Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:38:03 GMT Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 FRET Pursues Affordable, Robust, User-Friendly Instruments From single-molecule studies to in vivo imaging, FRET spectroscopy is a versatile and far-reaching tool. But further work needs to be done before the technique becomes more universally applicable. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56059 A56059 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Superresolution Imaging Adds Another Dimension 3-D techniques advance a range of biological research studies. Conventional light microscopy is generally constrained by the diffraction limit, the fundamental maximum resolution of an optical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56062 A56062 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Software Enhances Life Sciences Applications, Biomedical Simulations Optomechanical design software helps develop efficient and effective biomedical product designs. The interdisciplinary nature of optical modeling for life sciences applications implies a high... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56061 A56061 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Seeing the Light: How Photonics Continues to Improve Eyesight Cutting-edge laser technology and new techniques are enabling amazing diagnostic and treatment advances in ophthalmology. In 1981, Rangaswamy “Sri” Srinivasan, a researcher at... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56058 A56058 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Seeing the Future: Visionaries and Vision Correction This month, we congratulate the winners of the 2014 SPIE Awards. Among them are the following three, who have had an impact on the world of biophotonics. (For a list of all the winners, visit... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56047 A56047 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT In for the (linear) kill Most people wouldn’t consider birds to be instruments of wartime sabotage, but one species – a top-notch bird of prey – would have to disagree. During World War II, falcons were... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56054 A56054 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Bruker opens Preclinical Imaging Center of Excellence for the Americas Photo courtesy of Bruker Corp. Bruker has opened the Preclinical Imaging Center of Excellence for the Americas in Billerica, Mass., with advanced development, demonstration and support facilities... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56051 A56051 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Endoscopy equipment market set to expand The global market for endoscopy equipment is expected to reach $37.9 billion by 2018, according to Endoscopy Equipment Market by Endoscopes (Rigid, Flexible, Capsule), by Visualization Systems (HD,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56050 A56050 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT 3 Questions with Dr. Robert Hart, Optofluidics Inc. As chief technology officer and president of Optofluidics Inc., Dr. Robert Hart has helped the Cornell-born startup develop microfluidic and biophotonic nanomanipulation technologies for... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56048 A56048 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT Sensor use in home health care expected to rise Sensor use is expected to increase from $559 million in 2013 to $1.2 billion by 2018, according to a report on the home health care market from Yole Développement of Lyon, France. Home... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55958 A55958 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Minimally invasive surgery market to double by 2019 The global market for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is expected to reach $50.6 billion by 2019, according to Minimally Invasive Surgery Market (Surgical Devices, Monitoring & Visualization... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55957 A55957 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 3 Questions Interview Best known for his research on Raman spectroscopy, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Popp is the scientific director of the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology in Jena, Germany, and chairman of the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55956 A55956 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Prism Awards honor innovations in photonics An augmented-reality laser camera that makes it easier to locate and view veins in the human body was among the nine winners of the 2014 Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation announced Feb. 5 at SPIE... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55955 A55955 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT 3-D imaging draws new picture of Golgi during cell division Resolving a fundamental question in cell biology and showing off the powers of new high-resolution 3-D imaging, National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists have discovered where the Golgi... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55953 A55953 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Blue-light phototherapy kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria Blue light has powerful bacteria-killing ability in the laboratory, and now its potent antibacterial effects have been demonstrated in human and animal tissues, according to a series of articles in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55954 A55954 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Life-saving selfies Raise your iPhone in front of you, open the camera, strike a pose, make a face and take a picture. Voilà! You’ve taken a selfie, one of those smartphone self-portraits plastered on... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55963 A55963 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Making Strides in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy Innovative techniques and improvements in instrumentation are expanding the potential of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy in bio applications and many other fields. Fourier transform... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55961 A55961 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Photoacoustics Holds Promise for Cancer Diagnosis and monitoring of cancer are two of the top potential uses for PA technologies. This is the first of a two-part series that will look more closely at the work of the dedicated researchers... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55960 A55960 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ultrafast Laser Systems Are Stepping Up to Meet Industry Needs Improvements in ultrafast lasers support superior surgical precision, take imaging deeper and help to unlock the secrets of the brain. With their unique ability to deliver high peak power... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55959 A55959 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Building the Perfect Fiber Optic Probe Researchers face old-school challenges in developing state-of-the-art technologies. Researchers and clinicians use fiber optic-based probes for a wide range of applications – which means... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=55962 A55962 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT