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26 Aug 21
PROSCOPE project aims for early-stage bowel cancer detection

Multimodal platform should allow cellular-level colon imaging in real-time.

25 Aug 21
Accusations fly as Velodyne boardroom clash intensifies

Latest claims by company founder David Hall dismissed as ‘false statements’ to divert attention from ongoing arbitration.

25 Aug 21
SoCalGas firm to use gas-mapping LiDAR to cut methane leaks

US’s largest gas distribution utility signs $12M deal for airborne laser solution from Bridger Photonics.

25 Aug 21
Common solar technology can power devices indoors, says NIST

Converting ambient light indoors could power smoke alarms, IoT devices, and more, removing need for batteries, power supplies.

25 Aug 21
Blood spectroscopy test shows promise for Covid-19 triage

Rapid, low-cost blood analysis with standard FTIR equipment helps identify those patients more likely to develop severe disease.

24 Aug 21
Jülich Research Center develops novel infrared detector for smart phones

Sensor from German-Italian group makes visible two key ranges of infrared not previously revealed by regular photodiodes.

24 Aug 21
Korea’s Speclipse lands $8M for real-time cancer diagnosis with laser

Seoul startup has developed laser-induced plasma spectroscopy scanner for biomedical use.

24 Aug 21
Osaka University observes one million cells in single field-of-view

Technique could allow dynamic imaging of complex systems and multicellular events.

23 Aug 21
Metal halide perovskite paired with silicon breaks solar cell efficiency limit

Oxford PV paper reports “record” 29.5% performance of tandem cells, which could rapidly scale up solar energy.

23 Aug 21
Hamamatsu develops ‘smallest’ wavelength-swept QCL

Mountable in small spaces, this laser is designed for portable volcanic gas monitoring systems.

19 Aug 21
Kairos Aerospace secures $26 million in Series C funding

US-based aerial methane leak detection company invested in by Silicon Valley “deep tech” investor DCVC.

19 Aug 21
Leak-detecting quantum camera can cut oil and gas industry emissions

Development by Bristol-based QLM visualizes and measures quantity of methane lost through leaks from a great distance.

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