Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 03:05:48 GMT Mon, 04 May 2015 11:53:20 GMT 1800 Lighting Stunts Aphids’ Edibles A long-term, ongoing study reveals that artificial nighttime light sources – such as street lamps – can have an impact on the natural environment in ways that are complicated and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57399 A57399 Mon, 04 May 2015 11:53:20 GMT Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy with sCMOS Cameras EMCCD-based cameras with high quantum efficiencies and low readout noise characteristics traditionally have been the preferred technology for SMLM superresolution imaging. However, with tailored... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57398 A57398 Mon, 04 May 2015 10:56:17 GMT Spectroscopy Aids Disease Detection, Faces Obstacles Spectroscopy advances are steadily reducing disease-detection time frames. These new methods also hone the accuracy of disease identification and provide for more timely treatment protocols. As with... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57397 A57397 Mon, 04 May 2015 10:49:06 GMT Nanodiamonds Shine New Light on Bio Applications Defect complexes in nanodiamond particles, which consist of vacancies trapped by nitrogen atoms, form different color centers depending on the nitrogen state present in the diamond. New research into... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57396 A57396 Mon, 04 May 2015 10:40:59 GMT Femtosecond Pulses: Control Is Key to New Discoveries From microscopy to micromanipulation, femtosecond pulses are broadening their reach throughout the photonics research world. To fully realize their potential, precise pulse control is critical. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57395 A57395 Mon, 04 May 2015 10:22:54 GMT New Digital Conference Explores Biophotonics Imaging Photonics Media has been producing its successful webinar series for more than four years, and our editors are always looking for exciting speakers to present new topics and interesting research. I... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57393 A57393 Mon, 04 May 2015 09:59:57 GMT First Light Imaging Wins EC Grant to Develop IR Camera First Light Imaging SAS will use a grant from the European Commission to finalize development of an ultrafast, low-noise IR camera for use in astronomy, medical imagery, industry and defense. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57318 A57318 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Camera-Based Monitoring of Vital Signs Improved Refined signal processing allows video cameras to monitor vital signs regardless of ambient lighting and the subject’s skin color. A new algorithm developed by researchers at Rice... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57326 A57326 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lasers for Microscopy: Major Trends Laser development for the microscopy market continues to be driven by key trends in applications, which currently include superresolution techniques, multiphoton applications in optogenetics and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57324 A57324 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Comparing Micromanipulators for Electrophysiology Several different technologies offer a range of performance options within the confines of an optical microscope for patch-clamp studies, intracellular recording and other demanding experiments in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57322 A57322 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT The Optical Nature of Yellowstone’s Pools Visitors from around the world view with awe the stunning colors of thermal pools in Yellowstone National Park, situated primarily in Wyoming and extending into Montana and Idaho. The brilliant hues... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57325 A57325 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Focus-Tunable Lenses Enable 3-D Microscopy Focus-tunable lenses speed up and enhance three-dimensional imaging capabilities in a diverse set of modern microscopy methods including confocal, two-photon and light-sheet microscopy. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57323 A57323 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Advances in Optical Filters Provide Rapid, On-the-Go Diagnosis When it comes to diagnostics, one of the most crucial – and often overlooked – components is the optical filter. But as manufacturing processes improve, optical filters of exceptional... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57320 A57320 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Improving Diagnosis for Better Resolution Conclusively identifying illness is job one for physicians, who rely on a variety of medical devices, along with an evaluation of signs and symptoms, to determine just what’s ailing patients.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57317 A57317 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Hamilton Thorne Acquires Reproductive Imaging Product Line Hamilton Thorne Ltd. has acquired the Oosight product line from Cambridge Research & Instrumentation Inc. (CRi) of Hopkinton, a subsidiary of PerkinElmer Inc. Financial terms of the transaction... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57314 A57314 Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Headwall Partners with Ocean Spray on Spectral Imaging for Agriculture Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. will try to improve the quality and yield of its cranberries using spectral imaging systems from Headwall Photonics Inc. The two companies will cooperate to test a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57298 A57298 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT Optogenetics Could Counteract Erectile Dysfunction A gene construct that reacts to blue light could offer a drug-free remedy for men with erectile dysfunction. Researchers at ETH Zurich’s Department of Biosystems in Basel have tested the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57275 A57275 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Squid Skin Inspires IR Camouflage Tape (with video) A protein derived from squid skin could be adapted into a kind of IR camouflage for soldiers. Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, have developed an adhesive film that, when... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57278 A57278 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT LPKF Announces New Initiatives after Disappointing 2014 Closing the books on a disappointing 2014, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has set its sights on new laser machining processes and new markets. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) fell 45... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57276 A57276 Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Higher-Order Modes Speed Up Fiber Conveyor Belt (with video) Evanescent waves bleeding out of optical fibers can be used to trap and move microparticles like a conveyor belt, a phenomenon that could be useful in drug delivery, cell research and even quantum... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57271 A57271 Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT