Optical cell sorting

LTResearchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.  Read more in The Scientist…

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Squeezing oil from stone

CartoC.jpgA laboratory experiment offers guidance for how to maximize oil extraction through the injection of water.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Fluid dynamics explains ancient organism behavior

Protocinctus_CFD.pngNonlinear equations establish how long-extinct marine creatures moved and fed.  Read more at Physics Today…

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Guided by holes

G&H-1.pngThe latest developments in photonic crystal fibres, optical fibres with unique light guiding properties.  Read more in Electro Optics…

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Synthetic Biology Research Campaign sheds light on productivity in cyanobacteria.

Cyanobacteria 400j.jpgResearch program leads to practically useful and fundamentally interesting knowledge about how to genetically optimize cyanobacteria for increased biomass production. Read more in The Molecular Bond…

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Designer DNA: Computational tools for mapping out synthetic nucleic acids

LT2Some of the tools available to synthetic biologists for gleaning function from sequence, predicting protein structure, reducing synthesis errors, and designing complex systems. Read more in The Scientist…

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Fabulous fabrics

synrad-perforation.pngThe wealth of ways that textiles can be cut, engraved, perforated, and patterned with a laser. Read more in Laser Systems Europe (pg 22-24)…

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Identifying avalanche tipping points

avalanche-pic1.JPGThe balance between snow depth and surface slope is the key to how avalanches behave.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Laser design emits multicolor light

Odem1 copyScientists have developed the capability to generate multiwavelength lasing in a single device, with precise control over the different colours.  Read more in MRS Bulletin…

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Enhancing vision

eyes.jpgHow laser-based systems are advancing vision correction surgeries. Read more in Electro Optics…

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