Pocket power

Whether it’s to check the quality of a bottle of wine, determine whether an organic apple is really pesticide-free, or even self-diagnose a rash at […]

LZH pioneers optical biohybrid pacemaker

European project BioPACE develops “light-hearted” approach to treating cardiac arrhythmia. German research center Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) has developed a “biohybrid cardiac pacemaker” in cooperation […]

Claims of live cell imaging breakthrough

Researchers at Bar-Ilan University and UCLA combine computational imaging algorithm with super-resolution microscopy. Monitoring the biological processes inside living cells as they occur, at the […]

MIT researchers can read closed books

Ten years ago, MIT researchers proved that it was possible to look through an envelope and read the text inside using terahertz spectroscopic imaging. This […]

Facebook develops detector for LiFi internet

Researchers from Facebook’s Connectivity Lab have demonstrated a new concept for detecting optical communication signals travelling through the air. The new technology, described in journal Optica, could enable faster optical […]