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    Holograms embossed into vinyl records

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    Czech firm IQ Structures says that its optical technology offers better anti-counterfeiting protection than holographic stickers....

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    Two-color approach speeds-up 3D printing by factor of 100

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    Resin solidified using two lights to control process and resulting products are more durable, says developer U Michigan....

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    Fukushima Residents Return Despite Radiation

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    Eight years after the nuclear meltdown, wary citizens are moving back to contaminated homesteads—some not by choice — Read more...

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    Directed Currents Generated at THz Frequencies Are Higher Than Current Clock Rates

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    Researchers at the Max Born Institute (MBI) generated directed electric currents at terahertz (THz) frequencies from light absorbed in semiconductor...

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    Proper Breathing Brings Better Health

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    Stress reduction, insomnia prevention, emotion control, improved attention—certain breathing techniques can make life better. But where do you start? —...

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    The Kids (Who Use Tech) Seem to Be All Right

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    A rigorous new paper uses a new scientific approach that shows the panic over teen screen time is likely overstated...

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    MicroTAS 2018 Highlights

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    The 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (aka MicroTAS) was held last year in Kaohsiung,...

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    Three-Photon Microscope Reveals All Cortical Layers of Awake Mouse Brain

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    A new three-photon microscope developed at the Picower Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) can deliver rapid, short,...

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    Strain Engineering Produces Highly Stable, Narrow Bandwidth Light From Individual QDs

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    New research at Los Alamos National Laboratory suggests that asymmetrically strained colloidal quantum dots (QDs) can provide stable, blink-free light...

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    Laser test for cardiovascular disease performs well in early clinical study

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    European consortium has developed a prototype laser Doppler vibrometry system that measures arterial stiffness, a major risk factor for undiagnosed...

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    NASA: back-up electronics should return Hubble camera to operations

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    Agency says US government shutdown not expected to impact recovery plan for ‘Wide Field Camera 3’....

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    Solar Farms Shine a Ray of Hope on Bees and Butterflies

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    A trend of planting wildflowers on solar sites could maintain habitat for disappearing bees and butterflies — Read more on...

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    A Second Light Speeds Up 3-D Printing

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    Additive-manufacturing approach that uses near-UV light as a “control knob” could boost production rates by an order of magnitude....

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    Engineered Light Could Improve Health, Boost Food Production

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    Describing LED light as “only in its infancy,” researchers at Sandia National Laboratories say that “engineered lighting” based on LEDs can be...

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    New Additive Manufacturing Method Uses Light to Prevent Resin From Curing Against Vat

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    A new approach to 3D printing uses two-color irradiation of resin formulations that contain both a photoinitiator and a photoinhibitor...

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    Second Harmonic Generation Imaging Reveals Existence of Second Bandgap in a 2D Structure

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    Using time-resolved second harmonic generation (TSHG) microscopy and density functional theory (DFT) calculations, researchers at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science...

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    New App Uses Sonar to Detect Opioid Overdoses

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    The technology utilizes smartphone speakers and microphone to monitor breathing — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Artificial Compound Eyes—on a Budget

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    Researchers in China offer method for creating arrays of convex microlenses, dotted with nanostructures, that could prove cheaper and more...

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    CES 2019: Silicon Line demo’s active optical cable for new HDMI standard

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    Venture-backed German firm also aiming to double production of key components for high-bandwidth optical links....

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    LZH-developed LIBS system on the way to the Pacific Ocean

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    Europe-wide partnership develops laser-based, autonomous measuring system for mineral exploration at up to 6000m depth....

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    A Biologist Reconstructs the Grotesque Efficiency of the Nazis' Killing Machine

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    Lewi Stone used his statistical prowess to reveal the furious intensity of the Holocaust’s industrial-scale genocide during three months of...

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    Holographic Color Prints Combine Phase and Amplitude Control of Light for Better Optical Security

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    A new optical anticounterfeiting device, called “holographic color prints” by its developers at the Singapore University of Technology and Design...

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    Gravitational Lensing Magnifies Light of Quasar from Extremely Distant Space and Time

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    Observations from Gemini Observatory have identified a key fingerprint of an extremely distant quasar, allowing astronomers to sample light emitted...

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    Imaging Physical Properties of Tumors Could Be Used in Precision Medicine

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    A team at the University of Lyon has developed a light-scattering method that maps out the mechanical properties of a...

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    Another Casualty of the Government Shutdown: Hurricane Preparedness

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    Weather models are not being updated and training sessions might be canceled during the budget standoff — Read more on...

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    Light Is Dynamically Controlled in a Programmable Electro-Optic System

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    An integrated photonics platform that can store light and electrically control its frequency in an integrated circuit is the newest...

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    2019 SPIE Startup Challenge semi-finalists named

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    Contenders to showcase innovations in healthcare, lasers, wearables and IoT, hoping to win big at PW 2019....

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    CES 2019: EPFL showcases photonics startups

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    Swiss Pavilion this week hosting several new photonics-led firms at the high-tech expo in Las Vegas....

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    CES 2019: automotive lidar challengers tout new wares

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    Cepton, Blackmore, SOS Lab, AEye, and Ouster among those revealing new designs in Las Vegas....

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    WaveOptics signs augmented reality deals with Taipei manufacturers

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    Oxford, UK, maker of diffractive waveguides agrees development partnerships with Compal and Wistron....

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    Testing for Caffeine Could Help Foil Fake Urine Scam

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    The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play  — Read more...

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    Optogenetic Implant Zaps Bladder Issues

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    A wireless closed-loop optoelectronic system that uses inorganic LEDs aims at attacking bladder disease and incontinence....

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    Top Optics Award Goes to RMIT Physicist

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    The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) has announced Min Gu as the 2019 recipient of the Dennis Gabor...

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    RIT Team Is Developing Computer Vision Technology to Improve Aerial Tracking

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    Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) are developing a visual tracking system to more accurately locate and follow moving...

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    All Sand on Earth Could Be Made of Star Stuff

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    Silica, a common ingredient in sand, concrete and glass, may have its origins in supernovae — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Pluto Probe Encounters a Pristine World in the Solar System's Suburbs

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    Ultima Thule, the most-distant object ever visited by a spacecraft, is revealing our solar system’s deepest history—and, just maybe, revolutionizing...

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    Pure Graphene Generates Photocurrent Over Great Distances for Ultra-Efficient Energy Flow

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    An international research team has discovered a new mechanism for ultra-efficient charge and energy flow in pristine graphene. The team...

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    Cubesats are potential guide stars for next-gen telescopes

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    MIT researchers develop mini satellites with lasers to act as reference light for investigation of exoplanets....

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    CES 2019: optics tech behind new TVs, headlamps and car connectivity

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    Samsung shows off OLED-like TV quality based on new modular micro-LED approach; SLD touts lasers for car headlamps....

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    Gel Packed with Chemical "Scavengers" Protects against Sarin Gas

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    Nanotech particles tucked into a gel coating can prevent poisoning by deadly organophosphates for a week or more — Read...

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    Alzheimer's Attack on the Brain May Vary with Race

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    A new study finds African–Americans with dementia have less buildup of certain toxic proteins in their brains than do whites...

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    Laser-Cooled Plasmas Chill Out to Record Levels

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    Team uses a novel setup to create a strongly coupled, ultracold neutral plasma with a temperature of 50 mK—opening up...

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    Stevens Researcher Receives NSF CAREER Award to Develop Portable Solar Panels

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    Stephanie Lee, an assistant professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, has been awarded a 2019 CAREER Award by the National...

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    Open-source microscope targets brain imaging and disease diagnosis

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    Israel team’s multiphoton PySight tool tracks brain activity in live animals and may even ‘crack’ the neuronal code....

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    Fishy Smarts: Archerfish Can Recognize Human Faces in 3-D

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    The finding suggests this visual ability may be more “primitive” than scientists thought — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Laser Guide Stars for Space-Based Telescopes

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    To gather faint reflected light from distant exoplanets, next-gen space-based instruments could take a page from the adaptive-optics techniques used...

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    The speed of imagination

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    I’ve been going to the same grocery store for years and as often as I can, I queue up in...

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    Bluer than blue: creating pure color with lasers

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    Dutch artist Rubins J. Spaans is known for experimenting with his painting surfaces, which include metal and linen. As a...

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    Optogenetics Device Could Provide Safe, Stable Way to Treat Bladder Problems

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    A tiny, implantable device has been introduced that can detect overactivity in the bladder and use light from biointegrated LEDs...

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    Nanosatellite System Could Lower Cost of High-Resolution Space Imagery

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    A new nanosatellite imaging system developed by Ben-Gurion University (BGU) researchers is able to capture high-resolution images at far less...

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    Researchers Use Light Waves to Study Topological Materials

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    The laws of quantum physics tell us that electrons behave like waves; and in some materials, these electron waves can...

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    Lidar developer Baraja confirms $32M venture round ahead of CES debut

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    Sydney, Australia, startup says tunable wavelength-shifting approach has advantages for autonomous vehicles....

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    Harsh Nazi Parenting Guidelines May Still Affect German Children of Today

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    The Nazi regime urged German mothers to ignore their toddlers’ emotional needs—the better to raise hardened soldiers and followers. Attachment...

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    UD Students Build Millimeter Wave Imager to See Through Solid Objects

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    A camera-like device that generates and detects millimeter waves that “see” through solid objects has been built by a University...

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    Tunable, Nonlinear Metamaterials Could Facilitate Optical Communication

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    Scientists from the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, King’s College London, Paris Diderot University, and the University of Hartford have...

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    How to improve the sensitivity of coplanar electrodes and micro channel design in electrical impedance flow cytometry: a study

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    Abstract This paper describes a comprehensive analysis of the geometrical parameters influencing the sensitivity of a coplanar electrode layout for...

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    Using Light to Stop Itch Could Provide Relief From Skin Diseases

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    Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Rome have used light to stop itch — at best an...

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    VCSEL suppliers hit by Apple profit warning

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    II-VI, Lumentum and IQE see valuations slide as the iPhone maker scales back sales expectations....

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    Optogenetics Device Provides Targeted Control Over Light Delivered to Neurons

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    A University of Arizona research team has developed a wireless, battery-free method for controlling the intensity and frequency of light...

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    Virus concentration and purification by a microfluidic filtering system with an integrated PEGylated antifouling membrane

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    Abstract We present the integration of a nanoporous membrane functionalized with hydrophilic polymer brushes, poly(ethylene glycol) methacrylate (PEGMA), into a...

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    Controllable production of Janus ligaments by AC fields in a flow-focusing junction

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    Abstract We report the production of bicomponent Janus filaments of miscible aqueous fluids in a microfluidic electro-flow-focusing device under the...

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    System Uses QD Array to Tackle Scalability Issues in Quantum Computing

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    A research team led by the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) has constructed a hybrid device for quantum...

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    US health authorities clear infrared analyzer for human breast milk

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    Food & Drug Administration (FDA) OK’s device measuring concentrations of fat, carbohydrate, and protein in human milk....

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    Photonics21 announces Infoday to promote Photonics 2019 calls

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    Two identified so far with total budget of €75m: “Pilot Lines for Photonic Devices” and “Applications-driven components”....

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    Laser diode system detects counterfeit olive oils

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    Researchers at UCM Madrid and Scintillon Institute (US) develop sensor to detect fake oil – such as ordinary types sold...

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    Shining a Light on Counterfeit EVOO

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    A proof-of-concept tool that uses fluorescence spectra to measure the quality of extra-virgin olive oil could help combat the sale...

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    Microwaveguides Could Speed Control of Light Flux in PICs

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    In order to increase the speed with which photonic integrated circuits (PICs) control light flux, researchers are investigating new materials...

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    Roy J. Glauber, Physicist Who Helped Lay the Foundations of Quantum Optics, Dies at 93

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    Roy J. Glauber, Nobel laureate, passed away Dec. 26, 2018, at the age of 93. Glauber was awarded one-half of...

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    Photonics21 announces Infoday to promote 2019 calls

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    Two identified so far with total budget of €75m: “Pilot Lines for Photonic Devices” and “Applications-driven components”....

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    Abstract In this chapter, we present the full list, including all partners and key references, of three main types of...

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    AI System Learns to Diagnose, Classify Intracranial Hemorrhage

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    A team of investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed a system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to diagnose...

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    Microgears Made from Germanium Generate Twisted Light

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    Miniature gears made from germanium have demonstrated the ability to generate light with orbital angular momentum (OAM). This new light...

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    Laser World of PHOTONICS CHINA 2019

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    LASER World of PHOTONICS CHINA 2019 will open at Shanghai New International Expo Center on March 20-22, 2019. The trade...

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    Nikon allies with Velodyne Lidar

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    $25M investment will see Japanese camera giant collaborate to combine precision optics technology with Velodyne sensors....

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    Drones Used to Find Toy-Like "Butterfly" Land Mines

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    Quadcopters with thermal imagery cameras can help detect vicious mini-mines that often kill or maim children — Read more on...

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    Maxwell’s Demon Goes Quantum

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    System for swapping quantum states could have applications in computing and nano-refrigeration....

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    Machine Learning Identifies Nearly All US Solar Panels from 1 Billion Images

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    Stanford University scientists developed a machine learning program that analyzed more than 1 billion high-resolution satellite images and identified nearly...

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    Researchers Achieve Strong Optomechanical Coupling of Light and Sound

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    A strong coupling regime between light and high-frequency acoustic sound waves was demonstrated by a team from Imperial College London,...

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    Drones Used to Find Toylike "Butterfly" Land Mines

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    Quadcopters with thermal imagery cameras can help detect vicious mini-mines that often kill or maim children — Read more on...

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    Optical memory cell achieves ‘record’ data storage density

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    New device could enable computers that use optics and electrical signals to interact with data....

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    SPIE applauds passage of US National Quantum Initiative Act

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    Bipartisan legislation creates national policy to encourage quantum research and technology development....

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    The Next Climate Frontier: Predicting a Complex Domino Effect

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    Motivated by events like Hurricane Harvey, researchers are trying to determine how climate change interacts with agriculture, energy, transportation and...

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    Light-Sound Coupling Could Aid Quantum Devices

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    Team of U.K. researchers overcomes technical challenges to achieve strong coupling between optical and GHz mechanical modes....

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    Open Source Software Can Model Interactions of Femtosecond Laser Pulses

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    Hussar software, developed by scientists from the Polish Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Physical Chemistry and the University of Warsaw,...

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    Label-Free System Images Molecular Features of Cancer Tissue in Real Time

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    A team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has visualized the tumor microenvironment of human breast tissue shortly after...

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    New Computer Vision System Mimics How Humans Visualize Objects

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    A computer vision system that can identify objects based on the same method of visual learning that humans use has...

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    Laser Diodes in Sensor Detect Quality Differences in Olive Oils

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    Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and the Scintillon Institute have designed a sensor that can detect counterfeit...

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    Western Drought Ranks among the Worst of the Last Millennium

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    As temperatures warm, it becomes more likely the drought will match past “megadroughts” for length as well — Read more...

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    Imec, Ghent, SEED Develop Autonomous, Electronic Contact Lens

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    Nanoelectronic hub imec, Ghent University, and contact lens manufacturer SEED Co. have developed a contact lens with an integrated LED...

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    Hyperspectral Imager Will Communicate Climate Changes from Space

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    The photos from a tiny IR hyperspectral camera, taken from a nanosatellite that has now reached space, could provide information...

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    Correction to: A T-junction device allowing for two simultaneous orthogonal views: application to bubble formation and break-up

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    The article ‘A T-junction device allowing for two simultaneous orthogonal views: application to bubble formation and break-up’, written by Davide...

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    IR Image Encoding and Camouflage System Uses Plasmonics to Hide Images from Naked Eye

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    Using a plasmonic nanostructure, researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) have devised a way to hide information on...

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    IDEX Opens Rochester Facility

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    Life sciences and optics technology developer IDEX Health & Science LLC opened its new state-of-the-art facility in Rochester, N.Y., aiming...

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    Plant Hallucinogen Holds Hope for Diabetes Treatment

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    A potent molecular cocktail containing a compound from ayahuasca spurs rapid growth of insulin-producing cells — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Controlling a Nanoparticle’s Position with Light

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    A low-loss, tunable hybrid optomechanical system could be promising for room temperature quantum optomechanics....

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    Amazon Reveals Machine Learning Services

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    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) has announced 13 new machine learning capabilities and services, across all layers in the machine...

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    Mobile Device Detects Parasitic Infections Quickly Using Holographic Analysis and Deep Learning

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    Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering have developed an inexpensive, portable platform that can detect motile parasites...

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    With First-Ever Landing on Moon's Farside, China Enters "Luna Incognita"

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    The Chang’e-4 mission could have major effects on Earthbound science and politics — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Teledyne to Acquire Scientific Imaging Businesses of Roper Technologies

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    Teledyne Technologies Inc. and Roper Technologies Inc. have entered into an agreement under which Teledyne will acquire the scientific imaging...

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    Space Telescope Detects Hydrated Minerals in Numerous Asteroids

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    A Kobe University research team has detected the existence of water in a number of asteroids for the first time....

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    Researchers Film the Ultrafast Conversion of Light into Electricity

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    A team from Kiel University (CAU) filmed the conversion of light energy into a solid — an exchange that takes...

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    Roper sells scientific imaging brands to Teledyne

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    $225M deal sees Princeton Instruments, Lumenera, and Photometrics transfer to owner of sensor firm e2v....

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    Novel low-energy nanolaser shines in all directions

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    Dutch research group says the key to omnidirectional emission is the introduction of irregularities in its lasing materials....

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    Cisco backs silicon photonics with $660M Luxtera move

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    Venture-backed Carlsbad firm is acknowledged leader in technology wanted to alleviate data center traffic bottlenecks....

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    Laser-pointer to help 'CubeSats' transmit data to Earth

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    MIT-designed platform offers precision that mini-satellites require to transmit precisely large data packets from orbit to earth....

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    MIT publishes its ‘35 Innovators Under 35’ list for 2018

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    Many of this year’s cohort tipped for great technology futures are working in photonics-related innovation fields....

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    There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought

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    Philosopher Peter Carruthers insists that conscious thought, judgment and volition are illusions. They arise from processes of which we are...

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    <i>Apollo 8,</i> 50 Years Later: The Greater Leap

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    The first flight to take astronauts around the moon looms larger than the first to land — Read more on...

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    National Quantum Initiative Act Approved by U.S. House

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    The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the final version of the National Quantum Initiative (NQI) Act, H.R. 6227. The...

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    New High-Power, Tunable THz Laser Is Slated for Space Mission

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    A new terahertz (THz) laser designed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has demonstrated high constant power, tight...

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    Compact Optical Waveguides Exhibit Low Light Loss for Use in Biosensors, Wearable Displays

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    Tiny, flexible waveguides, made in a clear silicone commonly used for biomedical applications, were created by a research team at...

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    Metasurface for Nonlinear Manipulation Could Simplify Wireless Communication

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    Scientists have developed a metasurface that enables efficient manipulation of spectral harmonic distribution, and have proposed a novel architecture for...

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    Cisco Announces Its Intention to Acquire Luxtera Inc.

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    Networking hardware and software company Cisco Systems Inc. has announced its intention to acquire privately held Luxtera Inc., a semiconductor...

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    Flexible Waveguides Exhibit Low Light Loss for Biosensors, Wearables

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    Tiny, flexible waveguides, made in a clear silicone commonly used for biomedical applications, were created by a research team at...

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    Luminar collaborating with Audi's autonomous driving subsidiary (AID)

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    AID is center of excellence for development of urban autonomous driving technologies across the Volkswagen Group....

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    Quantum cascade lasers to help optimize individual food plans

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    Swiss QCL maker Alpes Lasers heads up new European project that will generate personalized plans for improved nutrition in young...

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    Trumpf targets VCSELs in deal to buy Philips Photonics

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    Acquisition of major supplier of components used in smart phone 3D sensor units expected to complete in spring 2019....

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    Portable optical system uses AI to better detect parasites

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    UCLA-developed system uses just 3 ml of bodily fluid, analyzed within 20 min, to detect of parasitic infections faster, more...

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    The Brain's Autopilot Mechanism Steers Consciousness

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    Freud’s notion of a dark, libidinous unconscious is obsolete. A new theory holds that the brain produces a continuous stream...

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    Getting the Dirt on Creation&mdash;inside OSIRIS-REx's First Close Look at Bennu

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    NASA’s first sample-return mission to an asteroid is a voyage into the genesis of our solar system—and, perhaps, the precursors...

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    Numerical simulation of particle migration in different contraction–expansion ratio microchannels

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    Abstract Inertial microfluidic device has been widely used for particle/cell manipulation in recent years, due to the attractive advantages of...

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    Top sheath flow-assisted secondary flow particle manipulation in microchannels with the slanted groove structure

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    Abstract In the regime of inertial microfluidics, the secondary flow is widely adopted to reduce the number of the equilibrium...

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    Laser Micromachining for Efficient, Biocompatible Waveguides

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    Using multiphoton laser direct writing, researchers construct thin, low-loss waveguides in PDMS that could find use in biosensors and endoscopes....

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    Laser-Based Imaging Technique Uncovers the Origin of Feathers

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    If you think that feathers are for the birds, you may be interested to know that Earth’s first feathered creature...

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    Photochemical Deracemization of Chiral Compounds Could Assist Drug Development

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    Deploying a photochemical method, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has achieved deracemization of chiral compounds for...

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    Device for Measuring Nanoparticles Could Aid in Quantum Measurement

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    A new device that can measure and control an optically trapped nanoparticle with extreme sensitivity has been developed by researchers...

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    Deep Learning Is Used to Recover Objects in Low Light

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    A new imaging technique, developed by engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), demonstrates that deep neural networks (DNNs) can...

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    AI-Based System Uses Microscopic Images to Identify Cancer Cell Types

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    A system based on a convolutional neural network (CNN), developed at Osaka University, has shown that it is able to...

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    Mouse Kidney Image Wins Biomed Central Photo Competition

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    An image of a mouse kidney, entitled “Kidney Rainbow,” is the winner of the second annual Biomed Central (BMC) “Research...

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    Netherlands to invest €236 m in photonics development

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    PhotonDelta initiative involves government, regions, firms and research centers across the country....

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    Excelitas gets into OCT with Axsun Technologies acquisition

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    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) subsystem developer sold to Excelitas by private equity group Anzu Partners....

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    Expanding Zeiss posts another record year

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    Optics giant benefits from continued semiconductor equipment boom; set to expand with new metrology facility in Detroit....

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    A Network Theorist Seeks "Universal Laws" of Success

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    A scientist leverages big data to pin down precepts that extend beyond the self-help aisle — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Experimental study of gas flow characteristics in micro-/nano-pores in tight and shale reservoirs using microtubes under high pressure and low pressure gradients

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    Abstract Due to abundant micro-/nanoscale pores and throats, gas flow behavior in tight/shale reservoirs always showed strongly nonlinearity which deviated...

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    Europe’s Plan S Casts Shadow on Scholarly Societies

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    Some voices assert that the aggressive open-access plan could actually weaken nonprofits, and strengthen the hands of commercial firms, in...

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    Drones Could Simplify Animated Film Production

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    Computer scientists at ETH Zürich have developed a system that could transform the way animated films are made. The research...

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    National Photonics Initiative applauds US Senate as quantum legislation passes

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    National Quantum Initiative wins bipartisan backing for plan to establish quantum sector in the US....

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    U.S. Health Official Expresses Alarm at Increase in Vaping among Teens

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    Nora Volkow of the National Institute on Drug Abuse addresses record high stats among 12th graders — Read more on...

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    Pterosaurs Just Keep Getting Weirder

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    They beat birds at powered flight. Were they also a step ahead with feathers? — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com...

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    Caught in the Act–Astronomers Get Their Best Look Yet at a Supernova Blowing Up

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    New observations of a stellar explosion have revealed a surprise that could point to the trigger behind these violent, yet...

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    Warm White Light from a Single LED Material

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