BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for BioPhotonics. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:26:07 GMT Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:40:09 GMT 1800 Rain Forest Greenery Reveals Chemical Mosaic To help scientists investigate and monitor the health of the world’s rain forests, the Carnegie Airborne Observatory (CAO) represents a high-tech and vital resource. Global ecologist Greg Asner... A57709 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:40:09 GMT Using QCLs for MIR-Based Spectral Imaging — Applications in Tissue Pathology H. Sreedhar*1, V. Varma*2, A. Graham3, Z. Richards1, F. Gambacorata4, A. Bhatt1, P. Nguyen1, K. Meinke1, L. Nonn1, G. Guzman1, E. Fotheringham5, M. Weida5, D. Arnone5, B. Mohar5, J. Rowlette5 ... A57708 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:31:57 GMT Multiwavelength TIRF Microscopy Enables Insight into Actin Filaments TIRF microscopy provides a unique method of imaging isolated molecules and complexes in vitro. Additionally, the use of sensitive, low-noise cameras enables researchers to study this behavior in real... A57707 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:21:25 GMT Supercontinuum Sources Enhance UHR-OCT Methods OCT is a noninvasive imaging technique. In contrast to high-resolution optical microscopy — an invaluable tool for a wide range of applications but one that only permits surface-level or... A57706 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:10:06 GMT Sterilization Effects on Optical Fibers for Clinical Use The use of optical fiber and fiber optic sensors within the medical world is increasing. These optical fibers and fiber optic-based sensors are ideally suited for a broad range of invasive and... A57705 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:02:56 GMT Photonics – Forever Relevant in Biological Applications Photonic technologies for biological applications — whether they’re currently in development, in trial or already in active use — are advancing at a mind-blowing pace. Given the... A57703 Tue, 08 Sep 2015 10:27:51 GMT Lasers Transform Drug into More Useful Form Exposure to laser light may make one type of anti-inflammatory drug more effective. Researchers at Osaka University used lasers to induce selective crystallization of the metastable form of... A57605 Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:03:49 GMT Microlasers Track Cells from the Inside Embedded microlasers could allow scientists to track and distinguish between large numbers of cells simultaneously. Two laboratories have published results independently, each showing that... A57600 Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:05:08 GMT Fluorescent Mesh Aids Tissue Regrowth Polymer fibers provide a mesh for tissue growth that can be monitored through near-infrared fluorescence imaging. Originally developed for solar cells, the material, called TQ1, exhibits... A57598 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:35:02 GMT Selective Laser Micromelting Creates Medical Implants Selective laser micromelting enables processing of new materials that could be useful in medical implants. An electrode head coated with platinum-iridium using selective laser micromelting.... A57597 Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:13:13 GMT Microlens Array Spawns Massive Microscope Image A new multispectral device is said to have produced the largest microscope image ever, combining 13 color channels gathered by thousands of microlenses into a nearly 17-gigapixel picture. Able... A57594 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:31:45 GMT Optical Glucose Sensor on Commercial Path A University of Leeds spin-off company is seeking to commercialize an optical glucose sensor that could make finger-prick blood tests unnecessary for people with diabetes. Glucosense... A57592 Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:15:45 GMT Blue LEDs Could Help Preserve Certain Refrigerated Foods Blue light may be the key to keeping chemical preservatives out of certain food products. A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore has found that blue LEDs have strong... A57585 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:44:49 GMT Optogenetics Protein Mechanics Characterized Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have identified the molecular mechanism involved in the light-induced activation of channelrhodopsins — a discovery that could help... A57584 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:43:32 GMT SemiNex Expands IR Laser Diode Production Facility in Mass. SemiNex Corp. has more than tripled its laboratory, manufacturing and cleanroom space within its existing location. Citing significant increases in production orders, the company said it had... A57581 Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:33:25 GMT Boron Turns Graphene into Blue Light Emitter Chemists at Goethe University Frankfurt have developed a new class of organic luminescent materials through the targeted introduction of boron atoms into graphene. The compounds exhibit an intense... A57577 Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:32:46 GMT Graphene Confines Light for Nanomolecular Sensing A plasmonic sensor made of graphene can conduct complex analyses of the smallest molecules without altering them. The device overcomes a limitation of traditional IR absorption spectroscopy,... A57571 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:11:52 GMT Light-Activated Drugs Help Target Tumors, Cut Side Effects A new technique that uses light to activate chemotherapy drugs in specific cells shows promise as a way to improve the effectiveness of cancer therapies while preventing severe side effects. By... A57568 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 12:36:05 GMT Spectrometer Aims at Disease Detection in Breath An IR frequency comb spectrometer could help clinicians detect diabetes, infections and cancers by analyzing the air patients exhale. The system uses a commercial frequency comb,... A57567 Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:47:47 GMT A Glowing Way to Monitor Forest Health A faint glow emitted from plants during photosynthesis could be key to measuring the health of large areas of forests and croplands in real time. The glow can be detected by spectrometers aboard... A57560 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:28:32 GMT