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Pushing the imaging envelope

November 13, 2017

With support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an engineer at Washington University in St. Louis plans…
Deep water corals glow in the dark to survive

July 5, 2017

Corals in shallow waters glow because of fluorescent proteins that act as sunblock, protecting the endangered species from…
Shining a fluorescent light on the brain

February 25, 2016

Scientists have now described the engineering of a bright red fluorescent protein-based voltage indicator, providing pathways to understanding…
New research extends classic quantum optics phenomenon

November 13, 2015

Physicists have extended the theory of resonance fluorescence, a classic phenomenon in quantum optics, to 2D nanostructures that…
Researchers transform slow emitters into fast light sources

October 23, 2015

Researchers from Brown University, in collaboration with colleagues from Harvard, have developed a new way to control light…
Chance effect of lab’s fluorescent lights leads to discovery

October 15, 2015

An accidental discovery of a “quantum Etch-a-Sketch” that may lead to the next generation of advanced computers and…
New on-chip optical sensing technique used to detect multiple flu strains

October 7, 2015

New chip-based optical sensing technologies developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz and Brigham Young University enable the…
A Silver Lining: nanoclusters inside synthetic DNA

April 24, 2015

UCSB researchers cradle silver nanoclusters inside synthetic DNA to create a programmed, tunable fluorescent array. The silver used…
Lighting the way to the future

September 3, 2013

The highly inefficient incandescent light bulb is now a thing of the past, banned from European supermarket shelves…
Researcher working to test rape kit dye that will work on all skin colors

June 21, 2013

After a rape, forensic nurses fully document sexual assault victims’ injuries by using a dye that causes lacerations…
The fluorescent future of solar cells

May 10, 2013

For some solar cells, the future may be fluorescent. Scientists at Yale have improved the ability of a…
Fluorescent Light Revealed as Gauge of Coral Health

March 14, 2013

Coral reefs not only provide the world with rich, productive ecosystems and photogenic undersea settings, they also contribute…
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