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RIKEN develops blueprint for ISS-docked laser cannon to blast away space debris

04/24/2015

A proposal developed by RIKEN combines a telescope and a high-efficiency laser system to track and remove space debris from orbit.

GE handheld sensor analyzes pressure sores during hospitalization

04/24/2015

GE researchers have combined an array of sensing and analytical capabilities towards monitoring pressure ulcers.

SWIFTS optically integrated spectrometer measures earth tides and earthquakes near and far

SWIFTS optically integrated spectrometer measures earth tides and earthquakes near and far

04/24/2015

The stationary-wave integrated Fourier-transform spectrometer measures Earth's deformations to one part per billion.

This portable device, when paired with a computer or smartphone, can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in people's breath

Breath test that contains silicon microsensors can detect cancer

04/24/2015

An international collaboration worked to develop a portable device that can detect the presence of head and neck cancer in breath.

DFB laser module designed to test subtleties of General Relativity

DFB laser module designed to test subtleties of General Relativity

04/23/2015

Initial tests have been carried out in zero gravity aboard the FOKUS research rocket.

Super-resolution microscopy unravels inner structure of herpes simplex virus

04/22/2015 A team of researchers has developed a technique that allows super-resolution microscopy to be used as a structural tool for the study of ...

Secondary sources beamlines contracts signed for ELI-ALPS facility

04/22/2015

Representatives from several partners signed the project opening documents for ELI-ALPS secondary beamlines.

Lead-cation electron traps increase sensitivity of perovskite detectors

Electron-trapping defects bad for solar cells can be good for photodetectors

04/21/2015

Lead-cation electron traps increase sensitivity of perovskite detectors.

Light-capturing nanowires reduce carbon dioxide into useful chemicals and fuels

04/18/2015

LBL and UC Berkeley scientists are using semiconducting nanowires and bacteria to mimic photosynthesis.

Video camera is powered by its own photovoltaic pixels (see video)

04/16/2015

A well-lit indoor scene (300 lux) provides an estimated 0.77 mW of harvested power.

L-3 Brashear supplies high-energy laser beam director for Canadian defense applications

04/15/2015

A High-Energy Laser (HEL) Beam Director (BD) from L-3 Brashear has been delivered to DRDC.

Solution-grown perovskite nanowires make highly efficient lasers

04/15/2015

Growing perovskite nanowires is a shortcut to lasers that are extremely efficient and able to create many colors of light.

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