Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:12:03 GMT Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Positioning Equipment: Enabling Technology for Life Sciences Industry experts offer an inside look at the current state of positioning technologies for bio-related microscopy. Positioning systems and equipment are sometimes the unsung heroes of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56665 A56665 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Disco (clam) is (not) dead The ocean is filled with millions of wondrous creatures and even more that have yet to be discovered. The grandest of animals have always taken center stage, though, like mammoth blue whales, deadly... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56667 A56667 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Biophotonics Market Poised for Growth The global biophotonics market is expected to reach $50.2 billion by 2020, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research of Albany, N.Y. The market was valued at $25.16 billion in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56659 A56659 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ophthalmology Devices Market Set to Expand The global market for ophthalmology devices is expected to reach $9,466.7 million by 2018, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets of Dallas. The market is expected to grow at a... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56660 A56660 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ultrafast Temporal Shaping Is Coming of Age Temporal shaping will play a significant role in the emerging femto revolution, especially for futuristic biomedical applications. Thanks to advances in ultrafast laser design, ultrafast... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56661 A56661 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Micromachining Advances Implantable Medical Devices New femtosecond lasers are enabling the development and fabrication of bioabsorbable and ultrafine metal stents for novel treatments. Implantable medical devices such as stents, intraocular... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56662 A56662 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Mini Camera Modules Pave Way for Less-Invasive Visualization Wafer-level packaging, CMOS circuits and MOEMS technologies help realize sub-1-mm camera modules. Imaging and small-sized digital camera modules have become ubiquitous. Only a few years ago,... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56663 A56663 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Future of Medicine Is Changing, Ultrafast From precision features on implantable devices to complex procedures on human tissue, ultrashort-pulse lasers are already bringing big benefits to medicine and health care. This issue features two... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56658 A56658 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Streamlined Lasers Enable Lower-Cost Instruments than LEDs A comprehensive analysis reveals that lasers provide both superior performance and lower total cost in comparison with LEDs for life sciences instrumentation. Biotech instrumentation... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56441 A56441 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Promise of Advanced Laser-Based Therapy Medical lasers are making rapid progress in numerous new applications including drug delivery, oncology, gene therapy, nerve repair and dentistry. It started with mouse hairs. In 1967, Dr.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56442 A56442 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Multispectral Quantitative Phase Imaging Captures Live Human Cells Quickly Within biological systems, structural, chemical and functional information about a system of interest can be extracted from the wealth of spectral data available. This article focuses on the specific... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56440 A56440 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Light-Sheet Microscopy Advances Biological Study Light-sheet microscopy is faster and less phototoxic than other fluorescence microscopy techniques, making it ideal for studying living organisms and the biological processes that take place within... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56439 A56439 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Shining a Light on Pests Bugs are more than just a nuisance. Many do substantial damage – and not just to our serenity. Insects, plant pathogens and weed pests destroy 40 percent of the world’s potential food... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56438 A56438 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT FRET Shows Nanoparticles Biodegrade in Real Time Using Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) to chart the disintegration of nanoparticles in living tissue could aid the development of safe nanodrug-delivery methods. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56443 A56443 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Good Ideas, New Uses You just never know where the next good idea or powerful connection will come from. I came across this quote from Dr. Eric Betzig of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56436 A56436 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Berkshire Life Sciences Center Nabs $9.7M Grant Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center have approved a $9.7 million grant for construction of a 20,000-sq-ft Life Sciences Innovation Center in Pittsfield. ... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56444 A56444 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT Hologic Posts Earnings of $625M Hologic Inc. saw its revenues increase 2 percent to $625 million in its second fiscal quarter, powered largely by its 3-D mammography technology. Breast-health revenues grew 8.5 percent to... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56445 A56445 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT FDA Approves Optiguide Flexible Fiber Pinnacle Biologics was granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration premarket supplemental approval for its Optiguide DCYL700 Fiber Optic Diffuser Series flexible fiber. Courtesy of Concordia... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56446 A56446 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT OSA Names New Executive Editor Dr. Alison Taylor has joined The Optical Society (OSA) as executive editor. She will manage the organization’s journals, including the new Optica, Journal of the Optical Society of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56447 A56447 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT NIH Awards $1.4M Grant to Duquesne University The National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute has awarded a $1.4 million, five-year grant to Duquesne University’s biomedical engineering initiative to detect, capture and... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56448 A56448 Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT