The second volume in a book serial, Reviews in Fluorescence 2005 is acollection of analytical essays covering the year’s progress in the field, including trends and emerging areas. Written by experts, the reviews are geared toward academics, bench scientists and industry professionals. The 463-page resource for laboratories discusses topics such as tapered fiber for cell studies, luminescence-based oxygen sensors, the development of fluorescence biosensors, DNA condensation viewed with fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, multidimensional time-correlated single-photon-counting and time-resolved fluorescence in biomedical diagnostics. High-throughput tissue image cytometry and RNA folding and RNA-protein binding analysis using fluorescence also are covered. References and an index are provided. Chris D. Geddes and Joseph R. Lakowicz, eds.; Springer Science+Business Media Inc., New York, 2005; $149.