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  1. ‘Honeybee’ Robots Replicate Swarm Behaviour
    9/18/2014

    Colias - named after a genus of butterfly - is an open-platform system that can be used to investigate collective behaviours and be applied to swarm applications.

  2. Responsible Use Of X-Rays In Dentistry For Children Is Aim Of New Education And Awareness Initiative
    9/18/2014

    Children need smaller portions – this is true when it comes to eating meals, and when addressing topics such as imaging. It is under this premise that the profession of dentistry is joining the Image Gently campaign to raise awareness about special considerations needed for pediatric dental radiology, and to promote radiation safety.

  3. IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting To Celebrate 60th Anniversary As The Leading Technical Conference For Advanced Semiconductor Devices
    9/18/2014

    The world's leading scientists and engineers in micro and nanoelectronics will convene here from December 15-17, 2014 at the annual IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), continuing the conference’s tradition of spotlighting technical breakthroughs in a wide range of applications such as logic, memory, MEMs, sensors, displays, flexible electronics, biomedical imaging, power electronics and energy harvesting.

  4. Engineers Develop New Sensor To Detect Tiny Individual Nanoparticles
    9/17/2014

    Nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, are around us every day. Although they are tiny, they can benefit human health, as in some innovative early cancer treatments, but they can also interfere with it through viruses, air pollution, traffic emissions, cosmetics, sunscreen and electronics. By Tony Fitzpatrick

  5. AdvancedCath Adds State Of The Art Laser Processing Capabilities With The Acquisition Of LSA Laser
    9/16/2014

    AdvancedCath, a portfolio company of Inverness Graham Investments, announced on September 9, 2014 it significantly expanded its outsourced medical device manufacturing platform by acquiring LSA Laser located in Plymouth, MN. 

  6. Element Six Selected By European Consortium As A Partner To Develop Ultrafast Pulse Disk Lasers
    9/16/2014

    Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today announced it has been selected by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development to help develop a new ultrafast pulse disk laser.

  7. Luceda Photonics Receives Growth Finance For The Development And Marketing Of Its Advanced Framework For Photonic IC Design
    9/16/2014

    Imec’s investment arm Fidimec and the Flemish spin-off investment fund SOFI I are investing EUR 340k in Luceda Photonics, a joint spin-off from Ghent University, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and imec.

  8. Airbus, Amazon, L’Oreal And Volkswagen Execs Headline Speaker Roster At Invest In Photonics 2014
    9/16/2014

    Invest in Photonics, a two-day international business partnering convention focused exclusively on photonics venture capital investment, recently announces its line-up of top industry speakers.

  9. JDSU Wins The Optical Society’s ‘Enabled By Optics’ Contest For Its 3-D Sensing Technology
    9/16/2014

    The Optical Society (OSA) recently announced the winners of its second Enabled by Optics contest. The contest, which is comprised of two tracks—one for companies and one for students—seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of optics and photonics technologies in furthering innovation and positively impacting society.

  10. Excelitas Technologies® Unveils New OmniCure® AC8 Series UV LED Curing Solutions For Commercial, Industrial And Medical Applications
    9/16/2014

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized optoelectronics, recently announced the launch of its new OmniCure® AC8 Series UV LED Curing Systems.

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