BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for BioPhotonics. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:54:14 GMT Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:56:48 GMT 1800 Exploring the Essence of Shimmer The shimmering iridescence on the petals of the Queen of the Night tulip is not only a delight to gardeners but also of interest to scientists. The deep purple tulip’s multicolored sparkle is... A57943 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:56:48 GMT Spectroscopy Can Head Off Food Safety Crises Consumers expect that the food they purchase has been checked for potential health hazards. In today’s hyper-connected world, it’s becoming more important for a company to ensure the... A57942 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:15:07 GMT Pushing Sensitivity to the Brink: Selecting the Right Imaging Technology for Your Application Knowledge of the most common sensor technologies and camera housing properties, along with their pros and cons in the context of low-light life sciences applications, will give users a better... A57941 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:04:18 GMT An Illuminated State of Mind In a small laboratory with very little equipment, psychiatrist, neuroscientist and professor Karl Deisseroth began a high-risk project to render individual neurons photosensitive. Despite facing a... A57940 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:44:09 GMT Optogenetics: Still a Hot Topic Optogenetics has been getting a lot of press for several years now. An early mention of it as an emerging field came in a news story on dated Oct. 13, 2009, which was a report of a hot... A57938 Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:25:56 GMT Smart Light Captures Body in Motion Using solely the visible light around us, a new light-sensing system tracks whole-body human postures unobtrusively and in real time. The LiSense system reconstructs a 3D skeletal model on a computer... A57820 Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:35:23 GMT MPEF Microscopy Shines Best on Living Samples MPEF microscopy, along with other nonlinear methods that include coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS), stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) and second harmonic generation (SHG), is suitable for... A57819 Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:25:18 GMT In Vivo Neural Imaging — SLMs for Conducting 3D Holography inside Living Brains The brain truly is a marvelous wonder of biology. With an extensive range of functions and dynamics that span many length scales and timescales, it is also marvelously complex. By better... A57818 Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:14:18 GMT OPSLs — Unique Benefits Driving Growth in the Life Sciences In an OPSL, laser diodes are used to pump a thin semiconductor chip, thus enabling an incredible level of design flexibility in terms of power and wavelength scalability. The quantum well structure... A57817 Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:07:27 GMT Reduced to the Essentials — Portable Imaging Gets High-Tech It takes some clever thinking to shrink many of the cumbersome biological imaging tools in use today to a size where they can be taken directly to the bedside. For some patients, point-of-care... A57816 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:48:43 GMT Light-Based Technologies — A Way of Life From the lab to the clinic, light-based technologies aren’t trends. They’re well-planted ways of life for those who develop them and a proven means of bettering the lives of those who... A57815 Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:46:12 GMT NASA Technology Aims to Save the Forests Ravenous insects that are smaller than a penny continue to migrate north from the southeast U.S., threatening to destroy millions of pine and ash trees in the northeastern part of the country. NASA... A57788 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:39:23 GMT Prior Scientific Changes Leadership Prior Scientific Instruments Ltd. has made several changes to its executive leadership team. After seven years with the company, Dr. Monika Maintz is stepping down as managing director to... A57768 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:15:48 GMT Broadband Laser Aimed at Cancer Detection Mid-infrared (MIR) light is rich with molecular "fingerprint" information that can be used to detect substances from atmospheric pollutants to cancer cells. While some lasers already operate in... A57757 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:12:24 GMT Tissue Scaffolding Made from Laser-Patterned Silk Hydrogels made of silk protein have emerged as a promising platform for tissue engineering thanks to their transparency, which allows laser patterning deep below the material's surface. Silk... A57755 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:00:18 GMT LightPath Predicts Revenue Growth in 2016 Optical components producer LightPath Technologies Inc. predicts continued sales growth after executing a new global strategy in fiscal 2015. Revenue for the fiscal year, which ended June 30,... A57754 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 09:43:46 GMT EM Imaging Licenses Fluorescence Imaging Agent for Early Detection of Bowel Cancer Edinburgh Molecular Imaging Ltd. (EM Imaging) has signed an exclusive global license with GE Healthcare Ltd. and Dyax Inc. for development of a novel fluorescence imaging agent that could improve the... A57744 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:43:19 GMT Startup Wins $744K NSF Grant to Develop Microscope for Drug Testing A $744,066 federal grant will aid further development of a microscope whose ability to detect cellular motion could be of use in testing drugs. Based on fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy... A57736 Thu, 17 Sep 2015 10:15:34 GMT Study: Automated Biopsy Assessment Possible with SLIM Spatial light interference microscopy (SLIM) might provide a quantitative way to diagnose breast cancer. Researchers at the University of Illinois recently used data-based SLIM assessment to... A57733 Mon, 14 Sep 2015 15:17:56 GMT Imaging of Nanoscale Pores Aids Drug Discovery Drug discovery efforts may get a boost from an imaging technique based on superresolution microscopy and fluorescence correlation spectroscopy. Called fcsSOFI — for fluorescence... A57716 Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:52:22 GMT