Biotechnology & Medical News

  1. NUS Researchers Develop Wireless Light Switch For Targeted Cancer Therapy
    1/30/2018

    A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a way to wirelessly deliver light into deep regions of the body to activate light-sensitive drugs for photodynamic therapy (PDT). 

  2. Injector Gun, Cryomodule Delivered For SLAC's X-Ray Laser Upgrade
    1/25/2018

    The injector gun and first cryomodule for Linac Coherent Light Source II (LCLS-II) — one of the most advanced superconducting laser projects in the world and the only one in the U.S. — have arrived at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California. 

  3. TU Wien Develops New Semiconductor Processing Technology
    1/22/2018

    Extremely fine porous structures with tiny holes - resembling a kind of sponge at nano level - can be generated in semiconductors.

  4. Novel 3D Printing Technique Yields High-Performance Composites
    1/15/2018

    Nature has produced exquisite composite materials—wood, bone, teeth, and shells, for example—that combine light weight and density with desirable mechanical properties such as stiffness, strength and damage tolerance.

  5. Magnetic Fields Of Bacterial Cells, Nano-Objects Mapped Using Electron Microscopy
    12/21/2017

    A research team led by a scientist from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has demonstrated for the first time that the magnetic fields of bacterial cells and magnetic nano-objects in liquid can be studied at high resolution using electron microscopy.

  6. Mass Spectrometric Imaging Technique Makes Diagnosis Easier And Smarter
    12/17/2017

    A team of researchers at DGIST has recently developed a technology which enables to acquire a high resolution mass spectrometry imaging in micrometer size of live biological samples without chemical pretreatment in the general atmospheric pressure environment.

  7. Ultraviolet Microscope To Dramatically Speed Up Lab Tests
    12/7/2017

    A microscope using ultraviolet (UV) light to provide high-resolution histological images promises to significantly shorten the amount of time diagnostic tests are processed.

  8. Ultrasound Imaging Needle To Transform Heart Surgery
    12/1/2017

    Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at UCL and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

  9. Innovative Microscope Poised To Propel Optogenetics Studies
    11/29/2017

    A newly developed microscope is providing scientists with a greatly enhanced tool to study how neurological disorders such as epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease affect neuron communication.

  10. Princeton, Penn State Researchers Create Diode Laser From Hybrid Perovskite Material
    11/22/2017

    Scientists at Pennsylvania State University and Princeton University have created a diode laser from hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites – materials that have garnered attention due to their light emitting properties, useful in optoelectronic devices and solar cells.