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Low-light CMOS biosensor enables detection of four copies of pathogen DNA per sample

Anitoa Systems has demonstrated handheld, real-time qPCR using its ultra-low-light CMOS biosensor.

Two studies validate effectiveness of image calibration software for microscopy

05/21/2015

An image calibration software program for microscopy can lead to significant improvements in image quality and consistency. 

New LED lighting and health care alliance between Philips and MIT

05/20/2015

Royal Philips and MIT have created a research alliance, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, with a focus that includes LED lighting, photonics, and bioimaging.

 

Sydor Instruments receives $1M DOE grant for soft x-ray imaging

05/19/2015

Sydor Instruments was awarded the $1,000,000 SBIR Phase II grant from the DOE.

Cambridge IVF develops new protocols for light microscopy-based sperm testing

05/19/2015

Cambridge IVF is working to develop new protocols to improve the reliability of its light microscopy-based sperm testing.

Salaries in photonics reflect regional and gender differences

05/19/2015 A survey by SPIE finds that salaries in optics and photonics are rising highest in China and median salaries for women continue to lag those of men by about 40%.

New microscope traps and images 1000 laser-cooled fermions

05/16/2015

A team of MIT physicists has built a microscope that is able to see up to 1000 individual fermionic atoms.

Fiber-optic laser-scanning microscope focuses on brain tissue

05/15/2015

Neuroscientists and bioengineers have created a miniature, fiber-optic microscope to peer inside a living brain.

Silver nanoclusters inside synthetic DNA have utility in bioimaging

05/15/2015

A team of researchers has created nanoscale silver clusters with unique fluorescence properties important for bioimaging.

Computational approach enables 'stainless' staining for optical imaging

05/14/2015

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new approach to histology based on using infrared (IR) microspectroscopy.

CLEO/LFW Innovation Award winners present their innovations at CLEO

05/11/2015

On Wednesday, May 13, the winners present their innovative products on the CLEO show floor.

Smartphone video microscope detects parasites in blood within 2 minutes

05/11/2015

A new smartphone microscope uses video to automatically detect and quantify infection by parasitic worms in a drop of blood.

Intravital microscopy can study virus responses

05/07/2015

Research being done in Italy applies intravital microscopy to the study of host viruses and associated immune responses.

CLEO:2015 to focus on optics and microscopy trends, showcase latest exhibitor offerings

05/06/2015

CLEO:2015 is ready to take place May 10-15 in San Jose, CA, where close to 250 companies will showcase their latest products.

FLIR Systems announces lightweight, low-cost thermal cameras for small unmanned aerial systems

05/06/2015

The cameras' image-processing software is optimized for SUAS operations.

The trillion-frame-per-second camera; attend the CLEO presentation

05/06/2015

Japanese researchers can record events at a rate of more than 1-trillion-frames-per-second.

Microscopy and Raman Imaging: Open-system Raman microscopy

05/05/2015

Raman microspectroscopy is gaining momentum in life sciences. For budget-constrained researchers and those who need flexibility, building a Raman microscope promises many benefits.

Joint-tagging Super-resolution Optical Fluctuation Imaging: Live-cell imaging enables super resolution in space and time

05/05/2015

Super-resolution microscopy methods provide sub-diffractional spatial resolution, and thereby enable visualization of subcellular organelles.

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05/05/2015

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Infrared cameras and LEDs allow in-flight UAV refueling

05/05/2015

A Univ. of Sydney researcher has designed and tested a method using IR vision and LEDs to refuel UAVs in mid-air.

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