Photonics.com: BioPhotonics This is the syndication feed for photonics.com: BioPhotonics. http://www.photonics.com/Splash.aspx?PID=1 Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:30:09 GMT Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT 1800 Lens-Free Microscopy Goes Scalable A compact lens-free microscope could replace microscopes – and even expand their use – in a number of key biomedical applications, such as stem-cell culturing or in vitro drug testing.... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57202 A57202 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Multiphoton Imaging Takes New Directions Recent evolutions of ultrafast laser technology uniquely overcome key challenges in bioimaging, especially for long-term in vivo imaging, deep penetration and leveraging multimodal imaging... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57201 A57201 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Selecting a Microscope Based on Imaging Depth Optical microscopy has advanced greatly over the past decade. Here’s how to select the right instrument for any particular application. Selecting the right optical microscopy system... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57114 A57114 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Line-Narrowed Laser Module Enables Spin-Exchange Optical Pumping The optical technique enhances MRI technology for diagnosis and other applications. In the past several decades, medical imaging has made huge strides. The field of MRI in particular has seen... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57116 A57116 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Beautiful things in small packages Microscopes transport us to another world. They show us the invisible landscapes and vistas of life’s natural processes, normally hidden right under our noses. While it’s not hard to be... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57119 A57119 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Microspectroscopy Enables Real-Time Imaging of Singlet Oxygen A new experimental setup allows researchers to monitor a highly reactive species of molecular oxygen that plays an important role in a wide range of biological processes. Oxygen is one of... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57118 A57118 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Raman Spectroscopy and Microscopy: Solving Outstanding Problems in the Life Sciences This first article in a two-part series will examine Raman spectroscopy applications in tumor surgery, endoscopy, bacterial identification and more. The second part will cover applications in cell... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57117 A57117 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Lasers, Optics Enhance Optogenetics Studies A guide to suitable light sources and fiber optic components for optogenetics research, with a specific emphasis on rodent behavior. The use of lasers and optics for optogenetics is only in... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57115 A57115 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT A Note of Thanks We’re starting the new year with a note of gratitude to the many contributors who have shared their ideas, results and expertise with BioPhotonics readers. In this and every issue, experts from... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57120 A57120 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Photonics Innovators Named 2015 Prism Awards Finalists Finalists include tools for 3-D printing, water analysis and laser-engineered surfaces. Innovative products, inventions and companies will take center stage Feb. 11, as the winners of the 2015... http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=57104 A57104 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT 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