Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:38:57 GMT Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:12:53 GMT 1800 Time to Speed Up Technology Transfer All too often, the journey from bench to bedside is measured not with a stopwatch but with a calendar. There are reasons for this slow pace: Time is the cost of a thorough vetting. But it’s... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=61083 A61083 Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:12:53 GMT National Cancer Moonshot: From Photonics Research and Technology Development In his final State of the Union address last January, President Barack Obama forged a new way forward for the fight against cancer. Over the last several decades, the “war on cancer” has... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60986 A60986 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:02:40 GMT Plasmonic Nanoheaters Enable Photothermal Cancer Therapy In vitro and in vivo studies have positively correlated the heat generation of plasmonic nanoparticles with their potential as cancer-killing agents. Using a single-particle and positron... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60979 A60979 Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:36:25 GMT Handheld System Enables Effective Imaging of Children’s Retinas A handheld device capable of capturing images of a retina with cellular resolution allows researchers to gather detailed structural information about the eyes of infants and toddlers for the first... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60975 A60975 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:07:47 GMT Butterfly Beauty Perfected by Defects Having trouble accepting your physical flaws, whether they are cellulite or blemishes? Try being like a butterfly and let your “defects” help you shine. New findings published in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60974 A60974 Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:54:39 GMT Live-Cell Imaging Thrives With Microenvironment Control Systems Choosing a microenvironmental control system for a microscope is not a trivial matter. The results of a live-cell imaging experiment should not be compromised by any part of the data acquisition... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60968 A60968 Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:27:49 GMT Holotomography Unlocks New Potential for Life Sciences Research Cellular analysis plays a crucial role in a wide variety of research and diagnostic activities in the life sciences. However, the information available to researchers and clinicians is limited by... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60967 A60967 Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:13:01 GMT AMS Acquires Mazet AMS AG has acquired spectral sensing systems specialist Mazet GmbH. Fred Grunert, CEO of Mazet, said the companies’ complementary products and sensor expertise will support a portfolio of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60956 A60956 Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:09:51 GMT Cancer Treatment Combines Phototherapy with Drug, Gene Therapy A cancer treatment that combines light-based, drug and gene therapy has led to complete tumor remission when applied to non-resected tumors and to the absence of tumor recurrence when applied... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60953 A60953 Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:19:22 GMT Corneal Implant Shown Effective in Treating Presbyopia The Journal of Refractive Surgery has published results that show the Flexivue Microlens corneal inlay from ophthalmic device company Presbia PLC to be effective in treating presbyopia, the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60942 A60942 Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:17:21 GMT Drone-Based Imaging Improves Agricultural Practices Aerial Agriculture LLC, a startup company launched by Purdue University students, aims to revolutionize the agricultural industry by building drones to capture multispectral images of entire crop... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60938 A60938 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:11:04 GMT BioTek Begins $4M Expansion in Vermont Microplate instrumentation developer BioTek Instruments Inc. has begun a $4 million expansion of its facility, adding 22,000 ft2 to support its design and manufacturing needs. Briar Alpert,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60935 A60935 Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:07:30 GMT Window to the Brain Could Enable Laser Surgery Use of a novel material, nanocrystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia (nc-YSZ), to make cranial implants may allow the safe and efficacious use of laser-based therapies to treat brain disorders and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60922 A60922 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:14:33 GMT Lunula Laser Receives FDA Approval to Treat Nail Fungus The low-level Lunula Laser from Erchonia Corp. has received 510(k) approval from the U.S. FDA. Erchonia said it is the first low-level laser to receive marketing clearance for the treatment of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60911 A60911 Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:42:22 GMT Growing Gratings Menu a Boon for Biophotonics Research An optical grating is an optical component with a periodic or quasi-periodic structure. Gratings perform interference of diffracted lights from each grating line to realize specific optical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60905 A60905 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:18:49 GMT NIR and Optoacoustic Spectroscopy Cerebral Oximeters Aim to Save Preemies In 1985, a team of researchers at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., pointed out the incongruity that, while the goal of intensive care for preterm newborns is to ensure their brains... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60904 A60904 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:57:17 GMT Lens Design Enables Expanded View of Neuronal Activity A novel lens for a two-photon imaging system is able to capture images of the brain that are almost 10 times larger than those captured through a conventional two-photon microscope. When incorporated... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60902 A60902 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:07:15 GMT Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Takes Bio Fingerprinting to Nanoscale Level Despite being able to provide fingerprint information in biology, medicine and other fields, Raman spectroscopy suffers from a signal-to-noise ratio that is limited by the inherent weakness of Raman... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60892 A60892 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:47:14 GMT Biophotonics Cos.’ R&D Spending Strong Out of the Gate in FY2016 Research and development (R&D) spending at many biophotonics-related companies grew at a robust pace during the first three months of their 2016 fiscal years, though a key R&D metric slipped... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60884 A60884 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:45:47 GMT Do No Harm Many patients believe that doctors take an oath to, “First, do no harm.” Primum non nocere is the Latin translation for this imperative. It’s a comforting thought, but there is no... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=60883 A60883 Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:39:17 GMT