Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:43:43 GMT Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Celebrating Light and Life Once again, we find ourselves on the threshold of a new year – and what a year it will be for the photonics industry and biophotonic technologies! The International Year of Light kicks off in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57013 A57013 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Phase Holographic Imaging Collaborates With Northeastern A collaboration agreement between Phase Holographic Imaging (PHI) of Lund, Sweden, and Northeastern University of Boston has been announced. PHI will provide Northeastern with HoloMonitor... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57005 A57005 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT US Navy Enters Contract for Brain Scanner Infrascan, a Philadelphia-based medical device firm specializing in brain injury diagnostic products, has entered into a four-year, $3.7 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The agreement... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57006 A57006 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Collaboration Advances Intraoperative Assessment of Tumor Margins Physicians, companies come together to address clinical translation issues. It’s a long-standing truth: For the biophotonics community to meet the needs and constraints of the medical... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57012 A57012 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT STED Microscopy Made Easy Stimulated emission depletion microscopy surpasses diffraction-limited microscopy by offering much more information about structures. Combining STED with time-tagged data acquisition methods makes... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57011 A57011 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Global-Shutter vs. Rolling-Shutter Readouts New sCMOS cameras overcome rolling-shutter artifacts by combining the best of both global and rolling shutters to achieve the simultaneous exposure with all rows, all while maintaining the frame rate... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57010 A57010 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Top Biophotonics Stories of 2014 QCL-based glucose testing, hyperspectral imaging and molecular techniques lead the list of the year’s most popular stories. The brain is having a big year. At the end of September, the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57009 A57009 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Taking Cues From The Sea When man copies nature, it tends to be a smart move. Using nature’s design and strategy to solve human problems can allow us to bypass a lot of experimentation. One of the earliest instances of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57008 A57008 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Beetle’s ‘Whitest White’ Album Many things in this world promise “the brightest white.” Toothpaste, laundry detergent, paper, paint and even LED lights all boast the ability to produce a white that nothing else can.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56918 A56918 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Imaging At The Speed Of Life On the road to ultrafast imaging, bottlenecks include both hardware and software – but researchers are working to overcome these challenges. Being able to take a faster snapshot could... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56914 A56914 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Laser Combiner Enables Scanning Fluorescence Endoscopy A laser-scanning fiber endoscope uses a plug-and-play laser combiner to enable high-contrast images suitable for detecting early-stage precancerous lesions. Detection of early cancerous... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56915 A56915 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Multispectral Sensor Boosts Molecular Diagnostics A new low-cost multispectral fluorescence detection sensor helps overcome barriers to using molecular diagnostics in point-of-care testing. In molecular diagnostics, fluorescent probes are... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56916 A56916 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UV-VIS Spectroscopy in the Clinic – What’s Stopping It? The technique has been around for years and shows great promise, but so far researchers have been frustrated in their attempts at clinical translation. Imaging techniques using UV-VIS... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56917 A56917 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT No Shortage of Grand Challenges and New Frontiers It’s a bit of an understatement, but there is no shortage of urgent health care issues these days. Watching the nightly news, we are bombarded with crises and dilemmas from across the globe.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56919 A56919 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Ablation Market Set To Expand The global market for ablation technologies is expected to reach $10,611 million by 2020, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research of Albany, N.Y. The market is... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56912 A56912 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT First Local OSA Group Founded In The UK The Optical Society has formed the London OSA local section, its first within the UK. The section was approved by the OSA Member and Education Services Council. OSA Fellow Azizur... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56913 A56913 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Color Management Helps Microscopy Show Its True Colors Establishing a standard could allow microscopists to verify and reproduce results. Laboratory managers and researchers generally agree that having more accuracy and consistency in color... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56785 A56785 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Microscopy Is Heading for the Mainstream The technology could advance a range of neuroscience applications. As a postdoc in the early 2000s, Dr. Ruth Empson worked with one of the first multiphoton microscopy systems in Britain. The... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56783 A56783 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Big Bucks to Brain Research, Technology Advancement Both the photonics industry and brain research stand to gain from financial awards and commitments made last month in Washington. The NIH announced $46 million in initial awards in the BRAIN... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56777 A56777 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT BiOS Grows With Health Care Focus and More Technologies for global health care, molecular-guided surgery and brain research are just some of the new topics to be featured at SPIE Photonics West 2015, which will be held Feb. 7-12 at the... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=56779 A56779 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT