathaniel Group have been certified for use in the U.S., Canada, and the EU.

Real-time imaging advances surgery

Attendees to the Biomedical Optics Symposium (BiOS), which will again comprise the major portion of SPIE Photonics West, will get to learn how new photonics advances improve surgical decision-making.

Novel Optical Fiber Applications: Hollow glass fiber for CO2 laser surgery has coincident aiming beam

A hollow silica-based optical fiber coated on its inside surface simultaneously transmits CO2 laser light and a visible aiming beam for surgery.

Super-resolution Microscopy: Approach boosts accuracy of single-molecule tracking

Tracking how molecules move, form shapes, and interact within neurons and other cells offers a powerful view of biological processes that impact health.

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