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    Discovery: DNA fluoresces naturally

    A team at the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois (US) has recently caught DNA doing something that has never been seen before: it blinked. For decades,...
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    Sniffer Plasmons Could Detect Explosives

    Physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) have found that the two-dimensional form of carbon, known as graphene, might be the ideal material for manufacturing plasmonic devices capable of...
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  • The images show PET scans of a mouse with a large tumor by the white arrow The tumor is treated with nanoparticles, which are injected directly into the tumor and are then flashed with near infrared laser light The laser light heats the nanoparticles, thu
  • A cross-sectional scanning electron microscopy images of a 750 nm period grating fabricated by focused ion beam milling in a 300 nm thick amorphous germanium antimony telluride film on silica CREDIT KarvounisGholipourMacDonaldZheludev, Optoelectronics Res
  • Digital Glass can provide new ways to harvests sunlight Here are football field-sized solar thermal power plants that use microfluidic-based solar collector panels
  • Laser Fusion

    Advancement in Practical Use of Laser Fusion

    The Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, Toyota Motor Corporation and Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. have announced the discovery of a new efficient heating mechanism for fusion fuel by irradiating opposed two...
  • Scientist Discover Possible Fifth Force of Nature

    Scientist Discover Possible Fifth Force of Nature

    Scientists at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine; US) may have discovered a previously unknown subatomic particle that could indicate a fifth force of nature and be key to understanding dark matter in the universe.  “The...
  • Hologram of a single photon reconstructed from raw measurements left and theoretically predicted right
  • This diagram depicts the way a mid-infrared laser red cylinder, left can send a beam through the atmosphere that generates filaments of ionized air molecules multicolored beam, center, shown with magnified view These filaments, which can be kilometers lon

    Mid-Infrared Laser System Could Detect Atmospheric Chemicals

    Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in collaboration with researchers in Binghamton, New York (US) and Hamburg, Germany, have developed a new system that uses mid-infrared, ultra-fast pulsed lasers to turn regions of...
  • Converting Sunlight Into Hot Electrons Using Gold Nanoparticles

    Light-Activated Gold Nanoparticles Boost Solar Efficiency

    Researchers from Rice University in Texas (US) are using light-activated gold nanoparticles to boost the efficiency of solar cells. The new method converts harvested sunlight into clean, renewable energy via the process of splitting water molecules...
  • A sample of the mineral perovskite is shown in the foreground, while behind it is an image the researchers used to prove the effects of intense light on a thin film of perovskite Fluorescence imaging shows that areas that received more light became more p

    Light Heals Defects in Perovskite, Boosting Performance

    Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington (US) and Oxford University in the UK, have made strides toward better understanding why tiny...
  • MoS2 Nanocavity Could Boost Solar Cells, Optoelectronics and More
  • Optogenetics-Based System Automates Testing Drugs for Cardiotoxicity

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