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  1. Novel Biomedical Imaging System Combining Optical, Ultrasound Technology
    8/28/2018

    Purdue University researchers are developing a novel biomedical imaging system that combines optical and ultrasound technology to improve diagnosis of life-threatening diseases.

  2. 100 Million Random Moves: New Lifetime Spec For Rotary Micro Stage With Integral Controller
    8/28/2018

    New Scale Technologies, Inc. has significantly increased the lifetime specification for its M3-RS-U Rotary Smart Stage, a precision rotary micro stage with embedded controller.

  3. Nano-Imaging Of Intersubband Transitions In Few-Layer 2D Materials
    8/27/2018

    A study in Nature Nanotechnology reports on the first observation of intersubband transitions in 2D materials via scattering scanning near-field optical microscopy. Semiconducting heterostructures have been key to the development of electronics and opto-electronics.

  4. The Birth And Death Of Proteins In A Single Cell
    8/23/2018

    A new method developed by EPFL bioengineers has disentangled the “see-saw” balance of protein synthesis and degradation in single cells.

  5. Handheld Imager Poised To Provide New Insights Into Eye And Brain Diseases
    8/23/2018

    Researchers have developed and demonstrated the first handheld ophthalmology instrument with resolution-boosting adaptive optics technology that can image individual photoreceptors in the eye. The new portable instrument will allow improved diagnosis of eye diseases and could enable early detection of brain-related diseases and trauma.

  6. A Novel Graphene Quantum Dot Structure Takes The Cake
    8/23/2018

    In a marriage of quantum science and solid-state physics, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used magnetic fields to confine groups of electrons to a series of concentric rings within graphene, a single layer of tightly packed carbon atoms.

  7. Rice U. Lab Finds Evidence Of Matter-Matter Coupling
    8/23/2018

    After their recent pioneering experiments to couple light and matter to an extreme degree, Rice University scientists decided to look for a similar effect in matter alone. They didn’t expect to find it so soon.

  8. Multi-Purpose Silicon Chip Created For Quantum Information Processing
    8/23/2018

    An international team of researchers led by the University of Bristol have demonstrated that light can be used to implement a multi-functional quantum processor.

  9. Study Reveals How Enzyme Detects Ultraviolet Light Damage
    8/22/2018

    Damage to DNA is a constant threat to cellular life, and so it is constantly monitored and detected by a family of enzymes called RNA polymerases, resulting in subsequent repair to maintain genome integrity.

  10. Excited Atoms Throw Light On Anti-Hydrogen Research
    8/22/2018

    Swansea University scientists working at CERN have published a study detailing a breakthrough in antihydrogen research.