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13 Apr 15
Rice University monitors vital signs through skin color

New algorithm improves on existing methods of assessing health through subtle changes in blood flow.

08 Apr 15
Pratt & Whitney uses 3D printing for aero engine parts

Engine-maker is first to use AM to make compressor stators and synch ring brackets for Bombardier production engines.

07 Apr 15
More photonics projects get Europe's SME funding

Low-noise infrared camera and free-space optics among winners in €117.6 million Phase 2 round.

07 Apr 15
Grenoble hospital launches novel optical biopsy program

With acquisition of two Cellvizio endomicroscopy systems for gastroenterology, pulmonology and urology.

31 Mar 15
Super-resolution study reveals details of genome architecture

ICFO and collaborators connect structural differences in DNA packaging to stem cell state.

31 Mar 15
8-strand multi-core fiber will boost optical interconnects

Sumitomo Electric development claims to be “highest-density” multi-core fiber-optic cable.

30 Mar 15
TeraView kit to boost postal security

New TeraPulse 4000 imaging system installed at University of Bordeaux laboratory.

27 Mar 15
Canada's new Chinooks get laser protection

Laser-based directional infrared countermeasure systems from Northrop Grumman designed to protect fleet from rocket attacks.

25 Mar 15
OFC 2015: Infinera launches photonic ICs to support Cloud, Transport layers

Scale and virtualization are driving technological change in optical network architectures.

11 Mar 15
EOS flashes new dentures

Additive manufacturing creates removable partial dentures with optimized fit, reproducible quality of parts and an economic production model.

10 Mar 15
High-contrast photoacoustics tracks tumor cells

Novel approach uses cell engineering and optical detection of ultrasound to image deep tumor.

10 Mar 15
Raman on the agenda at Pittcon

Multitude of new optical spectroscopy equipment on show at the annual analytical science convention.

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