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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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How Lasers Are Being Deployed To Meet The Needs Of An Aging Population

A worldwide aging population brings with it both the prospect of a longer life expectancy and increasing health needs. I…

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Laser device may end pin pricks, improve quality of life for diabetics

The breakthrough came from the use of a new type of device that is particularly adept at producing mid-infrared frequenc…

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Intricate algae produce low-cost biosensors

This is a new and innovative approach to optical biosensors, which are important in health care for such applications as…

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A glucose meter of a different color provides continuous monitoring

The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, a…

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Ultra low-light CMOS bio-optical sensor enables portable diagnostics

Anitoa is introducing CMOS molecular sensors that are highly integrated and low power. Combined with microfluidics techn…

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Novel chip-based platform could simplify measurements of single molecules

A nanopore-gated optofluidic chip combines electrical and optical measurements of single molecules onto a single platform

Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a new approach for studying single molecules and nanoparticles by combining …

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Stanford scientists use lasers and carbon nanotubes to look inside living brains

A team of Stanford scientists has developed an entirely non-invasive technique that provides a view of blood flow in the brain. The tool could provide powerful insights into strokes and possibly Alzheimer's disease.

A team of Stanford scientists has developed an entirely non-invasive technique that provides a view of blood flow in the…

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Stanford scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Stanford scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

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Yale team finds a straighter path in light absorption

Yale scientists have found that opaque materials such as biological tissue straighten the scattered, maze-like patterns …

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Retinal scanner that fits in a purse

The retina lets us see. However, it also reveals who we are. The blood vessel pattern of the retina is a biometric featu…

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Hybrid technology could make Star Trek-style tricorder a reality

Scientists at the University of Southampton are aiming to develop a handheld testing device to provide same day diagnosi…

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OFF THE SHELF, ON THE SKIN: STICK-ON ELECTRONIC PATCHES FOR HEALTH MONITORING

Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft sti…

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Tiny power generator runs on spit

Saliva-powered micro-sized microbial fuel cells can produce minute amounts of energy sufficient to run on-chip applicati…

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