BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for BioPhotonics. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 05:47:45 GMT Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:28:32 GMT 1800 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 Lasers Make Their Marks on Skin and Tissue Procedures Light-based aesthetic procedures are advancing from well-established spa-based procedures to trickier problems, such as resistant tattoo removal and treatments for wounds, scars and skin diseases. ... A57559 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:55:35 GMT Optimizing Experimental Conditions for STED and g-STED Microscopy The advent of superresolution microscopy has been groundbreaking in its ability to image biological samples, allowing researchers to study previously inaccessible details within cellular processes.... A57558 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:35:13 GMT SBF Imaging – Using SEM and LM to Create High-Resolution 3-D Reconstructions In recent years, there have been considerable advancements in EM-based methods for 3-D reconstructions of large tissue volumes. In this article, we describe a new approach that combines in situ... A57557 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:28:16 GMT Advancements Come from Many Directions The Sourcebook sections that debuted this year within the pages of BioPhotonics have been very well received. Each Sourcebook is a guide to resources focused on a specific core technology including... A57556 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:51:59 GMT LumiThera Wins $500K Grant to Develop PBM Devices for Treatment of Macular Degeneration LumiThera Inc. has received a $500,000 matching grant from the Washington State Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) to commercialize devices for noninvasive photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment of dry... A57447 Thu, 28 May 2015 11:26:15 GMT European Projects to Develop Next-Generation CMOS Imagers Multiple European companies and institutions are taking part in two new projects aimed at developing the next generation of CMOS image sensors. Both projects involve, from the Netherlands,... A57444 Thu, 28 May 2015 10:52:28 GMT Liquid Crystal Compound Lens Eyed for 3-D Imaging Liquid crystal can be controllably formed into compound lenses similar to those found in insects, a team from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has demonstrated. These lenses produce sets... A57431 Thu, 21 May 2015 12:55:16 GMT UbiQD Secures Licenses from MIT, Los Alamos Quantum dots (QDs) manufacturer UbiQD LLC has secured two intellectual property licenses: one exclusive license from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and one nonexclusive license from Los... A57419 Wed, 13 May 2015 16:55:01 GMT Smartphone Microscope Counts Parasites in Blood A research team led by engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, has developed a new mobile phone microscope capable of analyzing blood. Its primary purpose is to automatically detect and... A57415 Thu, 07 May 2015 17:19:30 GMT Mitutoyo Opens Massachusetts Facility Mitutoyo America Corp. has opened a new M3 Solution Center in Marlborough, Mass. The new 7600-square-foot facility is designed for metrology product demonstrations and customer assistance, as... A57411 Thu, 07 May 2015 10:13:46 GMT Alphanov, Leukos Sign Pulsed-Laser Technology Transfer Agreement Leukos SARL plans to produce a pump system for its supercontinuum light sources based on a new picosecond laser module developed by Alphanov of Talence, France. The two companies have signed a... A57409 Wed, 06 May 2015 16:06:25 GMT Fiber Tests Show Rod Cells' Uneven Responses to Light To study the response of retinal cells to light, a team of researchers has developed a new technique involving tapered optical fibers that could also have applications in optogenetics. Led by... A57407 Wed, 06 May 2015 11:04:52 GMT DNA, Silver Used to Create Fluorescent Arrays A research team at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has discovered how to create a programmed, tunable fluorescent array by cradling silver nanoclusters inside synthetic DNA. Led by... A57406 Tue, 05 May 2015 15:49:26 GMT SPIE, OSA Call for Community Input on Proposed ITAR Changes The Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, are calling on members to make their voices heard as the U.S. government weighs new export regulations. ... A57404 Tue, 05 May 2015 13:43:37 GMT 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... 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... 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... 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... 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. ... A57395 Mon, 04 May 2015 10:22:54 GMT