Automated optical tracking system will improve existing capabilities at the Mount Stromlo observatory near Canberra.
Laser-assisted thermal ablation is used to treat otherwise inoperable lesions; Texan firm has many other photonic technologies in development.
Direction Générale pour l'Armement (DGA) claims world first as new high-precision missile strikes within one meter of its target.
LEDs, fluorescent lamps and automated control techniques will have a huge impact from 2014 onwards, says analyst.
"A" class general LED bulbs launched by top lighting firms this year are the start of a push to replace familiar incandescent lights in our homes, discovers Andy Extance.*
Fly-by images of mysterious Lutetia taken by instrument featuring sensor made by UK company e2v.
Pulsed red light forces tumour cells to "suck in" drugs from their environment
Pantec Biosolutions receives a CE mark in the EU for its needle-free painless laser injection system.
Munich company joins forces with Canadian firm on European Southern Observatory project.
Organic lasers show tremendous promise for sensing the vapours given off by the explosives found in landmines
Two big names in the laser industry join forces to develop femtosecond systems for industrial materials processing.