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20 Aug 14
Burloak investing $11.5m in additive systems

Ontario-based developer of engineering solutions establishing Canada’s first laser additive manufacturing center.

18 Aug 14
Silex suspends 100MW concentrated PV project

CPV developer hit by changes to renewable targets in Australia and low wholesale electricity prices.

18 Aug 14
SPIE plenary highlights wearable potential

Babak Parviz, one of the creators of Google Glass, looks forward to "smart" devices becoming unobtrusive.

14 Aug 14
Illumination simulator snapped up by Hollywood

Car industry also interested - as lighting and design innovations debut at this week's Siggraph expo.

14 Aug 14
Rosetta's UV spectrometer 'up and running'

'ALICE' instrument has started receiving data as the ESA probe approaches comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

12 Aug 14
Hyperspectral drones see 'down to the grape'

Winemaking and the emergency services are just two of the many sectors beginning to benefit from the combination of optics and UAVs.

06 Aug 14
Cell-CT spots early signs of cancer in cell nuclei

Optical microscopy platform from VisionGate could have implications for 3D pathology techniques.

05 Aug 14
Novel glass surface tackles glare and reflection

Corning and ICFO integrate micro- and nano-structured features on monolithic glass.

04 Aug 14
New Mars mission to get upgraded laser tools

Los Alamos team to build improved version of 'ChemCam' instrument currently analyzing the red planet.

30 Jul 14
Near-IR lasers set to aid vaccinations

US firm SemiNex awarded project funding by National Institutes of Health.

29 Jul 14
Motor racing team solves oil problem with laser-printed part

Collaboration between 3D Systems and English Racing demonstrates flexibility of laser additive manufacturing.

29 Jul 14
GLE consolidates laser uranium separation as market bites

Focus switches to reduced US program after Japanese shutdown narrows market; Silex hopes for resumption when conditions pick up.

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