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  1. Detecting Cancer Earlier Is Goal Of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology
    10/23/2014

    A new medical imaging method being developed at Rutgers University could help physicians detect cancer and other diseases earlier than before, speeding treatment and reducing the need for invasive, time-consuming biopsies.

  2. UNH Scientist: Cosmic Rays Threaten Future Deep-Space Astronaut Missions
    10/23/2014

    DURHAM, N.H. –- Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists.

  3. Ph.D. Designs New Devices Based On Metamaterials
    10/23/2014

    Víctor Torres Landivar, Telecommunications engineer, has designed and manufactured new devices based on metamaterials (artificial materials with properties not found in nature). On drawing up his PhD, defended at the Public University of Navarre (UPNA), he achieved the first experimental demonstration ever with epsilon-near-zero (ENZ) metamaterials.

  4. A 'Star Wars' Laser Bullet — This Is What It Really Looks Like
    10/23/2014

    Action-packed science-fiction movies often feature colourful laser bolts. But what would a real laser missile look like during flight, if we could only make it out? How would it illuminate its surroundings? The answers lie in a film made at the Laser Centre of the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw.

  5. Excelitas Technologies Announces The New X-Cite 110LED For Life Science Research
    10/22/2014

    Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, high-performance, market-driven photonics solutions recently announced the X-Cite 110LED – a new compact white light LED source for fluorescence imaging applications.

  6. Designing New Devices Based On Metamaterials In The THz Frequencies
    10/22/2014

    Víctor Torres Landivar, Telecommunications engineer, has designed and manufactured new devices based on metamaterials (artificial materials with properties not found in nature).

  7. Designing New Devices Based On Metamaterials In The THz Frequencies
    10/22/2014

    “We’re using less expensive raw materials, and smaller amounts of them, we have fewer production steps and our total energy consumption is potentially lower,” explain PhD candidate Fredrik Martinsen and Professor Ursula Gibson, from NTNU’s Department of Physics. By Lars Martin Hjorthol

  8. New 3D Display Technology Promises Greater Energy Efficiency
    10/22/2014

    At first glance, the static, greyscale display created by a group of researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China might not catch the eye of a thoughtful consumer in a market saturated with flashy, colorful electronics.

  9. Lockheed Martin Extends Aerostat Mission By Providing Airborne Surveillance For U.S. Border Protection
    10/22/2014

    Working with the Army, Lockheed Martin is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southern border of the United States.

  10. OSA Elects Eric Mazur As 2015 Vice President
    10/21/2014

    The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announced that its members have elected Eric Mazur of Harvard University, USA, as its 2015 vice president. Three directors-at-large were also chosen during this year's election:  Jay Eastman of the University of Rochester, USA; Amy Eskilson of Inrad Optics, USA and Juerg Leuthold of ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

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