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  1. Immobile Sperm Cells Swim Again Thanks To Light
    1/22/2015

    For the first time, the function of sperm has been controlled by optogenetic processes. By inserting a light-activated enzyme into mouse sperm, researchers from the Max Planck Society turned previously sterile mice into fertile ones. This work illustrates how optogenetics can be used outside the area of neuronal cell research.

  2. New Nanoparticle Works With Six Types Of Medical Imaging
    1/22/2015

    Scientists have developed a nanoparticle that is compatible with six different kinds of biomedical imaging tests, which could lead to a more comprehensive diagnostic image than any existing machine can currently produce. If the technology is safe, it could reduce the number of tests necessary for clinical diagnosis.

  3. New Laser Could Significantly Improve Biomedical Imaging
    1/22/2015

    Yale researchers have developed a new semiconductor laser that could advance imaging quality across a broad range of applications. Designed around chaotic cavity laser activity, the device eliminates image corruption. It provides the brightness of traditional lasers and the low image corruption of light-emitting diodes, which could enable next-generation microscopes, photolithography, and biomedical imaging.

  4. ProPhotonix Releases The Compact Green Laser Diode Module
    1/22/2015

    ProPhotonix Limited (OTC: STKR; LSE: PPIX; LSE: PPIR), a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom, today announces the release of the Compact Green Laser Diode Module, an extension of the Compact Laser Diode Module Series.

  5. Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready For Demonstration Flights
    1/22/2015

    The Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) program is ready for customer demonstration flights, having completed the baseline ground and flight testing of the aircraft mission systems.

  6. Adimec Demonstrates High-Resolution, High-Speed CoaXPress Cameras At Photonics West 2015
    1/22/2015

    Adimec, a world leader in application-specific, leading-edge industrial camera solutions, will demonstrate several new innovations that expand what is possible with imaging including a new Quad CoaXPress high-speed area scan camera, the Q-12A180 at the SPIE Photonics West event in San Francisco, CA February 10th to 12th.

  7. Optimizing Optimization Algorithms
    1/21/2015

    Optimization algorithms, which try to find the minimum values of mathematical functions, are everywhere in engineering. By Larry Hardesty

  8. New SPECTRO ARCOS High-Resolution ICP-OES Spectrometer For Elemental Analysis Surpasses Performance Limitations
    1/21/2015

    SPECTRO Analytical Instruments today announced its new SPECTRO ARCOS high-resolution ICP-OES spectrometer, the first and only spectrometer featuring the fast and convenient selection of axial plasma or radial plasma observation in a single instrument — without any optical compromise.

  9. Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface On Silicon Solar Cells
    1/21/2015

    Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections.

  10. Decorative And Flexible Solar Panels Become Part Of Interior Design And The Appearance Of Objects
    1/21/2015

    VTT Technical Centre of Finland has developed and utilized a mass production method based on printing technologies allowing the manufacturing of decorative, organic solar panels.

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