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Diamonds are a lab’s best friend

Harvard researchers trace neural activity by using quantum sensors

Using atomic-scale quantum defects in diamonds known as nitrogen-vacancy centers to detect the magnetic field generated …

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Agrinnovation, Yissum’s Agritech Investment Fund, Invests in Medical Cannabis Startup, Cannabi-Tech

Cannabi-Tech develops the world's first device for non-destructive detection, analysis and sorting of medical cannabis flowers

The Company’s proprietary technology combines Near Infra-Red spectrometry and imaging tools to provide a sensitive metho…

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NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES LAUNCHES WITHINGS THERMO, THE FIRST FDA CLEARED WI-FI CONNECTED TEMPORAL THERMOMETER

The Fast, Noninvasive Thermometer Provides Families with an Easy and Smart Solution for Managing Fevers

With the new HotSpot Sensor™ Technology, a sophisticated array of 16 infrared (IR) sensors take 4000 measurements in ju…

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Fiber optic biosensor-integrated microfluidic chip to detect glucose levels

By integrating microfluidic chips with fiber optic biosensors, researchers in China are creating ultrasensitive lab-on-a-chip devices to detect glucose levels

A team of researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Zhejiang University in China report integrating fibe…

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New on-chip optical sensing technique used to detect multiple flu strains

Study demonstrates detection and identification of different flu virus subtypes using a novel method for multiplex fluorescence detection on a small, dedicated chip

Study demonstrates detection and identification of different flu virus subtypes using a novel method for multiplex fluor…

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Researchers Find Way to Control Heart Waves With Light

The discovery, published in Nature Photonics, provides a new experimental platform to manipulate by light electrical waves underlying cardiac arrhythmias

Using a computer-controlled light projector, the team was able to control the speed of the cardiac waves, their directio…

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Closing the Loop with Optogenetics

Optogenetics provides a powerful tool for studying the brain by allowing researchers to activate neurons using simple li…

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High-resolution 'laser x-rays' could spot tiny fractures in bone

A new method of taking highly detailed x-ray images of bone using powerful laser beams has been developed by researchers…

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Editing the genome with light

Optical regulation of the CRISPR-Cas9 system

A research group at the University of Tokyo has developed a new technology to optically control genome editing

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Anitoa Systems Demonstrates Compact qPCR using Ultra Low-Light CMOS Bio-Optical Sensor

CMOS-enabled handheld qPCR instrument detects 4 copies of pathogen DNA per sample with more than 9 orders of magnitude dynamic range

A key component of this handheld qPCR is the CMOS bio-optical sensor chip

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An Improved Method for Coating Gold Nanorods

Researchers have fine-tuned a technique for coating gold nanorods with silica shells, allowing engineers to create large…

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Sensors Unlimited Introduces Fastest SWIR 2048-Pixel Line Scan Camera to Support Medical Diagnosis

The 10-micron pitch and the 210-micron pixel height make it easy to align with spectrometers commonly used in

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Polymicro Technologies™ MediSpec™ Waveguide Features Aiming Beam Technology

Laser power delivery system integrates aiming beam alignment for safer and faster treatment

The speciality waveguide designed for medical laser applications integrates mid-infrared laser power delivery and

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Using light to understand the brain

UCL researchers have developed an innovative way to understand how the brain works by using flashes of light, allowing t…

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Laser scientists’ new research could improve the treatment of the 5 million asthma sufferers in the UK

UK scientists have used a laser beam trap to examine how drug particles from asthma inhalers behave as they are projecte…

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New publications detail photonics advances by UT Arlington physics team

A University of Texas at Arlington physics team is using their expertise in the field of optics and photonics to advance…

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See-through sensors open new window into the brain

Developing invisible implantable medical sensor arrays, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has overcome…

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Stanford engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical device

Using ultrasound to deliver power wirelessly, Stanford researchers are working on a new generation of medical devices that would be planted deep inside the body to monitor illness, deliver therapies and relieve pain.

Using ultrasound to deliver power wirelessly, Stanford researchers are working on a new generation of medical devices th…

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Tiny & Tough: The New SCHOTT Mini LED for Use in Dental and Medical Technology

The world's smallest hermetic, yet fully autoclavable, high-power LED

The SCHOTT Mini LED is particularly well suited as a lighting solution for dental and medical equipment and instruments …

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Sensing Neuronal Activity With Light

Researchers at Caltech have developed one such tool that provides a new way of mapping neural networks in a living organ…

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