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CCNY researchers demonstrate effectiveness of contrast agent Cytate in detectcing prostate cancer

... NEW YORK, June 26, 2008 Researchers at the Institute for ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers (IUSL) at The City College of New York (CCNY) have ...ecause of its high affinity for the receptors. The researchers performed ultrafast time-resolved fluorescence polarization measurements on Cytate solution as ...

NWO/Spinoza Prize for literature, microbiology, physics and medicine

...and the study of cultural nationalism. Prof. Th.H.M. (Theo) Rasing, physicist at the Radboud University Nijmegen. Rasing's work includes the use of ultrafast laser pulses to manipulate tiny magnets. Prof. W.M. (Willem) de Vos, microbiologist at Wageningen University. De Vos has performed groundbreaking r...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Opens the World's First Delivery Unit for Mothers Diagnosed with Birth Defects in Fetus

...mes to the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit for an evaluation, they will have a series of tests all in one single day -- a level II ultrasound, an ultrafast fetal MRI and an echocardiogram. After the images are evaluated, the team sits down with the family to discuss the diagnosis and treatment options. ...

Scientists using laser light to detect potential diseases via breath samples, says new study

..., Ye's team had several CU-Boulder volunteer students breath into an optical cavity -- a space between two curved mirrors -- and then directed sets of ultrafast laser pulses into the cavity. As the light pulses ricocheted around the cavity tens of thousands of times, the researchers determined which frequencie...

Broward Health and ProHeart MD Kick Off NFL Alumni Health Program

...ute best in healthcare screenings for our members. The teaming of Broward General Medical Center with ProHeart MD made the choice obvious." Using the ultrafast 64-slice CT scanner, physicians can image a beating heart and its blood vessels without blurring. The technology provides doctors with accurate result...

Single Protein Plays A Major Role In Prion Diseases

...rch showed that prions - strange, self-replicating proteins that cause fatal brain diseases - convert healthy protein into abnormal protein through an ultrafast process. This good-gone-bad conversion is one way that prions multiply and spread disease. But scientists believe that there is another crucial s...

Efforts To Replace Reading Glasses Are In View

...asses: ‘I got sick of wearing these things.’ The U-M tool uses bubbles, ultrafast optics and ultrasound to measure the thickness and rigidity of the lens dur...edical applications. For the treatment of presbyopia, the U-M team used ultrafast laser pulses to create tiny gas bubbles within the intraocular lens. Before...
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e.cam duet

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Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

John Spence, a physicist at Arizona State University, is a longtime user of the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he has contributed to major advances in lensless imaging. It's a particularly apt propensity for someone who works with x-rays, since they can't be ...

Novel ultrafast laser detection of cancer cells also may improve understanding of stem cells

To investigate tumors, pathologists currently rely on labor-intensive microscopic examination, using century-old cell-staining methods that can take days to complete and may give false readings. A lightning-fast laser technique, led by Sandia National Laboratories researcher Paul Gourley, has pr...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

...Affect Revenue Growth in Laser Market II-7 Innovation - Creating New Dimension II-7 Photovoltaic (PV) and Lasers II-7 Disk Lasers II-8 ultrafast Lasers - Witnessing Rapid Growth II-9 Players cash in on Fiber Lasers' Success II-9 Consolidation Wave Spreads In II-9 Recent M&A Acti...

Slicing chromosomes leads to new insights into cell division

... ANN ARBOR, Mich.By using ultrafast laser pulses to slice off pieces of chromosomes and observe how the chromosomes behave, biomedical engineers at the University of Michigan have gained...

Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path

...ond, which makes experimental observation extremely challenging. A premier ultrafast laser spectroscopic detection system that Lin has built, with the sponsorsh...nitesimally discrete slivers, allowing the group to capture vast numbers of ultrafast frames from the components of these exceedingly rapid reactions. These fra...

Case Western Reserve researchers looking at light-induced toxins in air and water

...8 paper, "Environmental Photochemistry of Nitro-PAHs: Direct Observation of ultrafast Intersystem Crossing in 1-Nitropyrene," was one of the first scholarly work...t for science. " His group is also focused in studying the light-induced ultrafast relaxation pathways in other relevant bio-organic compounds. ...

Molecules in the spotlight

...f the research led by Professor Majed Chergui, head of EPFL's laboratory of ultrafast Spectroscopy in collaboration with the FEMTO group at PSI appear online Dec...ight with a source of femtosecond X-ray pulses, in a technique now known as ultrafast X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy. "With the extremely short wavelengths of thi...

8 National Medals of Science awardees to be honored at gala, then the White House

...ch group have contributed to many important areas of physical and materials chemistry research. Research interests include the use of steady-state and ultrafast laser spectroscopy to understand relaxation, transport and conversion of energy in molecules, in solids, in photosynthetic systems, semiconductor quan...

The genetics of the white horse unraveled

...ormally completely white by six to eight years of age but the skin remains pigmented. Thus, the process resembles greying in humans but the process is ultrafast in these horses. The research presented now demonstrates that all Grey horses carry exactly the same mutation which must have been inherited from a co...

The photonic beetle

... SALT LAKE CITY Researchers have been unable to build an ideal photonic crystal to manipulate visible light, impeding the dream of ultrafast optical computers. But now, University of Utah chemists have discovered that nature already has designed photonic crystals with the ideal, diamond-lik...
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REPLI-g UltraFast Mini Kit

For the fastest reliable whole genome amplification The REPLI-g UltraFast Mini Kit provides highly uniform whole genome amplification from a variety of sample types in just 6090 minutes. The new REPLI-g UltraFast DNA Polymerase allows fast, accurate amplification of...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

...s and has prompted speculation that graphene could eventually supplant silicon as the substance of choice for computer chips, offering the prospect of ultrafast computers operating at terahertz speeds, rocketing past current gigahertz chip technology. Yet, despite encouraging progress, a thorough understanding...

New organic material may speed Internet access

...ght propagation. "With pure silicon," says Biaggio, "you can build waveguides that enable you to control light beam propagation, but you cannot get ultrafast light-to-light interaction. Using only silicon, people have achieved a data switching rate of only 20 to 30 gigabits per second, and this is very slow...

U of T chemistry discovery brings organic solar cells a step closer

... effects, even under relatively normal conditions." "We found that the ultrafast movement of energy through and between molecules happens by a quantum-mecha... This means that a chemical property structure -- can be used to steer the ultrafast migration of energy using quantum coherence. The unique properties of conj...

Stanford: Quantum computing spins closer

... by Stanford researchers who announced their success in a paper published in the journal Nature . Working in the Ginzton Laboratory, they've employed ultrafast lasers to set a new speed record for the time it takes to rotate the spin of an individual electron and confirm the spin's new position. Why does t...

Ultrafast lasers give CU-Boulder researchers a snapshot of electrons in action

...rengths, Murnane said. These springs are the chemical bonds, made up of shared electrons, which hold all matter together. In this experiment they used ultrafast laser pulses to "twang" these springs, making the nanoscale molecular Slinkies vibrate. However, unlike real springs, when researchers vibrate the mol...

A snapshot of the transformation

...eeded access to time and real-space that is impossible to study using traditional methods such as conventional in situ TEM (limited to video rates) or ultrafast diffraction (which presently lacks direct real-space imaging capabilities), the DTEM fit the bill. "The ability to determine not only crystal struc...

A look into the nanoscale

...nanometer spatial resolution of violent and destructive events in which the sample is completely destroyed. The new technique is necessary to study ultrafast dynamics of non crystalline materials at nanometer-length scales. This includes fracture dynamics, shock formation, spallation, ablation and plasma fo...

New technique measures ultrashort laser pulses at focus

...hnologys School of Physics and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in ultrafast Optical Physics. The device was described in a presentation at the Confe...time as they go through the focus. A lot of chemists and biologists use ultrafast lasers, so it was important that our device be easy to use because non-lase...

Nanoswitches toggled by light

...searchers led by Ahmed H. Zewail successfully used ultrafast electron microscopy (UEM) to observe nanoscopic st...ogy (Pasadena, USA) are renowned for their work in ultrafast science and technology. Zewail received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1999 for the development of ultrafast laser techniques that are capable of revealing the...
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