Listening to blood cells: Simple test could use sound waves for diagnosing blood-related diseases
New research reveals that when red blood cells are hit with laser light, they produce high frequency sound waves that contain a great deal of information. Similar to the way one can hear the voices of different ...
Tiny gold probes give scientists a sense of how disease develops
Tiny chemical sensors implanted into patients could help diagnose disease and track its progress, following a development by scientists.
Microelectronics: Automating cancer detection
Microelectronic engineers in Singapore have developed and tested sensor technology that can detect and measure a chemical signature of bladder cancer. The light-based sensor could eventually be used for the ...
Explaining interactions between light, heat, and charge carriers in silicon photonic microresonators
In an article appearing in the March 28th issue of Physical Review Letters, researchers from Northwestern University working with researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) ...
Liquid crystal's chaotic inner dynamics
Scientists have unearthed a new dynamic process induced by strong electric fields in thin liquid crystal cells.